Eric Gardiner

Chief Finance Officer

Brief Biography

Eric joined the Trust in April 2021, from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board where he was Finance Director – Provider Services. Eric has worked in a variety of roles in NHS organisations in the North West of England and has a broad range of financial experience including contracting, costing and all aspects of financial management.  He is a CIMA qualified accountant and has over 25 years of experience in working in the NHS.

He is a keen supporter and advocate of staff development and holds a mentoring qualification with Lancaster University.

He was previously Deputy Director of Finance at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Eric has worked with a number of mentees to improve their performance with a particular focus on supporting students to study and balance their working life, and also with individuals to progress their careers.

Watch Eric’s presentation of our financial results and performance to our AGM 2023 below.