Simon assumed the role of permanent Director of Acute Commissioning in June 2019, having served in this role temporarily since January 2019. Prior to this he was Chief Officer of NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG.
Simon started his career as a practitioner in operating theatres in Leeds General Infirmary and brings 30 years’ of NHS experience to his role. As Director of Acute Commissioning he oversees the relationship with acute providers across the three North Yorkshire CCGs, including commissioning and performance. He will also support transformation and service redesign initiatives ensuring that acute care best serves the needs of North Yorkshire.