Alan Sharples

As well as being our lay member for governance, Alan is also our deputy chair.

Alan joined our Governing Body in August 2019 and as part of his role, he chairs our audit committee and is our named ‘conflict of interest guardian’.

The former NHS finance director has over 40 years experience of working in the public sector. Prior to joining the CCG, Alan had been a non executive director for the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust since 2011. Before that he was director of finance, information and commissioning at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust for nearly 15 years.

He is also a trustee of the charity, Vision for Children and was previously a trustee and finance committee chair for the North of England Zoological Society, the charity that operates Chester Zoo.