Suzanne Tracey – Chief Executive

Joined Board: June 2018

Commenced current role: 18 June 2018

Background and Experience

Suzanne joined the NHS in 1993 having qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse.  She held the post of Director of Finance/Deputy Chief Executive at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from 2002 before joining the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to take up the role of Director of Finance in 2008 and subsequently Deputy Chief Executive/Chief Financial Officer.  She was appointed as Chief Executive of the Royal Devon and Exeter in 2016.  Under a collaborative agreement, agreed by the Boards of both the Royal Devon and Exeter and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust in June 2018, Suzanne became Chief Executive of both Trusts on 18 June 2018.

Suzanne is also Chair of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Provider Faculty and Past President of the HFMA.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Trust Accountable Officer
  • Leading and supporting the Executive Director Team
  • Implementing the decisions of the Trust Board and its committees
  • Implementing and maintaining the Trust’s strategic direction and forward planning.

Entry on Register of Interests

Directorships: None

Ownership of companies: None

Shareholdings in organisations: None

Position in charity or voluntary organisations: None

Contracting interests:

  • Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust – Chief Executive
  • Chair of HFMA Provider Faculty

Any other interests: None


Last updated: May 16, 2019