Phil Smith
Chief Delivery Officer

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Phil Smith
Phil Smith – Chief Delivery Officer

Phil has a proven track record of delivery in a variety of oversight, performance and planning roles across the health and social care sector over the last 18 years.

He joined the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Shadow Integrated Care Board as Delivery Director in February 2022 to coordinate oversight of operational delivery across the county. This appointment was on secondment from his role as Assistant Director of Strategic Transformation for NHS England and NHS Improvement. 

Staffordshire born and raised, Phil has held a variety of roles in acute, community, social care, commissioning and regulatory organisations – centred largely around the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent geography.  

He is experienced in engaging with local, regional and national leaders across traditional organisational and professional boundaries to facilitate practical solutions to delivery challenges. With a focus on learning and continuous improvement, Phil is adept at bringing partners together to co-produce plans and oversee delivery.  

Phil is passionate about the opportunities his new role presents to improve health and wellbeing outcomes and reduce health inequalities for the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

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