John Wardell

John Wardell
Chief Operating Officer

John joined Enfield CCG as Chief Operating Officer in December 2017. He was previously Accountable Officer at Nene CCG and until recently was the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) Lead for Northamptonshire. John qualified from the University of Sheffield with a B.Med.Sci (Hons) Speech Science degree in 1996. He worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for a number of years before joining University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust and South Birmingham Primary Care Trust as lead of Stroke Services while undertaking an MSc in Rehabilitation from the University of Nottingham. Having joined Tower Hamlets PCT in 2006 as Associate Director of Primary and Community Care Commissioning, John supported the pathfinder CCG in gaining authorisation. From April 2013, John undertook the role of Deputy Chief Officer for Tower Hamlets CCG where his role included strategic responsibility for all non-acute commissioning including service transformation, integration, the Better Care Fund, mental health and developing innovative approaches to outcomes based commissioning.