West Norfolk CCG appoints new Audit Lay Member

24th Oct 2018

Ian Pinches has been appointed as the new Lay Member (Audit) for NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Mr Pinches is a Fellow of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants with an Executive and Non-Executive Director level background gained over two decades in Social Housing, the NHS and the Emergency Services.

He currently serves in Non-Executive Board level roles across the wider public sector – with Freebridge Community Housing and the Office of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner – and brings recent and relevant NHS Acute Provider Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair experience to West Norfolk CCG.

Mr Pinches and his wife Lesley have recently retired from running their own small business and enjoy walking their dogs and renovating their house – a ‘retired’ village pub in West Norfolk.

Mr Pinches said: “I am very pleased about my appointment to the CCG’s Governing Body and look forward to working with colleagues as we continue to develop sustainable, quality and equitable health services for patients across West Norfolk.”

Dr Paul Williams, Chair of West Norfolk CCG, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ian to the CCG’s Governing Body. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be a great benefit. We look forward to working closely with him.”