Meet the members
Lay Member (Chair)
Cedric Burton’s background is principally in Defence where he spent more than 30 years as a soldier in operational deployments, equipment acquisition, strategy development and organisational change.
Chief Executive and Accountable Officer
Andy is a pharmacist by profession, spending 15 years as a hospital pharmacist in specialist and then management posts in a variety of hospitals. He became CEO at HealthEast in 2012
Director of Contracting
Tessa Litherland is the Director of Contracting at NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG. She manages a team responsible for negotiating and monitoring over 150 healthcare contracts.
Deputy Chief Executive, Director of Commissioning and Quality (Chief Nurse) / Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Cath trained as a registered nurse and specialised in Critical Care Nursing. She has a wide range of experience in quality, safety and educational roles with the NHS. Cath is also the Caldicott Guardian.
Chief Financial Officer
more about John Bailey (pending)
Now retired Robert is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional and has an MBA from Nottingham University. He has lived almost all his life in Suffolk.
Secondary Care Clinician
David is a retired consultant physician who worked at the James Paget University hospital for 25 years until his retirement in 2008.