Meet The Team
Lord Philip Hunt
Dr Terri Porrett
General Manager – Social Care
Social Media Administrator
Digital Content Consultant
Our team is supported by a Management Advisory Board comprising:
David Loughton CBE
Jonathan Freeman MBE
David Loughton CBE
David is Chief Executive of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. He is also Chair of the West Midlands Cancer Alliance, and a leading figure within Healthcare Digital innovation; securing a 10 year deal with Babylon to introduce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) based symptom and video consultations across RWT’s end to end care portfolio.
Seema is a programme consultant, specialising in healthcare transformation with expertise in population health improvement and medicines optimisation. She is an accomplished healthcare executive with 20 years’ experience in healthcare management, working in both NHS and private sectors, in primary, secondary and tertiary care healthcare. She is also experienced in design and delivery of health care programs, strategy and healthcare services.
Professor Paul Batchelor
Paul currently holds an honorary Chair in the Faculty of Medicine at UCLan, an honorary post at UCL and is the dental lead for the National Association for Primary Care. He is also Chief Assessor for Fellowship of the FGDP(UK), an examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination of the General Dental Council. Paul also sits on a number of editorial boards.
Throughout her career in the NHS Becky has had a keen interest in the development of people, teams, organisations and culture. She combines her work in leading change and service improvements with associate roles at the NHS Leadership Academy and The Leadership Trust Foundation, where she provides management and leadership development.
Wayne is a full time carer, who has previously worked as a social worker, HR manager and Senior Policy local government advisor, and University lecturer. He has extensive experience as a management consultant and currently works with Strafford House Associates with whom he has helped design and is delivering the national Complete Care Community pilot on behalf of NHSE&I.
Jonathan Freeman MBE
Jonathan is CEO of the CareTech Charitable Foundation, the leading corporate foundation in the social care sector. He serves as Vice-Chair of Championing Social Care, a volunteer-led initiative which brings together a broad cross-section of the care sector’s leaders focussed on delivering positive stories and initiatives for and about the sector
Loretta is a Chartered Management Accountant with a diploma in managing performance and change, and a qualified Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner. Loretta is also an NHS Finance Director, with over 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare and other public sectors, and a mentor for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme and Public Finance By Women (PFW); a member of the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) Healthcare Organisation Management Committee, PWF’s International Advisory Committee and an NHS volunteer.
Dr Nicholas Hicks
Nick is Director of OptiMedis-COBIC UK. His career has included time as a practising GP, a hospital doctor, a PCT chief executive, a Director of Public Health, a public health consultant, a policy advisor to Government and a health services researcher. Nick has had several attachments in the Department of Health including in its strategy unit where he worked closely with the Secretary of State and other Ministers.
John is an independent consultant working with a variety of housing and social care organisations. He is also Director of The Residential Forum; Honorary Lecturer at City University; Advisory Board member of ‘My Home Life’, and Author of ‘John Kennedy’s Care Home Inquiry’.
Sara Livadeas is a qualified Social Worker with 30 years experience working in social care. Having worked for Oxfordshire County Council as a commissioner and latterly as a provider of care services, she has a deep understanding of the pressures and opportunities that exist in the sector. Sara’s current role is Chief Executive of The Fremantle Trust, a not for profit provider of support for learning disabled and older people.