Board of Directors

The CPFT Board of Directors is made up of executive and non-executive directors, led by a non-executive chair. The Board is responsible for ensuring that the Trust is accountable to the public for the services it manages.

You can view some information on each of our Executive Directors' portfolios on this page: Executive Director portfolios

Details of the Board of Directors' meetings can be found ont the right hand side of this page, along with copies of our Constitution, Gifts and Hospitality Register and Register of Interests.

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Lauren Gable, Interim Chief Finance Officer

Lauren Gable, Interim Chief Finance Officer

Lauren Gable is a Charted Management Accountant with extensive experience in NHS finance across specialist, acute, mental health and community providers.

She has worked largely in London and the South East, including as Director of Commercial & Contracting for King’s College Hospital NHS FT, where she led on strategic partnership work from the South East London Pathology Partnership to international ventures in Jeddah and Abuja. Most recently, Lauren has been at Essex Partnership University NHS FT as Director of Finance – Commercial, leading on the development of a Mental Health Urgent Care Department and driving an extensive programme of refurbishment and improvements to wards, to enhance the therapeutic environment for patients.

She has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), and worked in the private sector as a lawyer, before joining the NHS through the National Graduate Management Training Scheme. Lauren has a passion for staff development, and is a coach and a mentor.


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