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Carl Usher

A member of the CSU board since its inception in 2012, Carl ensures that the organisation is financially viable and customer-focused. He has successfully developed an effective financial strategy and realistic business plans and has consistently delivered our financial targets with clean audit opinions. He has developed the CSU’s supply chain strategy to support integrated care systems to help facilitate the health and well-being of the populations we serve.

Carl has more than 20 years’ experience in financial management, with a background in business advisory services in a global accounting firm. He has worked extensively in the NHS, the wider public sector and in numerous private sector organisations.

His specialist expertise lies developing business and financial strategy, business planning, commercial development, financial management, regulatory reporting and change management. He is effective at leading high-performing teams, providing excellent relationship management and ensuring the delivery of high quality services to our customers over a wide geography. Working closely with audit committees and internal audit, Carl has excellent understanding of NHS standing financial instructions, delegations and procurement rules.

During Carl’s career, he has successfully undertaken numerous performance improvement and business transformation projects. This has included improving finance functions, optimising business processes, improving management information and undertaking capital investment appraisal for large and complex programmes.

Carl is a qualified accountant and has a master’s degree in business administration.

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Kingston House

438-450 High Street
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 9LD

0121 612 1500
  • Heron House
  • Springfields Health & Wellbeing Centre

Midlands and Lancashire CSU
120 Grove Road
Stoke on Trent

0300 404 2999

Midlands and Lancashire CSU
1st Floor
Lovett Court
WS15 2QD

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Jubilee House

Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Lancashire Business Park
PR26 6TR

01772 214200
Liverpool Innovation Park

Office 2
2nd Floor
Building 2
Liverpool Innovation Park
360 Edge Lane
L7 9NJ

0151 295 8612/8619
  • 1829 Building, Chester
  • Old Market House
  • Clark House

1829 Building
Countess of Chester Health Park
Liverpool Road

01244 650 300

Hamilton Street
CH41 5AL

0151 514 2335 EXT 1487

Hulley Road
SK10 2LU

01606 544 791
Cardinal Square

3rd Floor North Point,
10 Nottingham Road,
Derby DE1 3QT
East Midlands

01332 888231
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St Johns House
30 East Street
United Kingdom

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