Sarah was appointed Chief Executive of NHS South West London Integrated Care Board and South West London Integrated Care System in November 2021.
Sarah has over 30 years of experience in the NHS. She is an experienced Chief Executive and has led programmes across partnerships while working widely across systems to improve services and deliver sustainability. Sarah has held operational and strategic roles with Local Authorities, providers and the Department of Health, and recognises the importance of a strong collaborative approach.
Sarah was appointed accountable officer for the South West London Alliance of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) In February 2017: Merton, Kingston, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth. At this time, she also took on responsibility for the South West London Sustainability Transformation Partnership, now the South West London Integrated Care Partnership.
Sarah is responsible for leading the partnership through the changing NHS landscape as well as being accountable for balancing financial budgets, achieving performance targets, commissioning and overseeing governance and quality, as well as ways of working and communications.
Prior to her role in South West London, Sarah led Bexley CCG, as Chief Officer, through authorisation and significant financial challenge to be a successful organisation with a strong collaborative approach. Sarah has held numerous senior management roles in the NHS; leading programmes across South East London STP and London, transformation and redesign in East Sussex and working widely across systems to improve services and deliver sustainability including joint posts with East Sussex County Council. Sarah has previously worked in operational roles and strategic roles within providers and the Department of Health.
Sarah holds an MBA, PG Dip in Healthcare Systems Management and a BA (Hons) History and Humanities and is based in Wimbledon. She lives in Sutton with her family and has two grown up sons.