Cheryl Hobson

Occupation: Lay Member Audit and Conflicts of Interest

Cheryl has been a qualified accountant since 1991 and she gained an MBA with the University of Hull in 2001. She has 25 years’ experience in senior leadership within Local Government, working at Director and Assistant Director level in Finance and Commissioning focused on Social Care and Integrated Children’s services. She has experience within the NHS as CFO at NHS Barnsley CCG and held responsibility for Business and Corporate services at embed Health Consortium for CCG clients across Yorkshire and the Humber.

As well as her role as Lay member for Audit and Conflicts of Interest at NHS Leeds CCG Cheryl undertakes a voluntary role as Vice-Chair of a multi-academy Trust with academies across Yorkshire and the Humber. She is a member of the Joint Independent Audit Committee for the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s office. She also undertakes tutoring on post-graduate qualifications for the Health Finance Managers Association.