Our Board and members

Find out about the role of the NHSCFA board and its members.

The NHSCFA board is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the organisation and ensuring we are able to account to Parliament and the public on how we deliver our functions. Information on our objectives and the services we provide can be found on the What we do page, and you can find more details on how we lead the fight against NHS fraud in our 2020-2023 strategy.

The board currently consists of a Chair, five Non -Executive Directors (one of whom also chairs the Audit & Risk Committee), a Chief Executive Officer, a Director of Finance and Corporate Governance and a Director of Performance and Improvement.

Declarations of interests for board members can be found in the declaration of interests register. To find out more about each board member please see below.

The board is supported by the Finance and Corporate Governance Unit and the Board Secretary is Ann Sturgess.

Further details regarding the role of the board can be found in the governance code for central government departments.


  • Tom Taylor

    Tom has more than 32 years experience working at Board level in the public, private and third sectors as well as being a dual qualified accountant – find out more

  • Alex Rothwell

    Alex has more than 30 years in the Metropolitan and City of London Police and extensive strategic, operational, and investigative experience of tackling fraud and financial crime

  • Matthew Jordan-Boyd

    Find out about our Director of Finance and Corporate Governance.

  • Tricia Morrison

    After 23 years in local government Tricia decided to embrace a new direction in public service and moved into the National Health Service

  • Alyson Coates

    Trained as a molecular biologist Alyson has a strong commitment to public services and has held a number of non-executive roles across the sector – find out more

  • Gaon Hart

    As a dual qualified lawyer Gaon has focussed his career fighting corruption, fraud, and unethical behaviour – find out more

  • Andrew Flanagan

    A former Chief Executive of Scottish Television, Andrew now concentrates on his Non-Executive Director roles and is particularly interested in counter fraud – find out more

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