Annette is a former NHS chief executive with over 20 years experience in the NHS. Having started her career in Local Government, moved into joining the health service in 1991. During her time in the health service she was involved in a number of different roles in the North of England before becoming executive director of commissioning and performance at NHS York’s and the Humber SHA. In this role she was responsible for performance managing PCTs and trusts, along with implementing the World Class Commissioning Programme. Annette is on the NHS top leaders programme and sits on the strategic advisory boards for Glaxo and Novartis.