Steven Course

Director of Finance of NHS Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board (ICB)

Steven Course is Director of Finance of the new ICB. He was previously Chief Finance Officer and Deputy Chief Executive at East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).

Steven joined the NHS graduate national financial management training scheme in 2002 and was appointed as Chief Finance Officer with ELFT in June 2015; he was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Trust in June 2021. Steven has over 19 years’ NHS experience in mental health, community, acute and strategic organisations including the Department of Health.

Steven says: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Director of Finance-designate to the NHS Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board.

“After working for many years in East London, Bedfordshire and Luton I am thrilled to be coming to the Norfolk and Waveney system at an exciting and crucial time for the health service.

“Throughout my career, I have been committed to putting the patient first, tackling equality and diversity and improving quality. I firmly believe that we have a real opportunity to deliver on these agendas, and more, with effective collaboration across health and care services. “I am confident that the passion, energy and determination we have in Norfolk and Waveney will ensure we succeed, helping to improve the lives of people in Norfolk and Waveney.”