Cheryl Hobson

Role: Independent Member

Cheryl has been a qualified accountant since 1991 and she gained an MBA with the University of Hull in 2001. She has 25 years’ experience in senior leadership within Local Government, working at Director and Assistant Director level in Finance and Commissioning focused on Social Care and Integrated Children’s services. She has experience within the NHS as Chief Finance Officer at NHS Barnsley CCG and held responsibility for Business and Corporate services at embed Health Consortium for CCG clients across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Cheryl undertakes a voluntary role as Vice-Chair of a multi-academy Trust with academies across Yorkshire and the Humber. She is a member of the Joint Independent Audit Committee for the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s office. She also undertakes tutoring on post-graduate qualifications for the Health Finance Managers Association and is contracted to the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a lay member on Investigatory panels.

Cheryl held the role of Lay Member for Audit and Conflicts of Interest at NHS Leeds CCG until the CCG became part of NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB).  She is now Independent Member for Finance & Governance on the Leeds Committee of the West Yorkshire ICB.

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