Health Minister, Stephen Donnelly has nominated Gregory Sparks as Chair Designate of the VHI, following an open recruitment campaign conducted by the Public Appointments Service (PAS).
Gregory Sparks has significant experience to date within the VH, having been a member of its Board for a number of years, as well as supporting the organisation in the development of its strategic plan.
He has also served on several boards in the private sector, both domestically and internationally, in a diverse range of areas, including health, media, communications and non-profit sectors. His principal career has been as a chartered accountant in practice, and he has worked in, and has acted as, an advisor to companies in a range of sectors. In addition, he has experience within the health sector as a health service provider and chaired the Coombe Hospital Board for a number of years.