John Child was appointed as Chief Delivery Officer in October 2021. John holds a BSc from Cardiff University and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Sussex. His previous roles have included Head of Service for Older Adults and Neurodevelopmental Services at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.
Prior to this, John has worked within mental health services in Sussex since 2002 in a number of operational management roles including Operational Director for Adult Services at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. John spent eighteen months as the Chief Operating Officer for Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group between 2016/2017. John started his career as a Social Worker within Older People's Mental Health Services in Brighton & Hove.