Deborah Oakley

Job title

Non executive director

Biography

Deborah Oakley has been involved with the NHS since 2007 as a non-executive director of NHS Camden, where she chaired the audit committee for three years. She also served as a non-executive board member of the Health Protection Agency until March 2013. She was appointed to the board of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in September 2012 as a non-executive director and sits on its risk and audit committee.

Deborah’s career has been in the financial services industry. She worked for 20 years at Newton Investment Management as a senior fund manager and company director. She now works at Veritas Investment Management looking after private client portfolios. She combines this with her public service positions.

Deborah has been involved in a voluntary capacity with a variety of community-based organisations in Camden. Most recently she has been chair of a school parent teacher association and also works as a helper in a homeless night shelter. 

Deborah chairs the trust’s audit committee and was appointed as a non-executive director in April 2011.