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Paula Clarke

Paula ClarkePaula Clarke is our Executive Director of Strategy and Transformation.

Paula joined the NHS as an NHS General Management trainee in 1991 and over the last 25 years, has held senior manager posts in commissioning, provider and primary care organisations, primarily in the integrated health and social care system in Northern Ireland.  Paula has over 8 years' experience at Board level, including one year as the interim Chief Executive of Southern Health and Social Care Trust, providing all health and social care services to c360,000 children and adults and managing an operating income of £550m.

Paula joined UH Bristol in April 2016, and brings to Bristol extensive experience in strategic development, partnership working and service redesign.

Key priorities for Paula are to drive improvement in care through strategic transformation, alongside supporting every member of the organisation to take personal ownership in doing things better every day.