Charles retired from Ernst & Young as Managing Partner of its Hull operation in 2002. He was admitted to the global organisation in 1975 and was subsequently seconded for periods in London and overseas. read more
Charles was involved with publicly quoted and owner managed businesses as client service leader, involving the co-ordination of all Ernst & Young services. He also had client service responsibility to a number of high profile companies, including Northern Foods, Hanson, Kingston Communications, Dixon Motors and ARCO.
A former Chair of Teesland PLC and Non Executive Chairman of Wykeland Group PLC, Charles is currently Chair of Citycare as well as being Non Executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee for Hanson Transport Group Ltd.
Charles is also a Trustee of Yorkshire Laser Centre (Medical Research). In addition he is a Trustee and Non Executive Director of Humberside Youth Association Limited and Chairman of Humberside Youth Association Training Limited. He is also a member of the University of Hull’s audit committee and a trustee for Catzero Ltd.
Charles is a Freeman of City of London and Liveryman of Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants. In what little spare time he has, Charles is a keen golfer, he is an avid Hull City follower and is a regular visitor to the Millennium Stadium to watch his beloved Wales RUFC.
Alan is the Public Sector Director of Citycare and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
Alan has been a Director of Finance in the NHS since 1985 and has worked in a number of organisations providing a range of healthcare including a large acute trust, a specialist acute provider and a mental health & learning disabilities provider.
He has held a range of portfolios in addition to Finance including Information Management & Technology, Procurement, Strategic Planning and Estates. His current portfolio includes Facilities which comprises management of NHS Hull’s estate and provision of new facilities via the LIFT programme.
Dave is a Developments Director at Sewell Group plc and is primarily responsible for arranging funding and thefinancial management of Citycare. He joined Sewell Group in 1995 and joined the board in 2001.
Paul is Managing Director of Sewell Group plc. Over the past 25 years, under Paul’s leadership, Sewell Group has become recognised as a forward thinking and innovative organisation.
Sewell Group achieved a UK first in 1999 when it provided the first school in the country to be delivered under the Governments Private Finance Initiative (PFI); this has lead to further cross sector PPP projects including a Village Centre community development with Preston Road New Deal for Communities, Hull LIFT (Citycare) and York Schools. The company is also part of Hull Esteem Consortium, the organisation appointed by Hull City Council to deliver the city’s £400m BSF programme.
Paul was responsible for bringing the Yorkshire International Business Convention to Hull and is the driving force behind Business Week across the Humber.
The 2010 University of Hull New Year’s honorary graduate list included Sewell Group’s, MD, Paul Sewell. Paul was awarded the Doctor of Science Honoris Causa for his services to business and the economy and his lifelong commitment to supporting and helping others. Further recognition followed as part of HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2011 when Paul was awarded an OBE for his work in promoting the regeneration of Hull and the surrounding area.
Martin Rooney is the Regional Director for Community Health Partnerships (CHP) and has served on the Citycare Board since October 2010.
As well as Citycare, Martin represents CHP on five other LIFT Companies.
Before being involved in LIFT, Martin worked at a senior level in local economic development with Yorkshire Forward and Renaissance South Yorkshire and helped the region draw upon European Union regeneration funds to enable delivery of business support and capital development programmes.
Andrew Andreou qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen in 1983. Since then he has held a number of senior executive positions in the financial services sector.
In 2001 he joined United Medical Enterprises Ltd as Managing Director of its investment business. The principle focus has been on the development of PFI / PPP projects in the Healthcare sector. He has also played a key role in the expansion of the business notably by establishment of Primary Care, rehabilitation and also Diagnostic and Imaging businesses.