Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Stuart Richarson as its chief executive after three years in his current role as chief operating officer.
Mr Richardson, who became deputy chief executive earlier this year, will succeed interim chief executive Dr Adam Morris.
Mr Richardson said: “I feel so privileged to have been given the opportunity to lead the trust. I have learned so much from service users, colleagues and partners in my time at NSFT as we have worked together to improve services and we will continue to listen and improve.”
Mr Richardson, who lives in Suffolk, has 28 years of experience starting as a learning disability nurse.
He has worked in mental health and learning disability services before taking on clinical and service lead roles.
You can read our local news about this appointment through this link: