Chris O’Neill is a Director of the Humber Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership; a collaboration of nearly 30 organisations that are involved in the provision of health and care services across a wide geographical area that includes Hull and East Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire, York and North Yorkshire.  Chris is the Partnership Lead for strategic planning, capital development and wider initiatives linked to economic development, social value and sustainability.


Chris was born in Hull and returned to live and work in the area after graduating from University.  He worked for 7 years at the University of Hull before joining Royal Hull Hospitals (now Hull University Teaching Hospitals) in 1992.  Over the last 28 years he has been involved in a wide range of service developments, including the planning and construction of the MRI Centre, Eye Hospital and Renal Dialysis Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary and the Queens Centre for Oncology and Haematology and the Cardiac and Surgical Unit at Castle Hill Hospital.


Chris has always had a keen interest in sport.  He has played football and cricket for local clubs and is a longstanding supporter of Hull City.  In 2007 he was involved in the establishment of Swanland Football Club and had a 10 year stint as a team manager and Club Chairman.


Chris joined the Board of the Tigers Trust in 2019.