David Farrelly has been appointed as the Regional Director for Midlands and East. This is a 12-month secondment and David is currently still covering his role of our Local Director for an interim period.
Most recently David was Executive Director of Workforce and Organisational Development and Deputy Chief Executive at East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS), having previously held positions with EMAS in strategy, transformation and planning and for a period, as Acting Chief Executive. David also undertook a national lead role as Chair of the National HR Directors Group holding positions on the NHS Employers Policy Board and the National Social Partnership Forum, as well as leading the National trade union discussions through the Ambulance Service Partnership Forum.
Throughout this time David had close involvement with the Nottinghamshire local education and training council as vice chair and chair of the Education Commissioning sub-group. Prior to his time at EMAS, David was Executive Director of human resources at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust for five years and has also worked in community services and mental health organisations in London.
David has an MA in Employment Strategy and an MSc in Human Resource Leadership as well as qualifications in management consultancy, coaching, mentoring and mediation.