Joint Chief Executive Andy Williams’ role covers the three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). He also leads the STP for the LLR area.
An experienced and hugely respected NHS senior leader, Andy possesses a wealth of experience in both NHS commissioning and provider organisations – both in his native Wales and in England. He previously led Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG since its inception in 2013. During his tenure, that organisation was twice awarded the prestigious CCG of the Year accolade at the industry-wide Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.
The appointment follows a decision by the Governing Bodies of all three CCGs at the end of last year (2018/19) to move to an integrated management structure. This represents the first the first of these appointments, with Andy Williams expected to lead the development of an integrated senior team over the course of the coming months.