ChairDominic Dodd.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

November 2019

Trust Roles:

Chair: Trust Board, Finance and Compliance Committee and Remuneration Committee

Member: Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee and People Committee

Experience:

Dominic was Managing Partner of Marakon Associates, a strategy consulting firm, where he worked for 15 years advising chief executives of publicly-traded companies in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.

Since leaving Marakon he has worked as a chair, non executive director and advisor in the private, public and charity sectors, specialising in growth, turnaround and governance, mainly in healthcare and financial services.

Dominic was appointed chair of the trust from November 2019. He is also chair of The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Elsewhere in the NHS, Dominic is a member of the national chairs’ advisory group for NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission, a director of UCL Partners and a trustee of the health and social care think tank The King’s Fund.

Paul Fish-9295web.jpgInterim Chief Executive & Chief Nurse

Voting member

In post since:

February 2015 
(In post as Interim Chief Executive since May 2020)

Trust Roles:

Interim Chief Executive
Chair of the Executive Committee

Member: Audit Committee, Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, People Committee and Finance & Compliance and Executive Committee

Other Roles:

Director of Quality, Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC), Accountable Officer for Controlled Drugs, Accountable Emergency Officer / Director for Emergency Planning, Executive Lead for Safeguarding, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Human Tissue Authority Executive Lead

Experience:

Paul has worked in a variety of nursing roles in both the North of England and London. His clinical background is in critical care and emergency nursing in addition to working as a Nurse Consultant with a focus on improving practice.

Paul's senior leadership roles have included being an Associate Director of Nursing at a large integrated foundation trust, where he took a particular lead on clinical standards and practice development issues before moving to London to be Deputy Chief Nurse at University College London Hospitals. Paul has experience of providing operational leadership in large specialist hospitals and has an interest in/expertise in nursing workforce issues, research, education, leadership and practice improvement.

Paul is a Virginia Mason Certified Leader and has first and higher degree's in nursing practice. He is a visiting professor in nursing leadership at London Southbank University.

Accountable OfficerRob Hurd-1220824web.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

Accountable Officer - May 2020

Chie Executive - August 2008 to April 2020

Trust Roles:

RNOH Accountable Officer

Experience:

1992: Joined NHS on the NHS Graduate Financial Management Training Scheme and worked at Southampton University Hospitals.

Rob has 26 years NHS Senior Management experience, including 13 years at Board level and ten years as Chief Executive of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust.

Rob played a leadership role in the successful UCLH Foundation Trust application in 2004. He also played a leadership role in the implementation of the full business case for the £422m UCLH FT New Hospital PFI (opened in April 2005) and was the lead for numerous associated business cases.

September 2005 until August 2008: Director of Finance at the RNOH.

As Chief Executive, Rob led the turnaround of the RNOH from a "double weak" rated Trust (2008) to nine outstanding ratings from the CQC (2014). The internal culture and external engagement of the organisation has also been transformed.

In partnership with Professor Briggs, he established the "Getting it Right First Time" (GIRFT) Programme and is Joint Senior Responsible Officer for this National Programme. The GIRFT also has academic validation as a formal NIHR CLAHRC evaluation project and publication in BMC Health Services Research (and highly commended HSJ Award). He is also the provider Chief Executive sponsor of the North London Partners in Health and Care Adult Elective Orthopaedics Services review and the NHS Management Member of the National Joint Registry Steering Committee – a national audit programme commissioned by NHS England.

Rob is on the Board for the National Orthopaedic Alliance as a Senior Responsible Officer. The National Orthopaedic Alliance is a collaboration of major specialist orthopaedic centres, which has a membership of 12 specialist orthopaedic units from across the UK. Rob is also developing the RNOH’s contribution to the International Society of Orthopaedic Centres.

Qualifications include: BSc (Social Science) Economics, CPFA Qualified (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy).

 

Vice ChairDr Jane Collins web.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

February 2020

Trust Roles:

Chair: Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee

Member: Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Experience:

Jane started her career as a consultant paediatric neurologist at Guy's Hospital. She was appointed chief executive of both Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity in 2001. From 2012 until 2019 she was chief executive of Marie Curie. She chaired the London Clinical Senate Council between 2013 and 2018.

