Jo is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. She joined the Trust in an interim role in June 2017 on secondment from University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT, where she was Deputy Chief Operating Officer for 3 years and most recently Deputy Director of Partnership for the STP (Sustainability and Transformation Partnership).
She has worked in a variety of senior operational roles in several acute trusts’ including (UHSM) Wythenshawe Hospital and Chesterfield Royal Hospital delivering and leading service transformation projects. As well as 14 years in operational management, she also worked in procurement in the NHS, as a capital buyer for Nuffield Hospitals and for a global manufacturer/supplier.
As CEO, Jo is the highest-ranking executive in the Trust. She is responsible for working with her executive team to make major decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the hospital and acting as the main point of communication between the organisation and the Trust Board.