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Non-Executive Directors

Andy Field  

Andy Field
Chairman

Andy Field was appointed as Chairman from September 2017. Most recently a Non-Executive Director at Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, his career includes 19 years as an Officer in the Royal Corps of Signals where he saw active service, followed by a variety of private sector roles, including Partner in Deloitte, Business Unit Director at Fujitsu, Chief Operating Officer of Tribal Group plc and latterly running his own company focusing on business transformation utilising technology innovation ... read more
     
Professor Mike Baxter  

Professor Mike Baxter
Non-Executive Director

Professor Mike Baxter was appointed as a NED in July 2016. Currently in practice as a private physician, diabetologist and endocrinologist at the Runnymede Hospital, Chertsey, Mike possesses a long and successful track record at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals as a previous Medical Director and Deputy Chief Executive ... read more
     
Professor Chris Ketley  

Chris Ketley
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Chris has amassed significant senior management experience in a variety of sectors including banking, private healthcare, energy and media, with a particular focus on digital marketing and transformation ... read more
     
Professor Hilary McCallion  

Professor Hilary McCallion CBE
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Hilary currently works as an Independent Healthcare Consultant providing leadership development, service and incident reviews, and transformation to support organisations and individuals to achieve their optimum potential; she was previously Executive Director of Nursing and Education at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust ... read more
     
Keith Malcouronne  

Keith Malcouronne
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Keith has a background in consultancy with KPMG, specialising in audit and corporate finance internationally. Since then he has developed experience as a Public Sector / NGO Non-Executive Director, particularly with World Vision UK as Chairman of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee ... read more
     
Neil Hayward  

Neil Hayward
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Neil has over 25 years’ experience working in large and complex businesses in the UK and internationally. He has held a number of executive Human Resources (HR) positions in both the private and public sectors, including at the Post Office, BT, the Ministry of Justice and Serco Group ... read more
     
Meyrick Vevers  

Meyrick Vevers
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Meyrick has a significant CFO and Commercial Director background across multiple industries including Telecoms, Professional Services, FMCG & Film/TV. Within these industries Meyrick has experience of all aspects of commercial, financial, operational & business transformation within Large international listed companies and smaller PE backed organisations ... read more
     
Marcine Waterman  

Marcine Waterman
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in April 2018, Marcine brings over 30 years’ experience in public finance to the role, so she is skilled in helping public sector organisations achieve good governance and value for money.

Her early career experience was in American politics, working for the White House and Ernst and Young (USA). The was followed by over 20 years at the UK’s Audit Commission in a range of high profile roles, culminating in her appointment as Controller of Audit (Chief Executive). ... read more

 

Executive Directors

Suzanne Rankin  

Suzanne Rankin
Chief Executive

Suzanne joined the Trust in December 2010. Suzanne began her nursing and management career with the Royal Navy, including deployment during the 1990 Gulf War; a spell as Senior Nursing Officer at NATO Headquarters in Lisbon; and Nursing Officer in charge of the 56-bed Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit at the former Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport, Hampshire ... read more
     
     
Dr David Fluck  

Dr David Fluck
Medical Director

David obtained his MBBS, MRCP (UK) and FRCP (UK) from the University of London. He trained at a number of hospitals in London and the South East, including St Bartholomew's Hospital, Guys Hospital London, and the Hammersmith Medical School. He held Registrar positions at Whipps Cross Hospital and the London Chest Hospital and was a Research Fellow at St Mary's Hospital ... read more
     
Simon Marshall  

Simon Marshall
Director of Finance and Information

Simon Marshall has a degree in Economics and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants. Following 10 years working with PricewaterhouseCoopers on finance assignments across the central government, local government, health, education and charitable sectors he joined the NHS in 2002 ... read more
     
Louise McKenzie  

Louise McKenzie
Director of Workforce Transformation

Louise McKenzie joined the Trust in April 2013. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and holds a degree in Public Administration and Economics ... read more
     
Sue Tranka  

Sue Tranka
Chief Nurse

Sue joined Ashford and St Peter’s as Chief Nurse in September 2017. She began her nursing career overseas and qualified as a registered nurse, midwife, mental health nurse and district nurse. She has a MSc in Clinical Quality Improvement ... read more
     
James A Thomas  

James A Thomas
Chief Operating Officer

James joined the Trust in 2015 as Associate Director of Operations for Theatres, Anaesthetics, Surgery and Critical Care, and went on to become Director of Operations the following year ... read more
     
Tom Smerdon  

Tom Smerdon
Director of Strategy and Sustainability

Tom Smerdon has managed clinical operations in the NHS at a senior level since 2005, overseeing theatres, anaesthetics and day surgery and later medicine at UCLH. He moved to Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2009 as manager for Surgery prior to joining Ashford and St Peter’s in 2013 as Associate Director of Operations for Medicine and Emergency Services ... read more

 

Upcoming Meetings

The next open meeting will be on the 25th July 2019 at St Peter's Hospital.

The agenda and supporting documentation will be available here.

Papers presented in June 2019 are here.