The new Infrastructure Minister has recruited an Expert Adviser to support his review into whether changes can be made to the Our Hospital project to make it cheaper and more "appropriate".
Alan Moore - who has previously undertaken advisory work with the Infrastructure Department - recently visited Northern Ireland with Deputy Tom Binet to inspect several exemplar hospital sites there and has taken part in meetings with various individuals involved in the project.
He will be responsible for delivering the final report on the Our Hospital project.
Pictured: Infrastructure Minister Tom Binet.
Deputy Binet said: "I'm delighted to have Alan on board to advise on the review. He's an extremely down to earth, practical individual, and just the sort of person we need to assist us in drafting a workable plan to develop our future health care facilities.''
"The visits to Northern Ireland provided a great insight into some of the options which are working successfully over there and could work well in Jersey. I look forward to presenting the review findings later next month."
The Government - which pointed out in a statement announcing the appointment that Mr Moore is not known to CEO Suzanne Wylie, who joined after being Chief Executive of Belfast City Council, provided the following information about Alan Moore:
A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Alan Moore has a wealth of experience in the delivery of major capital programmes including the redevelopment of several hospitals across Northern Ireland.
He was previously Director of Strategic Capital Development at Northern Ireland's Western Health and Social Care Trust, with responsibility for the successful delivery of a £1 billion capital investment programme, including; South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Omagh Hospital and Primary care complex, Phased Redevelopment of Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Cross Border North West Cancer Centre
He has served on a number of public sector organisations as a non-executive director, including Northern Ireland's Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and the Governing Council of Ulster University.
Since retirement, he has undertaken advisory assignments for health trusts and government departments within Northern Ireland.
He is a Deputy Lord Lieutenant for the County Borough Of Londonderry (Londonderry City) and was awarded an OBE in in the 2021 New Year's National Honours list in recognition of his contribution to health service capital investment and cross border emergency planning.
He is also a non-executive board member of AFBI and Ulster University's Governing Council.
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