Jonathan Reid has joined the Trust as Director of Finance having previously been Director of Finance at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.
Jonathan has worked in public finance for over 20 years. Originally from Northern Ireland, he studied accountancy at Queen’s University, Belfast. After training as a chartered accountant at the National Audit Office, where he worked across a number of government departments, he spent a number of years working across health and local government at the Audit Commission. In 2006, he joined Brighton and Hove PCT (now CCG) as Deputy Director of Finance, and some years later took up the same role at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. Jonathan joined Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust in 2011 as Director of Finance and has been Deputy Chief Executive since 2014.
Dr Adrian Bull ESHT Chief Executive said, “We are pleased to welcome Jonathan to the Trust’s Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of experience and a real passion for the values of the NHS which will be invaluable to the new leadership of the Trust in helping to meet the challenges we face over the coming years.”
Jonathan Reid ESHT Director of Finance said, “I am delighted to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. I look forward to working hard with colleagues to achieve our aim of delivering safe, compassionate, high quality care that is clinically and financially sustainable for the people of East Sussex. I’ve already met many caring and committed colleagues in East Sussex across the Trust and it’s truly a privilege to join this team.”