Antonia joined the Trust in January 2015 as interim Assistant Director of Planning before also taking responsibility for contracting at the start of 2016 and being appointed substantively as Assistant Director of Planning and Contracting in 2017. She has been acting Director of Business Services since December 2017, taking director responsibility for business development as well as planning and contracting, following the secondment of the Trust’s Director of Finance to another trust.
Antonia has worked for the NHS since 2009, initially as Associate Director of Corporate Services at NHS Luton Primary Care Trust and then as Director of Business Services for the both Luton and Bedfordshire Primary Care Trusts when the trusts became a PCT cluster in 2011. She has also worked for NHS Central Eastern Commissioning Support Unit supporting commissioners across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex and leading the Trust’s strategic development and tender preparation.
Prior to joining the NHS, Antonia worked for Barclays Corporate Banking for twelve years predominantly in strategic marketing and planning and latterly in sales management. She brings commercial experience to the Trust from these roles and has a post-graduate diploma in marketing as well as an MBA.
Contract management; Business planning; Business and Commercial development
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