Antek Lejk, Chief Executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
(NSFT), is to leave the Trust and take up a secondment with improvement
partners East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).
Mr Lejk took up his post at NSFT in May last year, having previously been Chief
Officer of South Norfolk and North Norfolk clinical commissioning groups
(CCGs). He will be supporting the development of an Integrated Care System
(ICS) in North East London.
NSFT Chair Marie Gabriel said: "This is a great opportunity that draws on
Antek’s proven experience of, and indeed success with, system working. After
careful consideration, and given that Antek has managed to bring NSFT to a
point where the green shoots of improvement are starting to show, he has
decided to accept this offer."
NSFT’s Board of Directors will shortly announce interim chief executive
Mr Lejk said: "I believe that the Trust is at a key stage of its journey
to improve the quality of its services. Whilst I fully support the Trust on that
journey, it is my belief that it will benefit from a new vision and leadership
and I fully support it on that journey."
Ms Gabriel added: "I want to take this opportunity to thank Antek for his
hard work and dedication over what I know has been a challenging few months. We
will be building upon the foundations he has laid to further improve the
quality of services at the Trust to a standard that service users can and
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