UCLH appoints new non-executive director 

11/05/2016 00:00 
UCLH is pleased to announce the appointment of Althea Efunshile as a new non-executive director.
 
“I am absolutely delighted to be joining the board of UCLH, one of the best performing healthcare organisations in the world. I look forward to contributing to UCLH’s continued success, in particular its mission to deliver top quality patient care.”

Althea is deputy chief executive of Arts Council England where she is responsible for the development and implementation of the Arts Council’s national investment strategy, corporate governance and planning, and operational delivery.

Previously Althea held various director level roles at the Department for Education and Skills. She also worked in a number of local authorities, including the London Borough of Lewisham where she was firstly director of education and community services, and then executive director for education and culture. She started her career as a secondary school teacher in the London Borough of Brent.

Althea has also worked in the voluntary sector as the head of a community education centre in Westminster.

Speaking about her new appointment, Althea said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the board of UCLH, one of the best performing healthcare organisations in the world. I look forward to contributing to UCLH’s continued success, in particular its mission to deliver top quality patient care.”

UCLH chairman Richard Murley said: “We are delighted to welcome Althea to the board. Her breadth of experience and skills will be a great asset to the organisation and we look forward to working with her.”

Althea took up her position on 2 May. She replaces Alasdair Breckenridge. She will be chair of the patient experience committee.

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