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Chief Accountable Officer: Dr Diane Reeves

Dr Diane Reeves

Dr Diane Reeves brings more than ten years’ experience of healthcare commissioning at director level to BSC.

She was a GP until 1998, after which she worked in medical commissioning and management roles, including Medical Director of Birmingham and Solihull PCT Cluster and Commissioning Medical Director of South Birmingham PCT.

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Chair: Dr Andrew Coward

Chair: Dr Andrew Coward






Dr Andrew Coward has been a GP at The Kings Norton Surgery for 25 years and has always lived in Birmingham.

As Chair of BSC, he is responsible for leading the governing body, providing strategic direction and ensuring that patients’ views are heard.

Vice Chair: Denise Plumpton

Denise Plumpton

Denise Plumpton is an independent business consultant with 35 years’ corporate experience in a variety of sectors.

Her remit at BSC is to be a critical friend who ensures its decisions reflect patients’ needs, deliver measurable benefits and are affordable.

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Chief Finance Officer: John Guggenheim (Senior Information Risk Owner)

John Guggenheim

John Guggenheim has worked at senior level in NHS finance for more than 20 years and he is responsible for managing BSC's finances. This includes advising on the best possible use of public money and ensuring that the CCG meets its legal accounting and auditing requirements. He strives to improve healthcare services while remaining within budget.

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Lay Advisor: Christine Barve

Christine Barve

Christine Barve worked in NHS finance for 24 years before becoming a freelance garden designer.

Having spent most of her career in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and London, she brings an external perspective from working with communities, providers and service models outside Birmingham.

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