Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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The members of CHoICE Board pictured in front of the new Emergency Department provided by CHoICE at Sunderland Royal site are (L-R) Mark Stouph, James Hubbard, Paul Robinson, Ian Makinson and Wayne Carr.

Wayne Carr

Director of Estates and Facilities. Wayne has broad experience managing Estates services in NHS Trusts and for Commissioning Organisations.

James Hubbard

Superintendent Pharmacist. James is professionally responsible for the Pharmacy Business Unit. James has run the Pharmacies for CHoICE since 2014 prior to that having managed  Community Pharmacies.

Paul Farquhar 

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committees. A Chartered Accountant, Paul has had a successful career as a Finance Director in a range of organisations and sectors and has a wealth of financial and operational management experience.

Ian Makinson

Managing Director. Ian has worked in UK and US Chemical Industry before joining the Healthcare sector.  

Paul Robinson

Finance Director. Paul is a Chartered Public Financial Accountant with significant experience in the NHS.

Claire Powey

Commercial Director. Claire is a fully qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) with over 20 year's experience of public procurement spanning across local government, higher education and healthcare, and a proven track record for delivering change.

Mark Stoup

Chairman and Non-Executive Director.   Mark is a Barrister specialising in Health, Safety and Environmental Law.

Pat Taylor - (Chief Finance Officer)

Pat has had a successful career as a Director of Finance in a range of NHS Organisations.  Latterly Pat undertook consultancy work across the NHS and also served as a Non-Executive Director on the board of CHS (City Hospitals Sunderland).  She was instrumental in setting up and running the finance training scheme and is an experienced Coach.