Executive Director of Performance and Improvement
Birju Bartoli was named Executive Director of Performance and Improvement in 2018 having previously been Executive Director of Systems, Strategy and Transformation.
She was the project director for the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital which opened in June 2015, the first hospital of its kind in the UK.
Birju has worked for the trust since 2003 when she joined as an NHS management trainee and over the years has worked in a number of operational areas from manager to deputy director level.
She holds a number of healthcare qualifications including an applied biochemistry degree and a PhD in cancer research.