She is an honorary fellow of UCL and the UCL Institute of Child Health, a trustee of The King’s Fund and vice chair of University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Non-Executive Director

Voting memberDoris Olulode.jpg

In post since:

February 2020

Trust Roles:

Chair: People Committee

Member: Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Experience:

Doris has extensive human resources experience gained in a career at Ford Motor Company. Latterly she was Ford’s HR Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Doris also led the African Ancestry Network at Ford and was named by Autocar as one of the top 100 most influential women in the Auto industry.

Doris holds non-executive directorships at the Diocese of Chelmsford Multi Academy Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. She is also a Lay Member to HM Courts and Tribunals Service and freelances as an HR Consultant.

Surendran ChellappahSurendran Chellappah.jpg

Non-Executive Director

Voting member

In post since:

March 2020

Trust Roles:

Chair: Audit Committee

Member: Trust Board, Remuneration Committee and Finance & Compliance Committee

Experience:

Surendran is Global Head of Risk and European Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the financial services firm Sanford C. Bernstein. He was formerly European Chief Financial Officer for Instinet. He has many years of experience of leading on finance, operations and technology and of chairing risk oversight committees.

Outside of financial services, he has worked with Pilotlight, an award-winning charity to match skilled business leaders with charities and social enterprises across the UK.

He has an MBA from Henley Management College, is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Non-Executive DirectorRebecca Shipley headshot.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

June 2020

Trust Roles:

Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee and Remuneration Committee

Experience:

Currently Vice Dean (Health) in the UCL Faculty of Engineering Sciences, and also Director of the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, which coordinates interdisciplinary research, innovation and education activities within healthcare engineering across UCL Engineering, the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences, and the hospitals within the UCL Partners academic health system.

Her research interests lie in mathematical and computational modelling in medicine and biology, including cancer, tissue engineering and human physiology, and with a particular emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches which integrate data from biological experiments, imaging and clinical sources. She co-founded the UCL Centre for Nerve Engineering, which brings together physical, engineering, life and clinical scientists to tackle nerve injury repair, and includes extensive collaboration with the RNOH.

Chief Medical Officer Lila Dinner web.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

October 2019

Trust Roles:

Co-Chair: Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee

Member: Trust Board, Executive Committee and People Committee

Experience:

Lila joined the RNOH as Medical Director in October 2019, having been a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Free Hospital London since 2001. She continues to work as a Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCLH part time.

She has taken on a number of leadership roles during this time including Divisional Director of Surgery and Associated Services, Royal Free Hospitals London (2017-19), Chair of the Clinical Pathways Group in Surgery (2017-19), Lead Regional Advisor for the Royal College of Anaesthetists (2015-17) sitting on the editorial board for the Bulletin of the College as well as the Professional Standards and Revalidation Committees, NHS England Appraiser (2016-), Head of the Central London School of Anaesthetics (2013-17), Chair of the Training Programme Management Committee, UCLP (2013-17) and Executive Board Member of the London Academy of Anaesthesia, Health Education England (2010-17).

Chief Financial OfficerCaroline Owusu-Bennoah web.jpg

Voting member 

In post since: March 2020

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Finance and Compliance Committee and Executive Committee

Attendance at the following Trust Board Committee: Audit Committee

Experience:

Caroline started her career in the NHS on the NHS National Graduate Management Training Programme where she had exposure in working in the various sectors of the NHS including Mental Health, Primary Care and an Acute Hospital. 

Following the Graduate scheme Caroline went on to work for Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust where she undertook various roles including being the Associate Director of Finance for Strategy, Planning and Service Line reporting.

Caroline then took a role with Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust in July 2015 where she worked until March 2020, undertaking various roles including the Deputy Director of Finance role.

She’s currently a member of the London Regional Talent and Diversity Board, which promotes talent and Diversity within the finance community in London.

Qualifications include BSc Administration (Banking and Finance), CIMA qualified (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy & ImprovementLucy Davies_web.jpg

Voting member

In post since:

May 2015

Trust Roles:

Executive Director for Operational Performance

Member: Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, People Committee, Finance & Compliance and Executive Committee

Other Roles: Trust lead for Decontamination

Experience:

Lucy joined the NHS as a General Management Trainee, and then worked at Morriston Hospital NHS Trust in Swansea before moving to Milton Keynes General NHS Trust as a Services Manager.

