Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed three new non-executive directors with effect from 1 November 2018. The appointments were approved by the Trust’s Council of Governors, which includes representation from patients, carers, staff, public and partner agencies.
Peter Molyneux, Chair of Sussex Partnership, said:
“I am delighted we have been able to appoint three non-executives of such high calibre. We are committed to ensuring breadth of experience and diversity on our Board of Directors. This is instrumental in helping us continue to improve as an NHS organisation so we provide the best possible services to patients, families and our local communities.”
Jo Larbie has held a variety of roles including as an HR Director, corporate lawyer, executive coach and management consultant with a diverse range of organisations in professional service firms, consultancy and not-for-profit organisations. As an experienced executive coach, Jo is passionate about creating inclusive cultures and coaching women and BAME professionals to develop the strategies that they need to make it into senior positions.
Anna van der Gaag was elected to the Health and Care Professions Council in 2016 and was appointed Chair of the Council in 2009 to 2015.
Anna was a member of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence and is a Non-Executive Director of Health Education England and Senior Independent Director of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network. Anna is also a research speech and language therapist and a Visiting Professor of Ethics and Regulation at the University of Surrey.
Nick Juba is the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Brighton Metropolitan College and was previously Chief Executive of City College Brighton and Hove. Nick is currently a Trustee of the Brighton Fringe Festival and also a Board Member of the Coast2Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, the Brighton Economic Partnership and the Greater Brighton Economic Board.