PAUL CLARKSON – CHAIRMAN
Paul brings over 20 years of experience in managing services both in the statutory and independent sectors to the board.
His previous appointments include Clinical Development Manager for a community trust which included supported living, residential and inpatient services, and Development Manager with a strong focus on service improvement.
This was followed by a senior position within a Higher Education establishment with the remit for education development in social work and nursing courses in respect of learning disabilities. Paul then held successive roles as Registered Manager of a nursing home for learning disabilities, Registered Manager of a hospital for people with learning disabilities, and General Manager for specialist learning disability services providing residential, health and supported living services.
Paul has acted as Responsible Person for hospital services and been on secondment to oversee development for health provision outside of the UK.