NEW ADVISORY BOARD CHAIR FOR HEALTHWATCH BEXLEY
Healthwatch Bexley is delighted to announce the appointment of Rikki Garcia as its new Advisory Board Chair.
Rikki comes to Healthwatch Bexley with extensive experience of research, policy and public affairs. Rikki is currently a consultant working with the non-profit sector to increase their share of public sector funding. Until recently the Chief Executive of Healthwatch Greenwich, Rikki brings 21 years of experience of managing services in the public and voluntary sectors, including service user involvement, organisational transformation, performance improvement, business development and programme management. Previously, Rikki has been Director of Commercial Services for vInspired, Head of Commissioning at the National Citizen Service Trust, responsible for designing and leading the 2014 commissioning round, and Head of Youth Service for the London Borough of Bromley. Rikki is a qualified youth worker and a Trustee for Friends of the Elderly.
Rikki will take up the post on 1st April 2019. He will replace Mirelle Frost who stepped down as Healthwatch Bexley Advisory Board Chair in October 2018.