Mark Palethorpe
Mark Palethorpe
Executive Director, Integrated Health & Social Care Services (& Accountable Officer for the CCG)
St Helens MBC

Mark is the Accountable Officer for NHS St Helens CCG and the Executive Director of Integrated Health and social care with the Council. Prior to this, Mark spent four years at Cheshire East Council as Executive Director for People’s Services with responsibility for Adults Social Care, Children and Young People, Public Health and Communities. Mark has also been the lead for Public Sector Transformation across the sub region of Cheshire and Warrington. He has previously worked as Strategic Director of Commissioning for Cheshire West and Chester Council responsible for Adults Social Care, Children and Young People commissioning and Public Health. Mark has a wealth of experience in collaborative working and integration and is a passionate advocate for delivering services that genuinely improve local people’s lives and tackle inequalities. Mark has built up his skills and knowledge throughout his career through a range of local authority, voluntary and private sector roles including time spent in Bath and North East Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Stoke on Trent, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East and St Helens.