Our team

//Our team
Our team 2018-04-30T12:55:18+00:00
Mark Creelman
Mark CreelmanManaging Director
As our Managing Director, Mark leads by example. With a strong public sector background, he conveys a clear commitment to delivering quality healthcare solutions to our customers.
Paul Bannister
Paul BannisterChief Operating Officer and Deputy Managing Director
Paul brings his extensive experience in financial and acute contract management to his role as Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer to NEL.
Claire Gooday
Claire GoodayExecutive Director of People
Claire’s substantial experience and understanding of HR within the NHS has led to the introduction of our first Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.
Harry Turner
Harry TurnerExecutive Director of Finance
With a background in accountancy and nearly 20 years’ experience at director level within financial leadership, Harry has extensive knowledge and understanding of NHS finances.
Laura Churchill
Laura ChurchillExecutive Director of NEL Healthcare Consulting
Laura has extensive experience in designing, implementing and managing transformation programmes with a public and private sector background.
David Thomas
David ThomasExecutive Director of ICT
With David’s extensive experience in ICT and strategic thinking he leads the ICT teams across the organisation.
Victoria Grimsell
Victoria GrimsellExecutive Director of Strategy
Victoria is an accomplished senior leader with a reputation for leading strategic change, inspiring and motivating teams.
Oliver Lake
Oliver LakeExecutive Director of Partnerships
With an expansive knowledge and experience of public and patient engagement, activation and empowerment, Oliver leads on building our partnerships in addition to our Communications and Engagement teams.
Helen Hughes
Helen HughesInterim Executive Director of Technical Services and Operations
Helen brings extensive experience of both commissioning and providing services within the NHS across primary, community and secondary care services. This experience puts her at the forefront in delivering technical and operational services across our geography of customers.
Anna Dorothy
Anna DorothyDirector of Clinical Services
An experienced and versatile clinical quality expert, Anna leads her team to drive improvements in care quality and clinical services.
Ben Vinter
Ben VinterDirector of Governance
With his considerable experience in corporate governance, Ben leads our organisational governance, compliance, process implementation, reporting and solutions delivery.