Kevin Parkinson is an experienced public, private and third sector senior manager and is recognised for leading NHS contracting improving healthcare services for NHS Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England and Social Services Commissioners.

With a strong background in strategic and operational leadership in both joint-commissioning and large outsourced, high-value government contracted prime providers, he has a wealth of management experience across transactional and transitional payment-by-results systems and delivered strong transformational implementation in statutory services, being well versed in innovation theory and performance practice having achieved surpluses to generate discretionary services that enrich the productive organisation and customer experience.

He has equally achieved excellent Business Development results, including securing significant EU structural funds holding cabinet responsibility for economic regeneration in one of the country’s top performing County Councils.

Recognised for working as a Partner and critical friend with Clinicians, Finance and Commissioning Teams in some of the country’s’ largest public sector organisations and has co-commissioned innovative cross-sector services that benefit communities, employers and families.