Sussex Partnership appoints new Chief People Officer

14 December 2022

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Funmi Onamusi as Chief People Officer.

Funmi OnamusiFunmi joins the Trust from King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where she has been Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and was responsible for the inclusion agenda for 14,000 staff and one million patients. In this role, she led the development of the Trust's Roadmap to Inclusion 2022-2024, which sets out the steps that King's is taking to become a more inclusive place to work and be treated.

Prior to joining King's, Funmi worked for the global management consultancy EY (formerly Ernst & Young) in their workforce transformation team and was Director of HR and Operations in the charity sector.

Chief Executive of Sussex Partnership, Dr Jane Padmore, said:

"With a career that spans 20 years across consulting and industry roles, Funmi's experience includes strategic human resources, workforce development and talent management. She will be a welcome addition to the Trust and to our health and care system when she joins us in 2023."

Funmi will join the Trust in April 2023.