About the Trust

Ken Bremner

Chief Executive

Ken Bremner has worked in the NHS since 1982, having joined as graduate NHS finance trainee.  He came to Sunderland in 1988, initially working with Sunderland Health Authority and then at City Hospitals Sunderland.  He was Director of Finance and Deputy Chief Executive at City Hospitals until February 2004 when he was appointed to the post of Chief Executive. 

Ken became Chief Executive of our Trust in September 2016, as part of the single executive and management team which supports the South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group - the alliance between our Trust and City Hospitals Sunderland.  

Ken is Chair of the Sunderland Partnership Board, a member of the Foundation of Light Development Board and member of the North East and North Cumbria Academic Health Science Network.