Tony Foy - Non-Executive Member
Tony is Chair of both NHS Cheshire and Merseyside’s Remuneration Committee and Quality and Performance Committee.
Prior to his appointment as Non-Executive Director, he was St Helens CCG’s Audit Chair and Lay Member for Finance and Governance for 10 years. In this role he supported the early development of the partnership with St Helens Council.
Prior to joining NHS St Helens CCG, Tony worked in social care and health for 25 years in both St Helens and Knowsley. He began his health and social career with St Helens Council in 1987 working in Older People’s and Learning Disability services, before working for Knowsley Council from January 1997 – 2011.
His final role was Service Director Modernisation and Partnership (Knowsley Health and Wellbeing) - a strategic joint role across the Council and the Primary Care Trust, supporting the development of Knowsley’s innovative Health and Wellbeing Commissioning Board.
Tony has an excellent track record of effective NHS commissioning and governance. He also has wide experience of financial management and a long history of innovative engagement with service users and carers when planning service design.
Tony holds a Masters degree in Human Rights and Equal Opportunities and was born in St Helens, where he still lives.