CEO, Sussex Partnership NHS Trust
Sam Allen became Chief Executive of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in March 2017. Sam started work in the NHS in 1996 and has a background in the operational management and leadership of mental health services and health and social care commissioning. Sam has also gained valuable experience working with an international healthcare organisation in the independent sector. Sam is a Chartered Manager and Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and Chair of the Health and Care Women Leaders Network delivered by the NHS Confederation. Sam has a keen interest in all aspects of leadership and is a Leadership Fellow at St. George’s House, Windsor Castle and member of The Kings Fund General Advisory Council.