Appointment of new Director of Performance and Improvement
11 August 2017

Appointment of a new Director of Performance and Improvement

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Anuschka Muller as its new Director of Performance and Improvement. She will take up the role in October.

Anuschka is currently the Head of Performance and Intelligence at West Sussex County Council. Prior to that she re-designed the authority’s Insight Team into an analytical powerhouse to support its senior leadership team in its strategic decision-making.

Anuschka grew up in Berlin, Germany and has a Master and PhD in Biology and a Master in Forestry.

The appointment was made following a rigorous process involving a high quality field of external candidates.

Siobhan Melia, Chief Executive, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust said: “Anuschka is passionate about turning data into actionable intelligence and insight and realising its value for public services. She has a proven track record of identifying opportunities for more effective and efficient service design and delivery to improve health outcomes and experience of care. She brings extensive experience in storytelling with data which is effective and engaging.”

Anuschka Muller, added: “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to join such a fantastic organisation and to lead its performance and improvement agenda. The role of data, performance, insight and intelligence is going to become more and more important. The need for clear messages is crucial to help managers make decisions based on evidence rather than gut feeling. I will introduce a new approach, storytelling with data, which is a great way of bringing data to life.”