Citycare Board:

Our board of directors

Citycare was established in 2004 and, over the years, has delivered numerous successful estates projects for its public sector partners in Hull. Shared Agenda was born from the success of Citycare. Drawing from the invaluable experience and the same team, Citycare’s sister company is committed to delivering the same outstanding estates services nationally.

  • Alan Johnson

    Independent Chair

    Former Health, Education and Home Secretary Alan Johnson is the Independent Chair of Citycare and Shared Agenda.

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    Alan Johnson

    Independent Chair

    Former Health, Education and Home Secretary Alan Johnson is the Independent Chair of Citycare and Shared Agenda. Before joining the board, Alan was the Hull West and Hessle MP for 20 years.

    Alan will apply a hands on approach to his role at Citycare and Shared Agenda and will ensure sound operation of this public private partnership to ensure the best outcomes for the company, its communities and stakeholders.

     

     

  • Toby Parry

    Grosvenor House Group

    Toby is a chartered accountant with over 15 years experience of working on healthcare projects.

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    Toby Parry

    Grosvenor House Group

    Toby is a chartered accountant with over 15 years experience of working on healthcare projects.

    Toby joined the Grosvenor House Group in 2005 and has helped to grow the group in its chosen markets of facilities management and project investment.  He is now a director of Grosvenor’s project investment arm, Cardale PFI Investments, which has a number of investments in the health, education and leisure sectors.

  • Tim Wigglesworth

    Chief Executive

    Tim applies his 25 years of property in project experience in project management and delivery to help our customers make continuous improvements to their estates.

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    Tim Wigglesworth

    Chief Executive

    As Chief Execustive of Citycare, Tim applies his 25 years of property in project experience in project management and delivery to help our customers make continuous improvements to their estates whilst at the same time looking after the day to day operations of the company. His practical understanding of the challenges faced by the public sector supports the application of his multi-disciplinary skills across the whole range of company services from strategic advice through to implementation. In common with the rest of the team, Tim is driven by ensuring all of our customers make the best use of their valuable property resources. Outside the office, Tim has a role as a professional rugby union referee operating at the highest level of the game.

  • Richard Coates

    Community Health Partnerships

    Richard joined CHP as NE Regional Investment Director in early 2016 and became a Board member in September 2016. He brings a wealth of experience of estate transformation, regeneration and strategic property partnerships to Citycare.

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    Richard Coates

    Community Health Partnerships

    Richard joined CHP as NE Regional Investment Director in early 2016 and became a Board member in September 2016. He brings a wealth of experience of estate transformation, regeneration and strategic property partnerships to Citycare.

    Community Health Partnerships (CHP) provides high quality and valued services to commissioners and local partners across England with the aim of delivering savings, increasing service integration and driving optimal use of the primary and community health estate. Wholly owned by the Department of Health, the organisation offers investment, property management and strategic estate planning expertise.

  • Paul Sewell

    Paul Sewell

    Sewell Investments

    Paul has transformed a leading construction company to the business it is today, a holistic estates services provider for public service deliverers.

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    Paul Sewell

    Sewell Investments

    Established in 1876 Sewell is an estates services provider with successful investments and development partnerships in the health, education and community sectors.

    Having taken over at Sewell 35 years ago, Paul has grown the reputable building firm into a multi-disciplined group of investments, construction and facilities management companies, serving public service partners and blue chip companies.

    Paul sits on both the Shared Agenda and Citycare boards, bringing wider knowledge of the region’s economic direction along with an entrepreneurial flair to the companies.

  • Dave Leedham

    Dave Leedham

    Sewell Investments

    Dave joined Sewell as Group Accountant in 1995 and was a key player in the successful bid in 2004/05 that led to the establishment of the PPP vehicle, Citycare.

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    Dave Leedham

    Sewell Investments

    Dave joined Sewell as Group Accountant in 1995 and was a key player in the successful bid in 2004/05 that led to the establishment of the public private partnership, Citycare. He has subsequently sat on the board since its formation. Dave was involved in Sewell Investments’ successful Hull Building Schools for the Future bid in 2009 and continues to represent the company as part of the joint venture vehicle Esteem.

    Dave works on many of Sewell Investment’s cross sector developments and is primarily responsible for all legal, funding and financial aspects of Citycare and Shared Agenda. Dave has worked closely with health service providers for the last 8 years, sitting on various strategic boards and representing the companies at national events. Dave is a non-executive director of the City Healthcare Partnership CIC.

  • Emma Sayner

    NHS Hull CCG

    Emma Sayner has spent more than ten years in senior finance leadership roles and four years as Chief Finance Officer for NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), taking forward a host of service developments and strategic programmes.

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    Emma Sayner

    NHS Hull CCG

    Emma Sayner has spent more than ten years in senior finance leadership roles and four years as Chief Finance Officer for NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), taking forward a host of service developments and strategic programmes.

    Under Emma Sayner’s leadership as Chief Finance Officer, NHS Hull CCG has achieved the highest (1A) NHS England North category for financial assurance, and three years of unqualified annual accounts.

    Emma’s skills, drive and motivation has brought together financial leads across the STP ‘footprint’ to reach agreement around the scale of the financial challenge and programme of work. She is well respected as a valuable source of knowledge and a mentor to many people in and out of the NHS.