A new Non Executive Director has been appointed to the board of ²gether NHS Foundation Trust.
Maggie Deacon, from Stow on the Wold, spent the majority of her career in the public services, including working in local Government, the NHS and higher and further education.
Maggie said: “I have a deep commitment to public services, particularly in support of those who are disadvantaged in some way.
“I am delighted to have been appointed as a Non Executive Director for ²gether, and very much looking forward to my new role”.
Maggie has worked in partnership across the public, private and voluntary sectors to enable regeneration, to provide joined up services and to develop new accommodation and infrastructure.
A Chartered Public Finance Accountant by profession, she has a degree in Economics and Statistics and a post graduate diploma in business research with a focus on change management.
She has also established wholly owned subsidiary companies to enable organisations to achieve their objectives and minimise risk.
She has two daughters and seven grandchildren.
Ruth FitzJohn, Chair of ²gether, said she was very pleased to welcome Maggie to the Board.
She said: “Maggie is a very welcome addition to the Board. She brings a rich breadth of experience and expertise to our organisation.
“I am very much looking forward to working alongside Maggie in the important role we play in making life better for people across Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.”