St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Suzanne Marsello as its new Director of Strategy.

Suzanne will join St George’s from neighbouring South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, where she has been Director of Strategy and Commercial Development since March 2015.

Suzanne is no stranger to the acute Trust, having previously held a number of senior operational and strategic roles within the organisation.

She said: ‘I am delighted to be returning to St George’s, and in such an important role for the organisation.

‘I am excited to be part of the new executive team at St George’s. I’m looking forward to working with staff and our stakeholders to create a future strategy for the organisation, so the organisation develops in the right way for the patients we treat’.

Jacqueline Totterdell, Chief Executive at St George’s since May 2017, said:

‘Suzanne will be a crucial part of the senior team here at St George’s and, importantly for me, clearly cares deeply about the organisation and the communities we serve.

‘One of our priorities going forward is to develop, with our partners, a clear strategy for St George’s and the hospital and community services we provide – and Suzanne’s appointment is a crucial part of this work’.

Suzanne is expected to take up hew new role at St George’s towards the end of 2017, and her official start date will be communicated in due course.

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