Stephen Segasby, from Huddersfield, commenced his role as Chief Operating Officer at NEAS in March 2022.
Stephen worked for 18 years in clinical and managerial roles within UK ambulance services prior to joining NEAS, with five years of service at Yorkshire Ambulance Service as Deputy Director of Operations and 14 years at East of England Ambulance Service where he qualified as a paramedic and developed into a number of strategic roles. Prior to joining the NHS Stephen had a successful career in sales in the motor industry.
Stephen has a strong personal interest in system transformation, organisation and leadership development. He considers culture and effective relationships to be pivotal to delivering change leading to quality and performance improvement.
Stephen remains a committed healthcare professional and is passionate about developing paramedicine and supporting clinical practice and the role of the clinician within the modern NHS. He believes deeply in the positive contribution paramedics can make to improved service delivery and systemic change in the delivery of urgent and emergency care.