Dr Ed Garratt

Chief Executive

NHS Suffolk and North East Essex ICB Board

Ed is Chief Executive of the NHS Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board and has led the Integrated Care System since 2019. He is a Visiting Professor of Integrated Care at the University of Suffolk (2021-2024) and is a founding member of their Integrated Care Academy.

He was Chief Executive of the NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk, North East Essex and West Suffolk CCGs, gaining ‘outstanding’ ratings in all three CCGs, before they were closed in 2022. Previously he was Deputy Director of Commissioning and Head of Communications and Engagement at NHS East of England.

Ed supports various regional responsibilities such as chairing the East of England Mental Health Board and commissioning the East of England Ambulance Trust.

He has worked on major national policy by supporting the Department of Health in the development of the NHS Constitution and the government’s NHS White Paper 2021.

Ed has a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Cambridge and a first class degree in History from the University of Sussex.