Shajeda Ahmed appointed as Executive Director of Workforce, Organisational Development and Inclusion

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Shajeda Ahmed as our new Director of Workforce, Organisational Development and Inclusion.

Shajeda will be joining us in October from her role as Associate Director of Workforce & Organisational Development at Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust.

She is an experienced HR professional with a genuine passion for driving forward cultural change, leadership development and workforce sustainability through harnessing the talents of the workforce.

Her expert knowledge around diversity and inclusion, organisational development and transformation is combined with her deeper understanding of how to set a clear strategy toward achieving equality for both workforce and patients.

Shajeda said:

“North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare is an outstanding organisation, recognised as a leader in its field, with remarkable capabilities and talented people. It is an absolute privilege to be given the opportunity to work closely with new colleagues, staff groups, staff side representatives and system partners to share our combined knowledge, skills and experience to collectively develop and secure the workforce required to meet the current and future needs of local people; and play my part in the writing of the next chapter of the Trust’s growth and development plans.”

Peter Axon, Chief Executive, said

“We could not be more delighted with Shajeda’s appointment. Her passion and knowledge was evident to all involved in the appointments process and we know she will be a powerful advocate for our Trust values and ensuring we are able to attract, recruit and retain the very best possible people to drive forward our vision to be outstanding in all we do and how we do it. We very much look forward to welcoming her in October.”