Anthony Gardner - Director of Planning and Performance

Anthony Gardner

Anthony joined Morecambe Bay CCG on 1 April 2017 from Cumbria CCG where he was Director for South Cumbria with commissioning responsibilities for services in South Cumbria. Prior to this he held various posts in Cumbria CCG and Cumbria PCT, which he joined as Assistant Chief Executive in April 2008.

A qualified accountant, Anthony began his public service career in local government and held various posts in finance, strategy and policy in Councils in the Midlands, North East and Cumbria. Anthony has also worked for the Audit Commission, undertaking VFM project development work and as senior manager for the audits of a range of local authorities, health bodies and education establishments.

He is currently Director of Planning and Performance and is also the Director Lead for Elective Care and Mental Health.