DEAN WESTCOTT, ACCA DEPUTY PRESIDENT 2010-2011 Dean has held a number of senior finance positions in the NHS and has worked within the acute, primary care and health authority sectors. He is currently Finance Director of NHS West Essex. He is a past Chairman of ACCA’s Health Network Panel, representing over 3,000 members working in UK healthcare. Dean has worked on a number of international healthcare projects for ACCA in mainland Europe, Australia, USA, China, New Zealand and Singapore. He was instrumental in the creation of ACCA’s UK health manifesto – Accounting for the nation’s health. This manifesto was supported by the UK Department of Health and received a Ministerial launch in Parliament in December 2006. Dean is also Chairman of both ACCA’s Audit Committee and the International Public Sector Technical Committee.