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Non-executive directors

Philip Green, non-executive director

Philip GreenDate of appointment: 25 April 2015
Date of expiry: 24 April 2021

Philip has more than 30 years experience of working in the aerospace industry having spent 14 years at BAE Systems and more recently with Meggitt PLC, a FTSE100 company, initially in the role of group company secretary and now in the position of group corporate affairs director. 

He was appointed to the board of Meggitt PLC in 2001 and is also president of Meggitt‑USA Inc.


Stephen Mount , non-executive director

Date of appointment: 1 November 2017
Date of expiry: 31 October 2020

Stephen is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and until 2016 was a Senior International Client Relationship and Lead Audit Engagement Partner with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP.  Having spent 27 years advising a wide range of industry sectors on a variety of strategic and financial issues, he led the post-merger integration of major Coopers & Lybrand and Pricewaterhouse offices.

Stephen is a member of the Financial Reporting Council which regulates accounting, financial reporting and auditing in the United Kingdom; is a Trustee and Treasurer of the New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust and a Governor of Reading Blue Coat.


Dr Calum McArthur, non executive director

calum mcarthurDate of appointment: 1 November 2014
Date of expiry: 31 October 2020

Surgeon Rear Admiral Calum McArthur, who retired from the Royal Navy at the end of 2014, took up the role with Poole Hospital’s board of directors on 1 November. He is the Head of Joint Medical Command for HM Forces and Royal Navy Medical Director General and also a practising GP.


Caroline Tapster CBE, non executive director

Date of appointment: 1 December 2015
Date of expiry: 30 November 2018

Caroline has spent the last 30 years working in local government and the NHS, in Dorset, East Sussex and Kent. She joined Hertfordshire County Council in 1995 becoming Director of Adult Care Services in 2001, and was appointed Chief Executive in 2004. During this time she was a Governor of Oakland’s FE College, President of Hertfordshire Agricultural Society, a Board member of Hertfordshire PCT, and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Hertfordshire.

She has been a Board Member of SOLACE, a past Chairman of ACCE, a member of numerous National Advisory Groups and Government Reviews and has served as a non-executive director of the Disclosure and Barring Service and as a Trustee of the Terence Higgins Trust. She is currently Director of Health and Wellbeing System Improvement for the Local Government Association.


David Walden CBE, non executive director

Date of appointment: 1 December 2015
Date of expiry: 30 November 2018

David Walden CBE was a Senior Civil Servant in the Department of Health from 1989 to 2004. Previous appointments also include: Director at the Social Care Institute for Excellence, Strategy Director at the Commission for Social Care Inspection, Transition Director establishing the Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts (Monitor) and Director of Anchor Trust. In the early 1990s he was Director of Human Resources at Poole Hospital. David also sits on the Board of Affinity Trust, which provides services for learning disabled people, and the Barchester Foundation.


Nick Ziebland, non-executive director, senior independent director

Nick ZieblandDate of appointment: 31 August 2011
Date of expiry: 30 August 2019

Nick is a former executive at the British Airports Authority (BAA), having previously worked for companies including J Sainsbury and Imperial Group. He has also served as a non-executive director for the South East Coast Strategic Health Authority and as an independent committee member for Dorset Community Health Services.

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