Non-Executive Directors

 
Photograph of Helen Taylor
Photograph of Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor, Chair

Helen Taylor joined the Ipswich Hospital Trust Board three years ago as a non-executive director and was re-appointed to the new East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust last year.

Helen joined the NHS as a student nurse and worked as a nurse and midwife before moving into social care. She is a former director of adult social care and has also worked as a national policy advisor with the Audit Commission. Helen’s first ambition is to meet colleagues and to visit all of the ESNEFT hospitals and community bases.

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Photograph of Eddie Bloomfield

Eddie Bloomfield, Non-Executive Director

Eddie Bloomfield has held four Chief Executive roles at the Ministry of Justice, which have included Head of the Court Funds Office and Head of the Office of the Accountant General and as HM Chief Inspector of Court Administration for England and Wales. He is involved with several charities in and around Colchester in trustee and other voluntary positions and brings extensive experience in political, financial management and change management. He was previously a non-executive director at Colchester PCT and lives in Colchester.

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Photograph of Mike Gogarty

Mike Gogarty, Non-Executive Director

Mike Gogarty began his career in the NHS as a GP in Clacton before moving into public health. He has spent the last 30 years in senior positions including being Director of Public Health for Tending and Colchester from 2003 until taking up his current role as Director, Wellbeing, Public Health and Communities for Essex County Council in 2013.

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Photograph of John Humpston

John Humpston, Non-Executive Director

John Humpston began his career in the NHS as a human resources director before going on to work at Board level in four national charities and professional membership organisations – Citizens Advice, Royal College of Nursing, Crisis and Emmaus.

He has held a variety of Non-Executive board roles in the public, health, community and voluntary sectors. John is currently a Non-Executive Director of Living Sport, Groundwork East and Emmaus Cambridge.  He is also the past Regional Director and Chair of East of England Samaritans and continues to work with the Samaritans as a listening volunteer.

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Photograph of Hussein Khatib

Hussein Khatib, Non-Executive Director

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Photograph of Mark Millar

Mark Millar, Non-Executive Director

Mark Millar has a long and distinguished career in the NHS as a chief executive and director of resources.

He was Chief Executive Officer at St Elizabeth Hospice in Suffolk for five years before his retirement in January 2020. Mark has also been Chief Executive of South Norfolk Primary Care Trust, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Milton Keynes Hospital, Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Trust, Director of Finance at Essex Strategic Health Authority, Director of Finance for NHS Suffolk, and Director of Finance for Ipswich Hospital.

Mark served as a Non-Executive Director at Royal Papworth NHS Trust for seven years.  He is currently the elected President of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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Photograph of Elaine Noske

Elaine Noske, Non-Executive Director

Elaine Noske has held a variety of roles during 25 plus years with BT, and has vast experience of transformation projects, technical product innovation and development. Her current role at BT is focused on cyber security. She originally served as a NED with ESNEFT from May 2016 to November 2018 and re-joined as an interim NED in May 2020 before becoming a substantive NED in November 2020. She was previously a school governor at Ipswich High School and a mentor with the Princes Trust.

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Andy Morris, Associate Non-Executive Director

Andy Morris is an experienced NHS Finance Director (FD) having worked at Board level since 1992.  Organisations, where he was FD, covered a wide geography including: Redbridge; Southend; Havering; Ipswich; Walthamstow; Bolton; Basildon; and, Colchester. In recent years he has undertaken interim work including roles across Norfolk and Suffolk.  He also gained valuable experience working in the private sector as a management consultant for KPMG.  Prior to the NHS he spent 11 years in local government, in Essex, Kent and London, where he trained following early experience working for Barclays Bank.  Interests include: family; most sports; and travel.

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Photograph of Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer, NED - Senior Independent Director

Richard Spencer is a former BT employee and has held positions there as Director of Culture and Policy and Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, as well as nearly 10 years as their Head of Strategy and Partnerships.

He is an experienced executive coach, and since taking up early retirement from BT, he has been immersed in charitable and voluntary work with the homeless and more vulnerable people in society. Richard lives in Colchester.

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