Search

New finance director appointed at mental health trust

PUBLISHED: 23:00 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 23:00 16 October 2017

Daryl Chapman, NSFT director of finance. Photo: NSFT

Daryl Chapman, NSFT director of finance. Photo: NSFT

NSFT

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Daryl Chapman, NSFT director of finance. Photo: NSFTDaryl Chapman, NSFT director of finance. Photo: NSFT

Daryl Chapman took up his post on Monday (October 9) after spending the last 16 months working as finance lead for the Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

His appointment comes after previous director of finance Julie Cave became chief executive following Michael Scott’s retirement at the end of September.

Mr Chapman has held finance director roles with a variety of private sector companies since qualifying, and also spent a year working and travelling in New Zealand.

He is already familiar with NSFT, having previously held the position of deputy director of finance at the trust around four years ago.

“I know the trust well and have worked with many of the people, and think the care which the staff deliver is brilliant,” said Mr Chapman.

“We are all affected by mental health and know someone who has suffered with depression or other mental health conditions, and it is really nice to come back and be reminded of the great work staff are doing with service users.

“My priorities will be to keep the trust on an even keel and in a healthy financial position.

“Julie has done a fantastic job of turning the finances around, and I will continue to work with the strong team we have here to make sure we stay on target to deliver our plan for this financial year.

“A big part of my role will also focus on planning for the coming year so that we can continue to respond to financial challenges and meet our responsibility to balance our budget.

“I am really looking forward to my new role and hope that I can have a positive impact on the trust while bringing a fresh pair of eyes to the boardroom.”

Other news

Thousands of people across mid and north Norfolk paid their respects to those who fought for peace - as the region fell silent to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

17:13

Norfolk angler John Wilson has died in Thailand.

Community groups which use a Norfolk preschool and scout hall are reeling after a brick wall just outside the building was destroyed.

Record numbers will sleep outside for a night this week at a Norwich fundraising event for preventing homelessness.

Most Read

Yesterday, 17:26

One person had to be treated by emergency services after a gas leak incident in north Norfolk.

Read more

A mother has described the terrifying moment a brick was thrown at her windscreen while she was in a car with her five-month-old baby.

Read more
Norfolk Police

Community groups which use a Norfolk preschool and scout hall are reeling after a brick wall just outside the building was destroyed.

Read more
Norfolk police
Yesterday, 13:59

Five suspects aged as young as 10 have been arrested following criminal damage to a property’s windows, a garden fence and cars in Swaffham on Sunday November 11.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 12:37

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 8°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Fakenham and Wells Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy