James Fleet

Interim Chief People Officer (Non-voting member)

James Fleet joined the Trust on an interim basis as Chief People Officer (CPO) in October 2023, providing executive leadership and support to the people and organisation development directorate and embedding our people plan.

He joins us from Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board where he was Chief People Officer. James knows the Black Country well as he was previously CPO at The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust and is delighted to be making a return to the area. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and brings a huge amount of experience from leadership roles within the NHS and private healthcare/consulting sector.

James has led major workforce transformation and service improvement programmes as a national director in Price Waterhouse Cooper’s health team and as executive leader and co-founder of Four Eyes Insight Clinical Productivity Consulting.

He is passionate about health and care organisations working better together to plan and deliver joined up services for the benefit of local people.