Adrian Brown, Lay Member Governance


Governing Body Lay Member for Audit and Governance since April 2017

Chair of the Audit Committee since April 2017.

Member of the Quality, Finance and Delivery Committee since April 2017.

Adrian Brown has over 25 years’ board level and international experience with substantial organisations both in the public and private sector, principally in the engineering and construction of large capital projects.

He was directly involved in the introduction of PFI in the health sector including delivering the first new build PFI hospital including non-clinical service provision. Board positions held have included Commercial Director, Marketing Director, Managing Director and Group Managing Director and Company Chairman with companies including Babcock Group, Davy Plc and Tarmac plc.

NHS experience includes Chairman of the Surrey and Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust and Lay Member Governance for Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG since its formation and subsequent authorisation. As well as chairing the Audit Committee, Adrian also chairs the Clinical Policies and Medicines Approval Panel; the Procurement Committee; the Remuneration Committee and the IFR Panel for both Horsham and Mid Sussex and Crawley CCGs and Audit Committee chair Crawley CCG.  He is also a member of the Quality and Clinical Governance and the Primary Care Commissioning Committee.