Sussex Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust; Health & Care Women Leaders Network
Sam Allen is Chief Executive of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Sam started work in the NHS in 1996 and has a background both in the operational management and leadership of mental health services and health and social care commissioning. Sam also gained valuable experience working with an international healthcare organisation in the independant sector. An important aspect of her work is developing partnerships with experts by experience, families and carers, clinicians, support staff and partner organisations.
Sam holds a keen interest in leadership development and is Chair of the Health & Care Women Leaders Network at NHS Employers and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex NHS Leadership Academy Reference Group.
Sam is a Chartered Manager, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds an MBA from Aston Business School.