In 1997 Lucy joined the Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust, firstly as a Directorate Manager of the Surgery Division, and as General Manager of the Division.

Six years later, she became Head of Performance, and subsequently Head of Modernisation, delivering the 18 week target two months early.

In 2010, she took on the Divisional General Manager role of the Heart and Critical Care division, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer and managing a budget of £92 million.

She was also the senior operational manager for the Harefield site, one of the two specialist hospitals within the Trust.

Lucy holds a first class BA honours degree in French and an MBA with distinction.

Gabrielle Silver-8760web.jpgNon-Executive Director

Non-voting member

In post since:

November 2015

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Remuneration Committee, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee and People Committee.

Experience:

Dr Gabrielle Silver joined CHS Healthcare as the chief executive in January 2019. CHS Healthcare is the leading provider of hospital discharge services and Continuing Healthcare in the UK.

A qualified doctor who practiced as an anaesthetist, Dr Silver brings extensive experience of leading healthcare businesses on a national and global level.

Dr Silver qualified and practised as a doctor in London before moving her focus to the life sciences sector, taking new therapies through development to market in the fields of neuroscience, psychiatry and pain management. She has held strategic leadership positions in global companies including Eisai, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GE Healthcare and Brunswick, where she co-led the global healthcare practice.

Dr Silver’s recent positions have been operationally focused, as Speciality Operations Director for McKesson UK, combined with the role of General Manager for LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare. She also serves as the Senior Independent Director at Opiant Pharmaceuticals, a NASDAQ listed biopharmaceutical company, focused on developing drugs for addiction disorders.

Mark Bramwell_web.jpgAssociate Non-Executive Director

Non-voting member

In post since:

July 2018

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Remuneration Committee and Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee.

Experience:

Currently in the position(s) of CIO and Director of Professional Services for Said Business School - University of Oxford.

Previous Chairman of the Corporate IT Forum and Non-Executive Director positions for Circle Care and Support and CPM/Stipenda.

Experienced and skilled in IT Strategy, Technology Transformation, Digital Strategy, Change Management and Team Building.

Proven track record and experienced in successfully creating, delivering and managing complex change programmes in IT.

Experienced in the pro-active strategic, commercial and supplier performance management of external solution vendors and experienced and influential in building professional business and customer relationships at all levels.

Katherine Murphy_web.jpgAssociate Non-Executive Director

Non-voting member

In post since:

September 2017

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Remuneration Committee and People Committee.

Experience:

30 years' experience in highly influential roles, across complex and demanding healthcare and NHS environments. A passionate campaigner and advocate, promoting care provision improvements and enhancement of patient health outcomes, within the UK.

Former CEO of The Patients Association 2007 to 2017.

Director of The Patients Association 2000 to 2007.

Former nurse by profession.

An innovative strategist, leading successful projects and change initiatives, aimed at driving significant improvements in service delivery.

Active Member of Norman Lamb's Panel of Independent Specialists 2016/17; studying funding models to support the future of health and social care.

Part of Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director, NHS England Review Team; reviewed high mortality rates and failing hospitals within the NHS, 2013 to 2014.

Instrumental and extensive involvement in reforming the NHS Complaints Systems; highlighting failures of the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman.

Promoted and championed the first media contact of the PA; conducted a vast number of interviews with TV, radio and broadsheets, concerning various health and social care stories.

Set up the new APPG for Patient Safety; launched with Andrea Jenkyns MP as Chair, focusing on ensuring that patient safety remains at the heart of the Governments agenda, bringing together interested Parliamentarians, members of the public and healthcare experts to address all issues affecting patients in the care sector.

Positively represented on the Prime Minister's Nursing Care Quality Forum; the Chief Nursing Officers for England Vision for Nursing.

John Skinner-2427web.jpgDirector of Research and Innovation Centre

Non-voting member

In post since:

January 2017

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee 

Attendance at the following: Executive Committee

Other Roles: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCL and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Specialist interest: revision hip surgery

Experience:

Professor John Skinner has now been a Consultant at Stanmore since 1999, initially as Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics at the UCL Institute of Musculoskeletal Science, with an Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon contract at the RNOH since 2003.

