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Executive Management Team

Our Executive Management Team (EMT) provides executive oversight and decision making on the operations of the Trust, as well as facilitating the broad information exchange across all directorates and business divisions.

EMT is made up of:

Kathryn Singh: Chief Executive

  • Responsible for leadership of the Executive Team and oversight of strategic direction, performance, planning, business management and development

David Holmes: Acting Executive Director of Finance and Performance

  • Financial Services
  • Performance and Compliance reporting
  • Internal Audit
  • Counter Fraud
  • Contracting
  • Facilities
  • Estates

Dr Navjot Ahluwalia: Executive Medical Director

  • Medical Leadership
  • Supervision of Clinical Directors
  • Medical Recruitment and retention
  • Pharmacy
  • Caldicott Guardian
  • Named Doctor for Safeguarding
  • Research
  • Unexplained Deaths lead

Tracey Wrench: Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals

  • Nursing Professional Lead
  • Strategic Lead for Quality
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Safeguarding
  • Patient engagement/patient safety/patient experience
  • Volunteers
  • Duty of Candour
  • Fire, Health & Safety, Security

Nicola Hartley: Executive Director of People and Organisational Development

  • Workforce Development
  • Organisational Development
  • Human Resources
  • Medical Staffing
  • Board Recruitment
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Education, Learning and Development
  • Section 12
  • Pay Services
  • Occupational Health
  • Chaplaincy
  • Freedom To Speak Up

Michelle Veitch: Executive Chief Operating Officer

  • Adult Mental Health Services
  • Older Peoples Mental Health Services
  • Transformation Lead
  • Mental Health Act lead
  • Recovery lead
  • Psychological Therapy lead
  • Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Doncaster Community Integrated Services (Children and Adults)
  • Forensics Services
  • Learning Disability Services
  • Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Emergency Planning

Richard Banks: Director of Health Informatics

  • Clinical Systems lead
  • Information Services / Business Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Corporate Records Management
  • Information Governance

Philip Gowland: Board Secretary/Director of Corporate Assurance

  • Board of Directors and Committee support / recruitment
  • Council of Governors and Nominations Committee support
  • Governor responsibilities
  • Corporate risk
  • Board Assurance Framework
  • Care Quality Commission registration
  • Constitution
  • Legal Services
  • Insurance
  • Regulatory Compliance

Jo McDonough: Director of Strategy

  • Development and implementation of a 5 year Trust Strategy, linked to the Trust’s Mission and Values.
  • Development of a Trust Change Model and Innovation processes
  • Communications Department

EMT organisational chart including key managers: