Jane Tomkinson, Chief Executive
Jane Tomkinson, former Director of Finance at NHS North of England, took up the role as Chief Executive at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital in October 2013.
Jane joined the NHS in 1990 and has held a number of positions in acute trusts, including Director of Finance at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and subsequently being appointed the Trust’s Deputy Chief Executive in 2005. Two years later, she was awarded the prestigious ‘Finance Director of the Year’ award by the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
In 2011 she moved to NHS North West as Director of Finance, before taking on the NHS North of England lead finance role a year later.
Jane holds CPFA and MBA qualifications, and was awarded an OBE for services to NHS finance in the Queen's New Year's Honours in 2016.