He has collaborated and published with more than 200 co-authors worldwide and mentored and supervised several MD theses and supervised research projects for trainees, medical students and other researchers.

John has also contributed to work at the RNOH by taking various leadership roles, such as chairing the Infection Control Committee for 11 years and the Medical Staff Committee for five years.

Nationally, he chairs the Joint BOA –MHRA Expert Advisory Group on Metal Bearing Hips and has been President of the British Hip Society.

He is on the council of the British Orthopaedic Association and the Editorial Board of the Bone and Joint Journal.

Chief Digital and Innovation OfficerSaroj Patel-3320web.jpg

Non-voting member

In post since:

March 2005

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee and Executive Committee

Experience:

2003: Joined the NHS. More than 20 years IT industry experience in both private and public sectors including development of ICT strategies, programme management, process transformation and solutions delivery.

Since 2005: Director of IM&T.

2009: Appointed the Trust’s Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO).

October 2011: Appointed a Trustee of Aspire (Spinal Injury Charity) based at Stanmore, Middlesex.

2011: Role extended to include Workforce and Corporate Affairs and as a subsequence became a voting member of the Trust Board.

Qualifications include: BSc Statistics and MSc Computer Science (University of London), MBA, Diploma in Marketing, PhD (Cranfield School of Management) and MSP Practitioner.

 

Mark Masters-9316web.jpgDirector of Estate, Facilities and Redevelopment

Non-voting member

In post since:

November 2003

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Finance & Compliance Committee and Executive Committee

Experience:

25 years management experience in estates and facilities having worked both for the NHS and the Private Sector.

MSc in Planning Buildings for Healthcare.

B.Eng (Honours) Degree in Building Services Engineering.

PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner.

Chartered Engineer.

Fellow of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management.

Laura Bevan-8763.jpgChief People Officer

Non-voting member

In post since:

January 2020

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Executive Committee, People Committee, Finance & Compliance Committee.

Attendance at the following: Remuneration Committee

Experience:

Laura started her HR career running the graduate recruitment programme for an international management consultancy firm. 

Laura joined the NHS in 2002 as an HR Advisor at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, where she subsequently took on the role of Senior HR Manager and then Associate HR Director.  Laura became Deputy HR Director for West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2014 and was responsible for the effective running of all operational HR services in the Trust.  In this post, Laura delivered a significant HR transformation programme, supporting the Trust to dramatically reduce its vacancy rate for nurses and move to become a top quartile Trust for staff experience, resulting in the Trust being awarded Best UK Employer by Nursing Times in 2019. 

In January 2020, Laura joined the RNOH as the Director of Workforce and Organisational Development.  Laura holds a BA honours degree in English Literature from York University and is a qualified member of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

Director of Allied Health ProfessionalsJohn Doyle.jpg

Non-voting member

In post since:

July 2019

Trust Roles:

Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, People Committee and Executive Committee

Experience:

John joined the RNOH as Director of Allied Health in July 2019. John trained as a Physiotherapist at the university of Southampton before later completing his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Kings College London. John has worked in leadership roles in both the NHS and Independent sector. He has previously worked in clinical roles as St Georges Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust, Ashford and St Peters NHS Trust and Frimley Park Foundation Trust. John is also a trustee of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust.

Daryl Lutchmaya-8856web.jpgDeputy Director of Corporate Affairs (Trust Secretary)

Non-voting member

In post since:

November 2015

Trust Roles:

Attendance at the following: Trust Board, Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, and Executive Committee

Senior Information Risk Owner

Experience:

Daryl’s career experience has been gained from working in a wide variety of sectors including having worked for Government Executive Agencies, International Organisations, private sector businesses and a Professional Membership Body.

Daryl graduated from the Royal Holloway College, University of London with a degree in Economics and Public Administration, and also studied at the University of Geneva in Switzerland where he gained his MBA focusing on the management and governance of International Organisations.

Daryl is a Chartered Secretary (ICSA), Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and member of the Institute of Risk Management (MIRM).