Lesley has been part of and worked with a number of boards thus providing a diverse experience. Her work has been with NHS boards, Community Interest Company Boards, Mutli-Academy Boards and Boards of limited companies. Lesley has been both an executive and non-executive member. She provides a diverse view on organisational culture, governance, strategy and organisational delivery.
Her NHS background Paramedic – Board member has provided her with a good grounding, Including her time as an Acting Director of Quality. Lesley has expertly led some high-profile quality review inspections for the Health Care Commission involving senior stakeholders from MPs, Health Commission Wales through to and including staff and patients. Her teams were drawn from a pool of CEO’s, Finance Directors and other senior strategists including lay members such as retired lawyers.
Lesley has formed and led an Office of PCT’s which at the time involved working with all PCT, Acute, Mental Health, Ambulance and Strategic Health Authority board members. Lesley has facilitated Timeouts for them, Adult Safe Guarding boards and many others.
More recently she has focused on cultural and Behavioural change becoming very interested in Integrated care, Medical and Clinical Leadership. She is one of only 414 Professionally Certificated Coaches with the UK ICF. She spends much of her time Team Coaching for performance and behavioural change. This has included leading a cohort of students for the Elizabeth Garratt Anderson MSc in Leadership. The whole cohort graduated with 10/13 going on to secure more senior leadership roles within the NHS & Private sectors.