New Chair

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair.

David Astley, from Kings Hill in Kent, has over 40 years' management and leadership experience in the NHS and abroad. He will take up his post in late September.

David, who was awarded an O.B.E in 2006 for services to the NHS, has held a number of very senior roles in the NHS including Chief Executive of East Kent University Hospitals NHS Trust between 1999 and 2006 and Chief Executive of St George's Healthcare NHS Trust between 2006 and 2011.

From 2011 to 2015 David was Chief-Tertiary Hospitals Group of the Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar. On return to the UK and retirement from full time Executive duties, David was appointed as a Non Executive Director of Liverpool Women's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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