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Alan Edwards

Alan Edwards

Independent governor

1st term of office

Alan Edwards is an experienced public sector board member having previously been Chair of the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and an Independent Member of the Board of the UK National Policing Improvement Agency. He is currently Deputy Chair of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS FT and Deputy Chair of the Ethics, Transparency and Audit Panel for the Staffordshire Commissioner for Policing, Fire and Rescue, and Crime. Most of his career has been spent as a management consultant. He was a consulting Partner at PwC and KPMG and an Executive at IBM.

Alan is an accountant and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). Alan has been an active member of CIPFA including acting as its International Director. He retains the role of Chair CIPFA Development and represents CIPFA on a number of international boards and committees. Alan studied for his CIPFA qualification at the then Wolverhampton Polytechnic.