Dr Adrian Jacobs


The role of the chair is to chair meetings of the trustee board, leading on the development of the board and ensuring its decisions are implemented.

Dr Adrian Jacobs

Dr Adrian Jacobs has been a Trustee for Devon in Sight since 2015 and became Chair in March 2017.

Adrian spent 20 years as a General Practitioner followed by 12 years as a Director of Primary Care for South and West Devon Health Authority and Torbay Care Trust.

He has wide experience in working with practices and practitioners in difficulty and has worked as Medical Director in Leicester, Devon and in the private sector. Adrian recently retired but hopes that his experience of Commissioning Third Sector Services for the NHS will help Devon in Sight respond to commissioning opportunities in the future.

Adrian says, “I have found being a Trustee for Devon in Sight very rewarding. It’s great to see how we can make a real difference to the lives of people with sight loss in Devon.”

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