Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance
Zara joined the NHS as a management trainee in 2003 and since then has gained a wide range of experience across a variety of NHS sectors including a Primary Care Trust, Acute Trust, a Strategic Health Authority and the Trust Development Authority.
She joined the CCG in June 2016 from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust where she was Associate Director of Strategy, with responsibility for strategy development, planning and service and partnership developments
As Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance, Zara is responsible for overseeing the CCGs’ planning and assurance processes and monitoring performance in respect of our constitutional targets and local priorities. Zara is also responsible to the Governing Body for strategy development and the wider strategic programme of the CCG; ensuring that national and local priorities are delivered through our plans.