Our Board of Trustees

Chairperson
Dame Joan Stringer was elected as Chair of Community Integrated Care by our Board of Trustees in September 2014.Dame Joan retired as Principal & Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University in 2013 after more than 10 years. She completed her Bachelors and PhD degrees at Keele University and be...
Life President
Halton based GP and physician, Dr David Robertson, founded Community Integrated Care in 1988, with the aim of offering people leaving long-stay, institutional hospitals fuller and better lives in the community. These founding principles of integration and inclusion for all remain the cornerstone of...
Paul is a consultant for Davis Langdon, an international firm providing project management and quantity surveying services. Paul has expertise in construction, property maintenance and project management.
After a spell in pharmaceuticals, Philip has worked in the personal care and food industries, initially as a market researcher and marketeer and later in a variety of general management roles. He joined PZ Cussons PLC in 1990, working as Managing Director in several units before joining the Main Boa...
Peter works on a team of Strategic Directors at Birmingham City Council, working on transforming outcomes for Birmingham’s residents.  Peter’s direct responsibilities include Adult Social Care, Adult Learning and coordinating the Health and Wellbeing Partnership. Peter has previously served as...
David is Chief Financial Officer of Sainsbury's Bank, having joined the business in March 2012. David joined Sainsbury’s Bank from Shop Direct Financial Services, where he was previously Chief Financial Officer. In his 23 year career, he has held a number of senior positions with RBS and Tesco...
David joined Menzies Distribution in 1989 as Group Financial Analyst. A chartered accountant, he held the positions of Finance Director and Commercial and Marketing Director before taking over as Managing Director.
Stuart was with Diageo for 22 years in a range of roles and countries, most recently holding the position of Finance Director for Diageo's Global Supply Operation. Stuart has experienced most elements of the finance function – governance, performance management and commercial strategy . He retu...
Peter is Chief Operating Officer at retailer, Pets at Home. joined Pets at Home in January 2011 as Commercial Director, with responsibility for Buying, Marketing and Multichannel. Peter has worked in retail for over 20 years in various operational and commercial roles. 
Maria is Director of People and Legal at British Airways. Maria is a board level executive with broad strategic and operational experience of complex, dynamic consumer businesses, operating globally in cyclical markets and highly regulated environments.
Heather joined the Lancashire Care NHS Trust in 2009, following on from a career in nursing. Now Chief Executive of the Trust, she has represented the NHS at board and national levels in England and Scotland. Heather plays a key leadership role across Lancashire and the North West region and brings...