Published date: 17 November 2023

NHSPS Appoints New Head of Service Operations and Security

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) announced today the appointment of Sasha Griffiths as the new Head of Service Operations and Security.

Sasha will act as the single point of accountability for the live service of the Digital and Data function at NHSPS.

The role is crucial in ensuring that all services supporting NHSPS remain highly available, reliable, secure, and scalable to meet the current and future needs of the business.

The new Head of Service Operations and Security is a dynamic leader with experience that spans all parts of IT operations and change - from managing and improving operational support to delivering change and developing and maintaining strategic goals.

Sasha joins NHSPS from Mitie, where she was Director of IS Shared Services and previously held related roles in Capita, Skanska and Steria Limited.

On her appointment, Sasha commented: “I am looking forward to my new role and am already impressed with NHSPS' technology, working practices and resources available. As Head of Service Operations and Security, I am responsible for continuing the work already in progress, and I hope to meet with colleagues over the next few weeks to introduce myself formally.”

Sasha will report directly to NHSPS' Chief Information Officer, Roslyn Churchill, who expressed delight in welcoming the new Head of Service Operations and Security to the team.

Roslyn said: “With Sasha’s extensive experience and expertise, we are confident that she will play a significant role in helping us realise our goals, transform how we work, and support our customers. This appointment is another important step in NHSPS' journey to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.”