NHS Improvement (NHSI) has confirmed the appointment of Tim Shercliff as non-executive
director of East Cheshire NHS Trust – the NHS body which runs Macclesfield, Congleton and Knutsford hospitals along with a range of community healthcare services.
Mr Shercliff has a background in the information technology sector where he held executive management roles at IBM, before setting up his own business in 2005, specialising in strategy and transformation. He was a visiting fellow at Manchester Business School in 2009-2012 and has helped establish and run three social enterprises, two of them in Macclesfield.
Mr Shercliff commented: “I am delighted to be joining the East Cheshire NHS Trust Board and look forward to helping them meet the challenges ahead. I am keen to support our local NHS and continue my involvement in activities that improve the local community.”
Non-executive appointments to NHS trusts made by NHS Improvement are subject to the Governance Code for Public Appointments.
Mr Shercliff has been appointed from 19 August 2019 until 18 August 2021. He declared no political affiliation and will receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.
Non‐executive directors play a crucial role in bringing an independent perspective to NHS trust boards in addition to the specific knowledge, skills and experience they may have.
More information about East Cheshire NHS Trust’s board, along with forthcoming public meeting dates, can be found here on the trust’s website.