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Ian Brokenshire

Ian Brokenshire appointed as Non Executive Director at Cygnet

We are pleased to announce that Ian Brokenshire has been appointed as a Non Executive Director on our Advisory Board. Ian has recently retired from a long and distinguished career at KPMG, spanning 35 years, and will join Cygnet in January 2024.

Sian Jarvis CB

Cygnet appoints Sian Jarvis CB as Non-Executive Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sian Jarvis CB as our newest Non-Executive Director. Sian is highly regarded as one of the leading strategic communications and marketing specialists in the country, with extensive experience in the health sector.

John Hall appointed Regional Nurse Director

We’re delighted to welcome John Hall to Cygnet as the Regional Nurse Director for the Midlands. John is a senior nurse leader with over 30 years experience in the health sector.

Philip Winterbottom appointed Cygnet’s new Head of Safeguarding

We are pleased to welcome Philip Winterbottom as Cygnet’s new Head of Safeguarding. We’re also very excited to announce that the central safeguarding team will be expanding and we are recruiting a second Named Professional for Safeguarding (Adults and Children) alongside a Safeguarding Administrator to support the team.

Executive Team appointments and updates

We are delighted to announce two new members of our Executive Management Team. Pam Wenger joins as Board Secretary and Samantha Dunlop as Director of Risk Management. Both bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields that will further strengthen Cygnet’s leadership.

Fiona Kennedy

Fiona Kennedy appointed Group Social Work Lead

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Kennedy as Cygnet’s first Group Social Work Lead. In addition to providing leadership to our social work teams Fiona will also be promoting best practice and innovation across our services.