James Drury

Interim Chief Finance Officer

James Drury

James Drury was appointed Interim Chief Finance Officer in August 2022.

James has 15 years’ experience as an NHS finance director in the regulatory, provider and commissioner sectors. His previous roles have included Interim Director of Operational Finance at North Bristol NHS Trust, Interim Director of Finance at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Director of Finance for NHS England (South Central), Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust and Project Director for the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West System Transformation Partnership (STP).

Prior to joining the NHS he was a Senior Assessment Manager for Monitor the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts and worked for KPMG in Audit, Transaction Services and Private Equity and as the Global Executive for the Chemicals industry. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.