New non-executive director appointed by Cambridge NHS FT

A new non-executive director has been appointed by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Rohan Sivanandan, who currently works as an associate non-executive director for Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust, has previously worked in the private sector as an economist and senior executive. He later moved into the field of education, where he held the position of chief education officer. His experience in healthcare includes chairing NHS Mental Health Act hearings, and working as an awards assessor for the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence.

Dr Mike More, Chair of Cambridge University Hospitals, said: “I am delighted to welcome Rohan to Cambridge University Hospitals. He brings a wealth of experience to the Board of Directors which will be invaluable as we continue to work with our health and care partners to improve care for our patients, support our staff and build for the future. I look forward to working with him.”

Rohan will start his three-year term as a non-executive director on 1 August.

Rohan Sivanandan said of his appointment, “I am very pleased to be joining the board as a non-executive director at such an important time for the trust and the wider NHS. I am honoured to have the opportunity to work together with staff, patients and partners to help improve healthcare and health outcomes for the population which the hospitals serve.”