South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb)
is pleased to announce the appointment of a new independent
Non-Executive Director.

Tricia McGregor, from Epsom, Surrey, will initially serve a
three-year term from 1 January 2018 and fills a vacant clinical
specialism post.

Tricia is a speech and language therapist and a visiting
professor in the School of Health Sciences at the University of

She is also an experienced board-level leader with some 30
years’ experience in the healthcare, social enterprise and
employee-owned sectors.

Tricia also serves as a Non-Executive Director for the Kent,
Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and was
awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to social enterprise, while
serving as Managing Director for CSH Surrey (formerly Central
Surrey Health).

SECAmb’s Nominations Committee recommended that the Trust’s
Council of Governors make the appointment following a decision by
an interview panel consisting of three governors.

A focus group also met with each candidate and candidates were
asked to lead a discussion relevant to their NED specialism.

SECAmb Chairman Richard Foster said: “I am delighted that Tricia
is joining the board and I am sure her background and expertise
will ensure she makes a strong contribution as we continue to move
forward. On behalf of everyone at SECAmb I welcome her and look
forward to working closely with her very soon.”

Tricia said: “I’m really pleased to join SECAmb. I’m looking
forward to working with patients, staff, volunteers and the Board
so that SECAmb can continue to improve and deliver the very best