Neil Charlesworth:

Neil has a solid background in finance and is a qualified accountant with significant board level experience and a detailed knowledge of the wider NHS agenda.
Neil has had significant exp
erience of working within public sector authorities as well as private sector business and financial management, including 15 years as Managing Director of a medium size haulage company.

In 1998 Neil joined University of Leeds as Head of Finance (Faculty of Medicine), working to integrate the management and strategies of five schools within the university into one new faculty.

In 2000 Neil joined Sheffield Health Authority as Deputy Director of Finance and assistant to the Project Director responsible for the establishment of the new Primary Care Trusts in the city.

In 2001, Neil moved to the South East Sheffield Primary Care Trust as Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Finance Director.
In 2006 Neil took on the role of Turnaround Director for the Sheffield Commissioners.

Neil joined Equity Solutions in November 2007 as an accomplished Executive Director with experience of working at senior level in a number of public and private complex organisations.

Currently, Neil is a Director of the three Community 1st LIFT companies.

Neil is also the General Manager of Community 1st Sheffield and Community 1st Oldham.

Neil was previously the Clerk to the Trustees for the Talbot Trusts prior to taking up the position of Trustee in September 2016