Bob Alexander

Independent Chair
Sussex Health and Care Partnership ICS


Bob is the independent chair of the Sussex ICS recognised as the Sussex Health & Care Partnership and the interim chair at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He also holds three non-executive directorships of organisations operating in the English healthcare sector, being chair of the audit committee in two and chair of the resources committee in the third.

He provides advisory services to the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, of which he is also a Fellow Member, and CHKS Ltd, where he is a member of the advisory board.

In his executive career Bob has held senior financial management positions in the public sector, predominantly in the NHS, where he held director level posts at trust, regional and national level.

He was deputy chief executive at NHS Improvement from its creation until early 2018, leading on NHS provider financial strategy and service pricing policy, financial performance and recovery, and the development of the NHS finance profession.

Bob holds a Master’s in Business Administration and qualified with CIPFA in 1987. His interests include financial policy and strategy, governance and risk management, and business and enabling infrastructure strategy and implementation.