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Andy Field  

Andy Field
Chairman

Andy Field was appointed as Chairman from September 2017 and was re-appointed for a further three year term in September 2020. Previously 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

     
Julie Smith  

Julie Smith
Chief Executive

Julie is a radiographer by background who held early clinical roles at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, the Rosie Maternity Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) and Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust. In 2005 she re-joined CUH and held roles that included Ultrasound Manager, Operations Manager for Radiology, Associate Director of Operations, Director of Operations, and a period as acting Chief Operating Officer ... read more

     
Andrea Lewis  

Andrea Lewis
Chief Nurse

Andrea Lewis was appointed as Chief Nurse from October 2020. Andrea has been successfully working in the Trust for over two years, in the roles of Deputy Chief Nurse - Corporate Services, Associate Director of Operations for Emergency Services and Associate Director of Operations for TASCC. Andrea was the interim Chief Nurse from December 2019 to September 2020. In each of these roles she has gained a great breadth of knowledge and experience, and formed strong relationships with colleagues across the Trust ... 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

     
Dami Adedayo  

Dami Adedayo
Non-Executive Director

Dami obtained her MBBS and BSc Management from Imperial College London. She trained at hospitals in Surrey and London before qualifying as a GP and receiving her MRGCP. She was Chair of the Barnet Local Medical Committee for 5 years and a Director and Treasurer at London-wide Local Medical Committees and London-wide Enterprise Limited supporting and representing general practices across London before her appointment as Non-Executive Director in November 2020 ​... read more

     
Jane Dale  

Jane Dale
Non-Executive Director

Jane has an extensive and diverse background working within the NHS, after joining in 1982 as a student nurse. After qualifying as a registered general nurse and then midwife, she worked as a ward manager, practice nurse, community team leader, and nurse trainer, before moving into management as a clinical governance manager for a primary care and community provider and commissioner. After this she was appointed Director of Clinical Care, responsible for pharmacy, primary care and community services ... read more

     
Chris Kane  

Chris Kane
Non-Executive Director

Chris joined the Trust in August 2021 and is an author, advisor and advocate with over 30 years experience in Corporate Real Estate sector having operated as the Vice President of International Corporate Real Estate for The Walt Disney Company, before acting as Head of Workplace at the BBC, where he was responsible for the creation of MediaCityUK in Salford, the redevelopment of Television Centre and oversaw the £1bn development of Broadcasting House ... read more

     
Professor Chris Ketley  

Chris Ketley
Non-Executive Director

Appointed in July 2016, Chris has extensive senior executive experience and a proven track record in delivering commercial, brand and customer value across a variety of industry sectors, including private healthcare, media, financial, motoring and energy services, with a particular focus on leadership in marketing, customer experience management, digital transformation strategy and programme development ... read more

     
John Machin  

John Machin
Non-Executive Director Designate

John joined the Trust in April 2022 and is currently a Non-Executive Director (NED) Designate and will take up the role of full NED in July 2022 when current NED, Meyrick Vevers retires following completion of a second term ... 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

     
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

     
Dr Arun Thiyagarajan  

Dr Arun Thiyagarajan
Non-Executive Director

Arun qualified from Imperial College London with MBBS (Distinction) and BSc. He has also obtained his MRCP (UK), MRCGP (UK) and an MPH from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Lastly, he is close to completion of his Executive MBA from Imperial College Business School ... 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

     
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

Marcine Waterman joined Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trist in the role of Non-Executive Director in 2018 and was appointed as Deputy Chairman later that same year. 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 ... read more