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James Rimmer

Independent Governor

Board of Governors


James is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is an experienced NHS finance director. He has worked in the NHS locally for over 15 years, having joined the organisation through their highly regarded graduate training scheme. He is currently the chief financial officer and deputy chief executive at NHS Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

James leads upon a number of national financial workstreams across the NHS, he represents CCGs nationally through his work with NHS clinical commissioners, a group that represent CCGs across England and he is also a trustee of the Healthcare and Financial Management Association (HFMA).


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Southampton Solent University
  • Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA)
  • Accounting and Finance BA Honours Degree, Liverpool John Moore’s University

Committee membership

  • Audit Committee