Anne Sharpe

Director, Health Systems Support


Anne Sharpe is director of health systems support. She is responsible for the delivery of Optum contracts to more than 35 CCGs. Her portfolio includes provider management, lead provider framework, medicines management and referral facilitation services.

Anne has more than 35 years’ experience working across a range of NHS, social care and criminal justice services, specialising in drug and alcohol use.

Anne is a registered nurse and non-medical prescriber. In 2009 she was a successful applicant for the prestigious Health Foundation Leaders for Change program at Lancaster University and is now a Health Foundation Fellow. She is an experienced executive coach.