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Sir Michael Deegan CBE

Group Chief Executive

Board Member

Sir Michael holds a first degree in Law and a Masters degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Warwick. He was previously Chief Executive at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) having also held the post of Chief Executive at Warrington Hospital and then North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust. He has also held the post of Director of Human Resources for the NHS.

He was involved in the preparation of the Government’s NHS Plan in 2000 and has worked widely across the public sector including roles in local government and education.