Governing Body members

Mr Preston Keeling, Lay Member, Patient & Public Involvement

Preston has been active within the voluntary sector for over 40 years serving for nine and a half years as a General Manager with one of the UK’s largest national charities (Scope) following which he was the Chief Executive of a National Medical Charity MGA) for some years. Preston is currently the Chief Executive of The Respite Association a registered charity supporting Carers across the United Kingdom a role he has occupied since 2001. Preston is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising and has been a member of ACEVO (The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations) since 1994.

Formerly Chair for a number of years of The Lincolnshire Neurological Alliance (a registered charity), Prior to joining the CCG Preston was a Board Director of Healthwatch Lincolnshire having been its founding Chair, he also previously served as a Non-Executive Director on East Lincolnshire NHS Primary Care Trust and as Public Design Champion on the Project Board that oversaw the building of  the Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding.