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Philip Lewer


Appointment: February 2018

Philip was born in Lancashire and has lived in Yorkshire for over 40 years.  His professional career began as a Mental Welfare Officer.  He has worked for Bradford Council and was the Group Director for Health and Social Care at Calderdale Council, and a Regional Director for the Department of Health where he also served on the governments Standing Commission on Carers.  He was chair of ‘Mind the Gap’ theatre company and a non-executive at Calico Housing.  He was, until February 2018, Chair of NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group for over 5 years.