Steve Phoenix has been Chair of the Trust Board since February 2019. He joined the Board after a long career in health care leadership. His first NHS executive Board appointment was in 1988. He spent 13 years as a Director and 16 years as a Chief Executive (10 in the NHS and 6 at Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar).
He has held Non-executive roles in the NHS, the private sector and social enterprise. He held an academic appointment at the London School of Economics between 1990 and 1994.
Steve is married and has lived in Sussex since 1987.