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Alan Edwards

 Non Executive Director

Extensive NED experience. Currently NED at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS FT and Chair of its Audit Committee. Significant health experience previously Chair of Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust and an Audit Committee Chair at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust. National government experience as NED at a major national Home Office NDPB – the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA). Now Audit Committee Chair at Staffordshire Policing. Background in management consulting as Partner at two of the Big 4 accounting firms – PwC and KPMG - and an Executive at one of the world’s largest companies – IBM. Focus on Public Sector change. In last seven years operating as an Executive at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) focused on strategic projects and international and commercial growth. Currently non-executive Chair CIPFA Development.


  • Large (200+ employees) organisation – unlisted
  • Not-for-profit organisation Small (200+ employees)
  • Government owned organisation/entity
  • Local Government
  • Accounting
  • Airlines/Aviation
  • Government (state
  • local
  • federal)
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Information Technology & Services
  • Management Consulting
  • Nonprofit Organisation Management
  • Professional Training
  • Accounting
  • Audit
  • Governance
  • Change Management
  • Risk
  • Senior Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking


  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Non Executive
  • Committee Chair
  • Advisory Board Member
  • Executive Director
  • Consultant

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
ChairAuditBirmingham Women's and Children's NHS FTHealth
ChairAuditStaffordshire PolicingPolice
ChairDevelopmentCIPFAProfessional Body
MemberDevelopmentIFACGlobal profession
Deputy ChairPublic SectorAccountancy EuropeRegional profession
ChairRoyal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS TrustHealth
ChairAuditWalsalls Hospitals NHS TrustHealth
MemberAuditCitizens AdviceCharity

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
International DirectorCIPFAProfessional body
ParrtnerKPMGManagement consulting
Executive PartnerIBMManagement consulting
PartnerPwCManagement consulting}