Chris is currently the Interim Executive Director of Finance and ICT in the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.
He has worked in finance in the NHS in Wales for nearly 30 years, holding a range of senior roles including interim Director of Finance in Aneurin Bevan UHB in 2012. Chris has led on a number of national projects for the NHS in Wales, including being the lead for a radical overhaul of how organisations were funded following the reorganisation of NHS bodies in Wales, and the creation of the current 7 Health Boards, in 2009. Chris is particularly passionate about finance staff development and ensuring finance staff are true business partners, understand the business and ensure the up skilling of non-financial managers in all aspects of finance and governance.
Before joining WAST, Chris was on secondment as the Head of Finance for the NHS Wales Health Collaborative, undertaking a key leadership role in managing the financial and business case development aspects of service reconfiguration and service developments across NHS Wales.
In October 2015 Chris was appointed Deputy Director of Finance in Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, and took up his current interim role on 1st February 2018.
If you would like to contact Chris Turley then please call: 01633 626182