Board Members

The NHS North East Leadership Academy is governed by a board comprised of the following members:

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Ken Bremner
Chief Executive
County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Sue Jacques
Chief Executive
Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group and Hartlepool & Stockton Clinical Commissioning Group
Ali Wilson
Chief Officer
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Ian Renwick
Chief Executive
Health Education North East
Derek Marshall
Head of Workforce Intelligence
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sir Len Fenwick
Chief Executive
NHS North East Leadership Academy
Clive Spencer
NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Michelle McGuigan
Director of OD & Corporate Services
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Caroline Thurlbeck 
Director of Strategy, Transformation and Workforce
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Alan Sheppard
Deputy Director Education & Organisation Development
North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group
Lesley Young-Murphy
Executive Nurse and Director of OD & Transformation
Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
John Lawlor
Chief Executive
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Jim Mackey
Chief Excecutive
South Tees NHS Foundation Trust
Siobhan McArdle
Chief Executive
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Ken Bremner
Chief Executive
Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Colin Martin 
Chief Executive