Jonathan Patton

Jonathan PattonChairman, Jonathan Patton

Jonathan Patton has served as Chairman since March 2020 in an acting capacity before being appointed to the role by the Department of Health in April 2023.  Jonathan first joined the South Eastern H&SC Trust Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2017.

Jonathan brings long experience across the Private, Public and Charity Sectors with a career spanning several industries at both Senior Management and Director level.  As a Management Consultant, Jonathan has continued to work with businesses and charities on governance, performance improvement, recruitment as well as health and safety policy and implementation.

In addition to his role with the Trust, Jonathan is the current Chairman of Community Rescue Service (non-remunerated) and has extensive experience as a panel member on Fitness to Practice Committees for Barristers, Pharmacists and Social Workers holding appointments with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland, the Bar Council for Northern Ireland and the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal.