Transformation Unit

The Board

Phil Huggon

Phil Huggon

Chair

Phil has an executive background in marketing and transformation including 20 years experience with MARS and Shell. He has been a Board Director for 11 years and now has a range of non-executive directorships including RCU, an education consultancy which he chairs and the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board.

In NHS terms, Phil has been with the Manchester Primary Care Trust board, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and now Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

Susan Webster

Susan Webster

Non-Executive Director

Susan is a director of strategic change, whose career has spanned financial and consultancy roles, culminating with British Telecom where she was also a member of its NW Regional Board.

A former chair of pro-Manchester, Susan is currently a trustee of HOME, director of Manchester Communication Academy and public governor of Central Manchester University NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Susan is an independent project manager and a regular presenter for Women on Boards UK in Manchester and Leeds.

Ed Dyson

Ed Dyson

Non-Executive Director

Ed has worked in the NHS for 17 years and has worked in finance, commissioning and led large system wide programmes.

Ed is Deputy Chief Officer of Central Manchester CCG with responsibility for operational leadership of the CCG, the strategic and business planning team for health and care in Manchester and leads programmes including establishment of single commissioning across health and social care and the Greater Manchester lead for Healthier Together.

Ed is married with two young children, enjoys travel, cycling and walking.

John Mills

Non-Executive Director

John is a mathematics graduate of the University of Nottingham. John trained as a Chartered Accountant, he become a member of the Chartered Institute of Tax and partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers.

John retired from the firm in 2005 having run part of the regional and national businesses. He is Deputy Chairman of Matalan having been Chairman for six years, a Director of a number of private companies, President of the University of Nottingham Council and Chairman of Torch Academy Gateway Trust.