Claire Campbell

Director of Corp. Dev., Governance & Assurance
Northampton General Hospital


Claire’s NHS career began over 35 years ago when she trained as a registered nurse, spending most of her clinical career in the operating theatre. She is an experienced and highly motivated executive level manger with extensive clinical and strategic corporate leadership in acute and primary care.

In her current role as director of corporate development, governance and assurance at Northampton General NHS Trust, Claire is responsible for ensuring governance, quality and safety are front and centre in the organisation, working directly to the chief executive and trust chairman. She leads on the corporate governance requirements for the trust and provides leadership to the governance directorate.

Claire believes passionately in the role of good governance to enable focused and effective boards and leadership teams who are accountable for the delivery of safe high quality patient care.

Claire has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Leeds and has contributed to the Good Governance Handbook publication.