Non-Executive Directors

Our Non-Executive Directors ensure that the Board practice in the best interests of patients and the public. They are essentially critical friends, holding the Board to account by challenging its decisions and outcomes to that they are satisfied that as an organisation we have both financial and operational integrity.

They use their knowledge, skills and experience to help the Board formulate Trust strategies and actively support and promote a healthy organisational culture.

Non-Executive Directors regularly speak with patients and staff, listening to their views, ideas and concerns.


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Andrew Prince - Vice Chair

Andrew Prince - Deputy Chair

Andrew is the Deputy Chair of the Royal Surrey and Chair of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Healthcare Partners Limited. He attends the Surrey Heartlands (ICS) Elective Care Board as a non-executive member. Andrew is the RSFT NED for Freedom to Speak Up and actively supports this important initiative. He also works with executive/clinical colleagues to strengthen the Trust’s relationships with the University of Surrey to ensure we optimise opportunities in research and innovation.

Andrew is a healthcare professional specialising in non-clinical support and Telehealth for integrated care across acute and community settings.  He is Director of the Serco Healthcare Centre of Excellence where he has responsibility for the migration of good practice across Serco’s healthcare operations in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the UK and the United States.  This brings responsibility for strategic partnerships, particularly with technology firms, for thought leadership and the development of new service propositions.

Andrew has extensive experience working with the NHS, having served on the Boards of other NHS Trusts, including as Senior Independent Director of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and as Deputy Chair of North Hampshire Hospitals.