Silas Nicholls, Group Deputy Chief Executive Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Silas joined University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust in December 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, having previously been Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Strategy for four years at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL). He then held the role of Chief Executive from November 2016.
Having worked in the NHS since 1993, Silas has a wealth of experience and knowledge. He started his career in the NHS as a graduate management trainee and has held a wide range of general management posts including commissioning roles in health authorities, management of community services and working as a Divisional Manager in a number of large hospital trusts across the North West. Silas was also Director of Operations and Performance at Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Foundation Trust prior to joining WWL.