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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 deliver organisational efficiency, remove barriers, and improve patient care.

Because technology is useless if not used, our extended team handles set-up, communication and on-going engagement with GPs and specialists in each area, removing this burden from CCGs/Health Boards and hospitals. We constantly monitor usage rates and stakeholder opinions and we can adapt the way the platform is used in any area based on this feedback. Consultant Connect is a service, not just another initiative.

Our Leadership Team

Greg Jackson
Greg Jackson

Chairman

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 Patrick
Jonathan Patrick

CEO

Jonathan is an experienced CEO who started his career in Sales and Marketing at Procter & Gamble. After that he qualifyied as a lawyer with magic circle firm Freshfields before moving 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.

Scott Welpton
Scott Welpton

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.

Roger Tweedale
Roger Tweedale

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.

Roger Ahn
Roger Ahn

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.

Laura Mackrory
Laura Mackrory

Head of 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. 

 

 

Henry Maas
Henry Maas

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.

Kat James
Kat James

Head of Customer Engagement and International

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. 

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