Daryl Cockman

Value Maker Regional Lead East of England


Daryl has supported public services for 42 years with 35 in the NHS and 5 in local government. He started his career in payroll and became a qualified accountant through AAT and then CIPFA. He has had a well-rounded career and has worked at a senior level in providers, commissioners and the regulator. He is an avid supporter of lifelong learning which includes a master’s degree and more recently a level 5 (year one of a degree) qualification in coaching and mentoring. He currently works 3 days a week at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS foundation trust where he is the Head of Financial Development supporting training and HWB for the finance team and also trying to develop finance and business skills within operational services. He is the Joint FFF Regional Lead and serves on the Regional HFMA and SDN/FSD Committees. When he is not spending time with his wife and three girls Daryl likes to have time out on his road bike taking in the countryside around Suffolk.

Daryl Cockman, Head of Financial Development, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust