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Voting member

In post since:

November 2019

Trust Roles:

Chair: Trust Board, Finance and Compliance Committee

Member: Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee, People Committee, Remuneration Committee

Experience:

Dominic started his career in strategy consulting, becoming Managing Partner of Marakon Associates, where he worked for 15 years advising chief executives of publicly traded companies in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.

Since then, he has worked as a chair, non-executive director and advisor mainly in healthcare, financial services and philanthropy.

In the NHS, Dominic served as chair of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust for a maximum three terms from 2009 until 2021. Milestones for the trust over that time included: the reconfiguration, with UCLH and Barts, of specialist services across North Central and East London (2009-17); authorisation as a Foundation Trust (2012); the acquisition of Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust (2014); the UK’s domestic response to Ebola (2014-15); accreditation as an NHS Group Leader and as a Global Digital Exemplar (2016); the re-build and opening of the new Chase Farm Hospital (2018); the establishment of three clinical partnerships - with North Middlesex University Hospital (2017), West Herts Hospitals (2018) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (2020); and the response to the Covid-19 pandemic (2020-2021).

In January 2021, he was appointed as the first chair of UCL Health Alliance, the provider collaborative of which the RNOH is a member alongside 12 other health and care organisations and University College London.

He is also a trustee and the Audit Chair of the health and social care think tank The King’s Fund.

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Professor Paul Fish - Chief Executive

Chief Executive 

Voting member

In post since:
June 2021 - Chief Executive  

May 2020 - June 2021 - Interim Chief Executive & Chief Nurse 

February 2015 - May 2020 - Chief Nurse 

Trust Roles:

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:

Executive Director, UCL Health Alliance (NCL Provider Alliance) 

Senior Responsible Officer for Sustainability, North London Partners (NCL Integrated Care System) 

Visiting Professor, London Southbank University 

Experience:

Paul has worked in the RNOH since February 2015, when he joined as Chief Nurse. Prior to joining the RNOH Paul held a number of senior posts in hospitals in both London and the North-East of England, including extensive experience in specialist hospitals, university hospitals and integrated care organisations. 

In May 2020 Paul took up the role of Interim CEO alongside his Chief Nurse role and provided leadership for the organisation through the Covid19 pandemic. In addition to leading a number of changes in the trust in support of the wider NCL system, Paul lead the trust through a review of its strategic direction which has resulted in a confident new vision for the organisation.   

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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

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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 Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Clarion Housing and the University of East London. She is also a Lay Member to HM Courts and Tribunals Service and freelances as an HR Consultant.

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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:

Suren is Global Head of Risk and European and Chief Operating Officer of the financial services firm Sanford C. Bernstein; he was also the European Chief Financial Officer for the period 2003-2020. 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 a BSc in Civil Engineering, 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.

Gabrielle Silver-8760web.jpgNon-Executive Director

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.

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

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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.

In 2020, Becky co-led the UCL-Ventura programme to manufacture non-invasive breathing aids at scale for treating COVID-19 patients, both within the National Health Service in the UK and globally. The devices were delivered to 130 NHS Hospitals, and are in use in 15 other countries. The team was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering President’s Special Awards for Pandemic Service in 2020, the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2020: Acute Sector Innovation of the Year, and Becky was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours (2021).

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Voting member

In post since:

October 2019

Trust Roles:

Responsible Officer, CCIO

Co-Chair: Clinical Standards & Innovation Committee

Member: Trust Board, Executive Committee and People Committee, SRO for Health Inequalities

Experience:

Lila joined the RNOH as Chief Medical Officer 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 took up the role of Clinical Director for Anaesthetics for NHS E/I London Elective Surgery Recovery and Transformation Programme in April 2021 and holds a number of regional leadership roles , as NCL Covid Oxygen Resilience Lead,  co-chair of the Evidence Based Interventions Committee, and Chair and SRO of the Anaesthetics Clinical Network.

She has held a number of leadership roles in the past 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).

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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)

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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.

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.

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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.

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Non-voting member

In post since:

January 2020

Trust Roles:

Member: Trust Board, Executive Committee, People 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. 

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).

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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).