Medica appoints Barbara Moorhouse as non-executive director

Teleradiology provider, Medica Group Plc, has announced the appointment of Barbara Moorhouse as a non-executive director. 

Moorhouse will join the board on 1 July 2021 and Steve Whittern, senior independent non-executive director and chair of the audit committee, will stand down from the board on 16 June 2021.

Serving as the senior independent director and chair of the audit committee, Moorhouse has over 30 years of business and management experience in the private, public and regulated sectors. She has been a trustee and chair of the audit committee for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity, and non-executive director at NHS West Hampshire clinical commissioning group. She is currently a non-executive director at Balfour Beatty plc and Aptitude Software Group plc (where she was also chair of the audit committee), as well as the chair of the rail safety and standards board. Moorhouse will step down from her role as a non-executive director at Agility Trains (East) Ltd, which she has held since 2015.

Roy Davis, chairman of Medica, said: ‘We are delighted to have someone of Barbara’s expertise and stature join the Board of Medica. Barbara is a seasoned Non-Executive Director and brings significant experience from both the private and public sectors. Coupled with her extensive background in the most senior of finance positions in large scale, highly complex and fast-growing organisations, Barbara will further strengthen Medica’s Board. I very much look forward to working with her.’

Commenting on her appointment, Barbara Moorhouse said: ‘I am very pleased to be joining the Board of such an exciting and rapidly-growing company with a compelling strategy in place. I am looking forward to engaging with the Board and the management team and using my expertise to help implement this strategy.’