AHSN NENC Interim CEO Announced

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Maria Roche to the Interim Chief Executive Officer role at the AHSN NENC to cover a period of maternity leave for Dr Nicola Wesley.

Maria is a clinical pharmacist and prescriber by training and has subsequently held a range of senior executive roles, nationally and internationally, spanning medical affairs, strategic marketing, quality management, general management and operations. In her career to date she has worked for several organisations including Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UDG Healthcare, Abbott, and the Mater Private Healthcare Group. In May 2019 Maria joined the AHSN NENC as a Programme Director, and is also the designated National Programme Lead for PCSK9 inhibitors, one of NHSE/NHSI’s Accelerated Access Collaborative’s (AAC) rapid uptake products (RUP).

Maria is looking forward to taking on her new interim role with the AHSN NENC which is due to start in early February.