Our leadership team brings together professionals with backgrounds in medicine, consultancy, technology, governance and health service provision. Together, we have decades of experience in using new technology to improve patient care and deliver organisational efficiency.
Because technology is useless if not used, our extended team handles set-up, communication and on-going engagement with GPs, paramedics, nurses etc and specialists in each area, removing this burden from CCGs/Health Boards, Hospitals and Ambulance Trusts. We constantly monitor usage rates and opinions and we can adapt the way the platform is used in any area based on this feedback.
Consultant Connect is a supported service, not just another initiative.
Our Leadership Team
Greg started his career in marketing at Procter & Gamble, before making the move to running companies himself. Greg’s particular expertise is technology companies and, as well as his position with Consultant Connect, Greg is currently CEO of Octopus Energy, one of the UK’s fastest growing challenger energy companies, and a Non-Executive Director at ZOPA, the peer-to-peer lending giant.
Jonathan first worked in Sales and Marketing at Procter & Gamble before qualifying as a lawyer with magic circle firm Freshfields. After that he moved on to starting and running companies. Jonathan’s medical sector experience includes setting up JPen Medical, the first company to deliver medical equipment testing and calibration onsite at GP practices, and eSupplies Medical, a ground-breaking supplies company that uses technology to improve efficiency and reduce costs in the NHS.
COO and CFO
Scott’s background is in banking, where his role specialised in structuring debt transactions to finance company acquisitions. After a period working at UBS in the City of London, Scott left to set up a socially responsible investment fund for early stage companies in Oxford. Shortly after this he co-founded eSupplies Medical with Jonathan Patrick, serving as joint COO and CFO of this ground-breaking medical supplies company which uses technology to improve efficiency and reduce costs in the NHS.
Chief Clinical Engagement Officer
Roger started his career as a management consultant and chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen/Accenture before moving into corporate finance with KPMG’s healthcare team. After a stint as Commercial Director at a national care home provider, Roger became Chief Executive of what was then the UK’s largest GP Federation, comprising 100 GP Practices. In this role Roger worked closely with GPs and hospital consultants to build a sustainable organisation providing NHS clinical services from over 90 clinic locations.
Chief Product Officer
Roger brings tech product leadership to Consultant Connect. He started at McKinsey & Co in San Francisco before moving to the UK to serve in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit. He moved into the tech sector by joining Betfair when it was just a single product company (today it has a £5b market cap). After driving international expansion and running a couple of products at Betfair, Roger has worked across Europe to build startups and new ventures.
Head of Marketing & Communications
Laura started her career in banking before gaining experience in the education technology and charity sectors. Laura’s background includes responsibility for all elements of marketing, communications and strategic business planning. Laura oversees all our communications, including this website, webinars, social media, traditional media and PR. She also works closely with our customers, assisting with local campaigns and helping them to meet their communication objectives.
Head of New Initiatives
With a background in both project and account management, Henry is experienced at implementing and supporting Consultant Connect projects across primary, secondary and community care. Henry has been responsible for Consultant Connect’s recent focus on photo-messaging, supporting dermatology and other clinical specialties that benefit from safe and efficient clinical photography. Henry has also grown our National Consultant Network into a large group of consultant clinicians able to offer advice across a wide selection of clinical specialties.
Head of Customer Engagement
Kat started her career in a consultancy in France before moving to M&A and later Marketing at the energy technology group Doosan in the UK. She then spent a large part of her career at information technology corporate Atos in Germany within Sales, Marketing and General Management. Her experience includes strategy, transformation, portfolio management, partnering and joint ventures. Kat’s focus at Consultant Connect is to lead on new customer engagements and drive the international expansion.
Dr David Griffiths
In addition to being Medical Director at Consultant Connect, David is a portfolio GP working in a practice in Oxford and a specialist in improving the quality and safety of healthcare systems. David is the Clinical Lead for the Time to Care Programme and works with GP surgeries and Primary Care Networks through bespoke improvement support programmes. David was previously a Programme Director for the Oxford GP Training Scheme and worked as an advisor to NHS London’s primary care transformation team.
Dr Patrick Davey
Senior Medical Advisor
Patrick is a Consultant Cardiologist at Northampton General Hospital. As well as taking calls from Northants GPs, he also advises GPs around the country as part of our National Consultant Network. Patrick is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the John Radcliffe Oxford and has also held a wide variety of advisory and consultancy posts, including Training Program Director for General Medicine in the Southern East Midlands deanery. He is a board member of the British Cardiovascular Society and passionate about improving outcomes for patients.
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Focus on Quality
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