National Care Group: James Allen

National Care Group (NCG), which provides support services across the UK, has announced the appointment of James Allen as chief executive, effective April 30.

Allen brings 15 years’ experience in the supported living and residential care industry to the role at NCG.

In his previous director role, Allen delivered year-on-year growth and profitability whilst improving outcomes for the individuals supported and their families and undertook the implementation of an operational, development and commercial strategy, which saw the group grow.

Allen was named among to top 50 Leaders in Care Report 2018 by Care Home Professional in the category Executive Management. 

Allen started his career with the NHS and spent over a decade in management roles at various NHS trusts.

Compass Executives advised on Allen’s appointment.

David Rowe-Bewick, financial director of NCG, said: “On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome James to the NCG team. James has a proven track record of delivering sustainable growth within the supported living and residential care sector, as well as maintaining exceptionally high standards of quality. James’s experience and determination will further strengthen NCG and its continued growth plans throughout the UK, which will continue to benefit all individuals that the NCG group supports.”

Allen added: “I believe that NCG has the quality, care focussed attitude, ambition and infrastructure in place for it to become the UK’s leading support services provider. The team has built a solid foundation across the UK from which it can continue to expand in a sustainable way. Underlying this growth has been the priority to maintain high levels of person-centred support, and this remains my priority too. I am looking forward to working with the team to drive the next stage of development for NCG.”

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