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Saturday 16 February 2019
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Caroline Maley, Chair

Caroline Maley became Chair of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust on 14 September 2017. This followed a comprehensive recruitment process, and ratification of the appointment by the Council of Governors on 13 September 2017. 

A qualified chartered accountant by background, Caroline brings to her role more than 30 years of experience across the NHS, the private sector and education. Her most recent executive position was as Chief Operating Officer for the National College for School Leadership, where she oversaw all corporate services and was a member of the strategic leadership team. She was previously Chief Executive of Derbyshire Health United, the out-of-hours medical services provider in Derbyshire, and has held non-executive roles within higher education and the private sector.

Caroline first joined the Trust in January 2014 as a Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair. On 30 October 2014, Caroline took up the post of Senior Independent Director for the Trust, a role which involves being available to members and governors if they have concerns

On 14 December 2016 the Council of Governors approved the recommendation by the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and appointed Caroline as Acting Chair from 1 January 2017.


Caroline Maley            
Trust Chair
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Ashbourne Centre
Kingsway Site
Derby, DE22 3LZ

Tel: 01332 623700 ext 31205

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Caroline Maley, Trust Chair