Libby Raper was elected as Chair of Community Integrated Care by our Board of Trustees in December 2018. Libby is a highly-accomplished Chief Executive and Marketing Director, with a wealth of experience as a Senior Chair for almost a decade. She has had a range of non-executive appointments, which include Chair of the Board of Trustees for Leeds College of Music since 2014, with her taking responsibility for establishing their new strategic direction just a year later in 2015.
Libby was also Vice Chair at York NHS Teaching Hospital until early 2018 – overseeing the Trust’s merger with Scarborough NHS Trust. Libby has also previously served as Chair of The Art House, a charity providing specialist support for professional artists with a disability.
Libby’s incredible experience in the commercial sector spans 20 years, including the role of Vice President of Marketing for Smirnoff Worldwide. Since 2012, Libby has held the role of Director for Yellowmead, a HR consultancy service based in York.
After a spell in pharmaceuticals, Philip worked in the personal care and food industries, initially as a market researcher and marketeer and later in a variety of general management roles. He joined PZ Cussons PLC in 1990, working as Managing Director in several units before joining the Main Board. As a Main Board Director, he ran the Group’s European businesses and then led Group-wide business change projects in the technical and supply chain areas working across Europe, Africa and Asia.
Since retirement, Philip has held a variety of Non Executive Directorships including Deputy Chair at the University Hospital of South Manchester and Chairman of a VC-backed manufacturing business. In addition, Philip is a Trustee of and has a close involvement in an educational charity working in Sierra Leone and acts as a mentor through Business in the Arts.
Nigel is a Board Executive with over 25 years’ experience of exploiting digital information technologies to create customer value, organisational effectiveness and employee engagement. His career has spanned several executive roles in both national and global companies in digital technology, strategy and as a managing director. It includes an MBA from Cranfield School of Management as well as living and working on three continents.
He began his career with the British Armed Forces, after which he worked in manufacturing and supply chain roles before completing a full-time MBA at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. He spent nine years with BAT plc in HQ, occupying regional and executive board roles in the two largest business units. He joined Centrica upon his return to the UK in a CIO role. He then followed two divisional Managing Director roles in UK business services companies before joining SABMiller as CIO for Europe and then as Group CIO at Nando’s.
He is currently Global Head of Technology & Digital at Do&Co and a Governor at St George’s College Weybridge.
Keith has held a number of roles throughout his career in financial services, primarily focused on treasury activities, risk management, oversight and prudential regulation. This has included establishing appropriate frameworks and policies for the management and oversight of risks.
David joined Menzies Distribution in 1989 as Group Financial Analyst. A chartered accountant, he held the positions of Finance Director and Commercial and Marketing Director before taking over as Managing Director.
Teresa is Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance for the National Specialised Commissioning team at NHS England, with responsibility for the establishment and delivery of quality assurance systems and processes for a range of diverse nationally commissioned services; some that are rare and complex and others that will be familiar to most, including secure mental health services and cancer services such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Teresa has held a number of Executive Director posts across various NHS Hospital Trusts including Director of Nursing & Deputy Chief Executive roles. Teresa has a passion for patient safety, patient engagement and driving quality improvement through individual, team and organisational development.
Heather joined the Lancashire Care NHS Trust in 2009, following on from a career in nursing. As Chief Executive of the Trust until 2019, she has represented the NHS at board and national levels in England and Scotland. Heather plays a key leadership role across Lancashire and the North West region and brings a wealth of knowledge in supporting transformation programmes and delivering integrated services. Heather is also a visiting professor at Edinburgh Napier University and was recently named the first Macmillan Alumni Patron.
Shaun Gallagher is currently Director of Strategy & Policy at the General Medical Council. He was previously Director-General, Strategy Delivery, in Defra and prior to that he worked in the Ministry of Justice and for most of his career in the Department of Health, including several years as the Director responsible for social care policy.
Amanda is an elected Councillor for Blackheath, London, and is Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources at Lewisham Borough Council. She has extensive experience in the political sphere, combining public service with community engagement and management expertise. As a member of the political executive in Lewisham, she provides leadership, strategic advice and policy development.
Amanda is also a Trustee of Age Exchange, the reminiscence arts charity that specialises in working with sufferers of Dementia and their careers.
Jay Muthu is the Executive Director of Employee Experience. In his role, he leads Talent Acquisition, Future Careers, Talent Management, Inclusion, Performance Management, Leadership Development Employee Engagement & Well Being. Jay is also the HR Director for the digital function in Virgin Media. Prior to Virgin Media, Jay has worked at Monster.com, Thomson Reuters and VMware.
Originally from India, Jay has lived in London for the past 7 years. He is a lifetime wheelchair user having had polio as an infant and believes that positive role modelling is essential to break stereotypes and preconceived notions.
He brings a unique blend of deep expertise and a warm humane touch to transforming organisations. He has been instrumental in designing and delivering a number of award-winning people development initiatives and is a much sought-after speaker on leadership, inclusion and employee engagement.
Wallace Dobbin is a senior Director with over thirty years’ experience in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, governance and risk management. He is a qualified Barrister and is currently Chairman of The Exeter, a Non Executive Director of FNZ and Helix Resilience. He is also a presenter on local radio.
Wallace was a founder of Intrinsic Financial Services, one of the most successful start-ups in financial services distribution. He was formerly a main Board Director of Zurich’s UK, Southern African and Asia Pacific business and Strategy Director of BAT Financial Services.
His public-sector experience includes being a former Vice Chair and Senior Independent Director of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and a Trustee of Sir Steve Redgrave’s Charitable Trust.
Sue Tunmore is a People Director at the Co-op and has worked there for over 5 years in a variety of leadership roles across the Food, Funeralcare and Support Centre teams. She was previously Co-op Business Services Director, providing contact centre, finance and Business Optimisation services alongside core operational HR services such as payroll, resourcing and learning & development for ~65,000 colleagues. Sue is also a newly appointed Director for the Co-op Legal Services Board (since March 2021) and is the Chair of Governors for Co-op Academy Clarice Cliff, in Stoke-on-Trent, which provides nursery and primary education to over 400 children.
Sue brings experience in change management, business transformation and operating model design. Sue began her career as a graduate with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) after completing her MA in Organisational Analysis & Behaviour at Lancaster University. Sue then moved on to work with Arthur Andersen and subsequently Deloitte, where she became a Director in their Human Capital practice before leaving consultancy in 2005 to join Britvic Soft Drinks, where she was the GB & Ireland HR Director until 2015.
Mandy is a Non-Executive Director at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and has an extensive background in NHS leadership, management, clinical practice and public health, working in a variety of health and social care settings. She has held a number of executive director roles, including health care strategy, performance, and provider and market development, as well as being policy advisor to the Department of Health (DH) on the development of social value led provider models. on 1 October 2019 – she was previously Non-Executive Director at Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
As the first Regional Director of Service Experience in England in 2008, she led the DH Patient Experience Policy Programme working on the development of national indicators and a review of the national survey architecture. Acclaimed as a passionate and practical force for change, she was nominated for the NHS Inspiration Leadership Award in 2010. She is committed to supporting NHS leadership and service experience improvement through her own independent company and as an executive coach and mentor to many aspiring and future leaders.