Alison TongeAlison Tonge, Regional Director of Commissioning, NHS England

Alison has been involved in public sector healthcare for more than 30 years, starting her career in local government as a graduate trainee accountant at Manchester City Council.

Andy HardyAndy Hardy, CEO, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Since leaving university, Andy has worked within the NHS. He became CFO of UACW in 2004 before later becoming the deputy chief executive, and then chief executive.

Claire Gravil, Head of Finance, Direct Commissioning/COVID-19 Vaccination Programme for NHS England, North East and Yorkshire

Claire took on her current secondment role having been Head of Finance for Direct Commissioning since December 2015, with responsibility for a £2.6bn budget.

David MelbourneDavid Melbourne, Deputy Chief Executive/CFO, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

David helped establish the Health Exchange, a social enterprise in Birmingham that provides health promotion advice to disadvantaged and hard to reach communities.

Devasuda AnblaganDevasuda Anblagan PhD, Senior Finance Manager for NHS England and NHS Improvement

Devasuda is passionate about improving the healthcare system and medical research through understanding current challenges and future demand.

Hardev VirdeeHardev Virdee, Group Chief Finance Officer, Barts Health NHS Trust

Hardev gained his first board role as Finance Director at Hounslow Primary Care Trust (PCT) in 2009, building up a portfolio of board roles across various NHS organisations before taking on his current role.

Tahmid Ahmed, Financial Planning Analyst, NHS England

Tahmid completed the three-year NHS graduate management training scheme in 2021, having always known that he wanted a career focused around helping others within the community and contributing to society.