• Elisabeth Buggins

    Elisabeth Buggins, CBE, DL, has over 35 years of experience in, and alongside, the NHS

  • Michael Scott
    Non-Executive Director
  • Isabel Napper
    Non-Executive Director

    Isabel is a business strategy consultant and Intellectual Property lawyer

  • Claire Ruskin
    Non-Executive Director

    Claire is Chief Executive of Cambridge Network which works to bring organisations together for new ideas and productive collaboration.

  • Tom Abell
    Non-Executive Director

    Tom has a special interest in the integration of public services to drive transformational service change to improve outcomes

  • Bill Allan
    Non-Executive Director

    Bill is a medical devices executive and entrepreneur who has held a number of management and global leadership positions

  • Piers Ricketts
    Chief Executive

    Piers was formerly a Partner in KPMG’s Public Sector Management Consulting practice. He brings 15 years’ experience of Board-level strategic, commercial and financial advisory work in the NHS and wider public sector, particularly with clients undertaking complex change programmes.


  • Victoria Corbishley
    Director of Transformation

    Victoria is experienced in health management, a qualified accountant, and an experienced management consultant

  • Karen Livingstone
    National Director of SBRI Healthcare, NHS England, and Director of Partnerships and Industry
    Karen’s focus is to bring the NHS together with industry to enable innovations that meet identified healthcare needs
  • Helen Oliver
    Director of Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Helen heads up our entrepreneurship and leadership programme

  • Caroline Angel
    Improvement Director

    Caroline is experienced in performance management, information analytics, and service improvement

  • Nigel Seaber
    Head of Operations
  • Stacie Coburn
    Prinicpal Advisor

    Stacie leads on our provider productivity programme

  • Adrian Penrose
    Interim Head of Communications

    Adrian is a Fellow and Accredited Practitioner of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and leads our communications team in its support for colleagues across the organisation

  • Ellen Keegan
    Events Officer

    Ellen provides events management expertise support to the team

  • Jeanette Threadgold
    Communications Officer

    Jeanette’s previous experience is in the health and social care charity sector with a focus on patient/service user engagement

  • Dr Amanda Buttery
    Atrial Fibrillation Programme Manager

    Amanda leads our atrial fibrillation work and is a clinical academic and national audit advisor with a specialist interest in ageing, innovation and population health

  • Jill Houghton
    Maternity Clinical Lead

    Jill has a breadth of experience in healthcare commissioning and service provision, and is leading on the maternity and neonatal element of the Eastern Patient Safety Collaborative

  • Joanna Yellon
    Improvement Coach

    Joanna has an extensive background in quality improvement at all levels and brings her breadth of experience to the role

  • Nicola Greaves
    Senior Improvement Project Manager

    Nicola’s previous experience is in the health and care and charity sectors.

  • Valeria Giardina
    Executive Assistant

    Valeria is an experienced PA having worked for a number of senior executives

  • Louise Venables
    Project Coordinator

    Louise is an experienced healthcare professional with a background in caring for adults with learning disabilities

  • Dr Stephen Webb
    Clinical Lead

    Stephen’s experience is in clinical audit, quality improvement, and patient safety

  • Dr Hasan Chowhan
    Primary Care Advisor

    Dr Chowhan is a GP principal and Trainer and the Chair of the NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Sarah Nolasco
    Programme Manager

    Sarah leads our self care programme and brings public health knowledge with previous experience in oncology clinical trials and hospital service management

  • Oliver Chilvers
    Regional Systems Analyst

    Oliver is helping the team with his expertise in network infrastructure and cyber security, and a specialist interest in the security of digital medical devices

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