NHS Lanarkshire appoints four new non-executive directors to its board for the next four years

NHS Lanarkshire has welcomed four new non-executive directors to its board.

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf MSP announced the appointments of Colin Lee, Nauman Dar, Phillip Couser MBE and Siobhan White.

Martin Hill, Chairman of NHS Lanarkshire, told Lanarkshire Live: “I am delighted to welcome our new non-executive directors to the board.

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“With their wealth of knowledge and experience, these appointments will strengthen our board as we strive to transform the way we deliver health and care services while focusing on key priorities such as addressing inequities, sustainability and staff well-being. .

“They will also help deliver on our plans to build the new University Hospital Monklands, Scotland’s first digital hospital.”

Colin Lee has been the CEO of CEMVO Scotland since 2003 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in integrating racial equality into organizational development processes.

He has worked in the Third Sector for more than 25 years in areas including mental health, social assistance and debt advice, housing and employment, which has provided him with extensive knowledge and experience in various fields and in the management of organizations and projects. .

Nauman Dar graduated from the University of Strathclyde with over 20 years’ experience delivering large-scale business transformations.

He is described as “a dynamic, results-driven leader with a track record of leading global teams to drive business results and specializing in delivering digital transformation within fast-paced and agile environments.”

Phillip Couser MBE has worked at senior levels in the NHS in Scotland since 2013.

He was appointed Director of Data-Driven Innovation in Public Health Scotland (PHS) on his formation in 2020 and before retiring from the role in July last year, he led PHS’s initial data and digital contribution to the pandemic response.

Prior to PHS, Phillip was director of public health and intelligence at NHS National Services Scotland, leading both the Information Services Division and Health Protection Scotland.

Of these two roles, he “brings a keen interest in public health and a passion for data-driven, digitally-enabled transformation.”

Siobhan White is Deputy Director for Learning, Teaching and Quality and Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, with teaching interests and experience in a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes.

She specializes in the subject areas of public sector accounting and internal/external auditing, and public sector financial management, with previous work experience as a government external auditor.

Health board appointments, which will run until January 31, 2026, are regulated by the Ethics Standards Commissioner.

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