Richard Fraser appointed Trust Chair
RICHARD Fraser has been appointed Chair of Southport and
Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.
He succeeds Sue Musson who becomes chair of Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust, in the New Year (2017).
Richard, who is also chair of St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS
Trust, will serve in post from 1 December 2016 to 30 November 2018.
The appointment was made by NHS Improvement (NHSI), the national quality and
financial regulator for the NHS.
Iain McInnes, interim Chief Executive, said:- "Richard's appointment means
we have an experienced chair in place to further support the stable leadership
of the Trust.
NHSI will work with him to ensure he has support in place to conduct both roles
successfully and independently of each other."
Born in Glasgow, Richard studied civil and mechanical engineering at university.
His first senior job was site manager during the construction of the landmark
oil storage tanks at Stanlow, near Ellesmere Port. He has more than 30 years'
experience as a Board director at a number of large companies.
Non executive appointments to NHS trusts made are subject to the Code of
Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
Richard is entitled to receive a remuneration of ?30,000 per annum. He has not
declared any political activity in the past 5 years.