Our Team


TOM MALEHAMPhoto of Tom Maleham

Project Manager

KEY SKILLS:

  • Project and Programme Management – producing detailed project plans, databases, reporting dashboards and technical schematics
  • Programme Management Office administration and support
  • Mapping – geographical analysis using MS MapPoint and the NHS SHAPE tool
  • Project Administration, including NHS Pathways CMS Directory of Services
  • Marketing – including Online & Social media marketing
  • Bid Management support

TRACK RECORD:

  • Project Manager – Nottingham City CCG
  • Project Manager – Nuffield Road Medical Centre
  • Project Manager – Nottingham City Council
  • Assistant Project Manager – Camden CCG
  • Project Support Officer – East Midlands Ambulance Service
  • Assistant Project Manager – Nottinghamshire Healthcare

LIKES:

  • Great commitment to work
  • Excellent customer service
  • Guitars
  • Sheffield Wednesday F.C.
  • Cooking and good food

DISLIKES:

  • Poor customer service
  • Unreliability
  • Sheffield United F.C.

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Chris Rowlands

Senior Consultant

Key skills:

  • Strategic and operational service planning
  • Business Development – Business planning, business cases
  • Programme and Project Management – from scoping to delivery
  • People management and communication

Track record:

  • Seven years as a Consultant completing 30+ assignments ranging from 4 weeks to 18 months
  • Executive Director, Amber Valley Primary Care Trust
  • General Manager for Medical Services, Derby Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Project Director, Court & Justice Services
  • Programme Manager for NHS 111, East Midlands

Likes:

  • Working with people
  • New projects, new learning opportunities
  • A structured approach and getting the detail right
  • Playing (winning!) and watching sport

Dislikes:

  • Poor planning
  • Lack of focus or attention to detail

Irfhan Mururajani

Communications Consultant

Key skills:

  • Communication, Engagement, PR and Sales
  • Business Development – Strategy and Planning
  • Relationship building
  • Presenting data and information

Track record:

  • Interim Head of Communications – Rahma
  • Consultation Specialist – Notts Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Deputy Head of Comms and Engagement – NHS Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
  • Senior Communications Manager – NHS East Midlands
  • Senior Media & External Relations Manager – NHS Northamptonshire

Likes:

  • Working as an intergral team member or individually
  • Ensuring work remains highly customer and objective focused
  • Travelling
  • Dj-ing
  • Fitness and badminton

Keith Wakeling

Keith Wakeling

Financial Management Consultant

Key skills:

  • Negotiating PFI/LIFT Contracts and Leases
  • Managing Legal and Financial interfaces
  • Costing and Budget Setting
  • Business Case Development

Track record:

  • Project Director (Public Sector) – Southern Derbyshire LIFT Project
  • Assistant Director of Finance – NHS Executive Regional Office
  • Section Head – Capital Control & Monitoring Policy Team – Department of Health
  • Finance Director – Wiltshire Health Care NHS Trust

Likes:

  • Productive Meetings
  • Setting and Achieving Milestones and Goals
  • Innovative Solutions and Thinking Outside the Box
  • Restoring and driving classic cars
  • Motorsport – Rallying and Formula 1

Dislikes:

  • Inter Departmental Politics
  • Focus on Self Preservation rather than Results
  • Being Photographed

Paul Simmons

Construction Consultant

Key skills:

  • Construction Management – Pre-construction bid design and development
  • Cost Management – Cost Control from initial concept through to delivery and end user acceptance
  • Bid Management – From concept design and business case through to delivery
  • Experience in various market sectors including healthcare, education, retail and rail
  • Experience in various contractual procurement delivery systems
  • Design team procurement and project delivery

Track record:

  • Commercial Director -PSCS Ltd
  • Bid and Cost Manager – Bovis Lend lease BSF
  • Bid and Cost Manager –  Miller BSF
  • Bid and Cost Manager – Laing ORourke LIFT and PFI
  • Quantity Surveyor – AWG PLC
  • Quantity Surveyor – Mowlem PLC

Likes:

  • Teamwork and achievement of goals
  • Creative thinking to provide exciting design solutions
  • Cost and budgetary control
  • Guitars, guitars guitars

Dislikes:

  • Poor performance
  • Unprofessional  behaviour
  • Lack of financial control

Kevin Parker

Programme Manager

KEY SKILLS:

  • Project and Programme Management – Leadership of Multi-faceted teams from scoping to delivery
  • People management and communication
  • Building strong and lasting relationships
  • Sourcing and developing new business
  • Experience in various sectors including Healthcare (Primary and Secondary Care), National Charities, Banking and Legal

TRACK RECORD:

  • Senior Programme Manager – Camden GP Federation
  • Primary Care/Acute Contracts Lead – Hillingdon CCG
  • Extended Access Programme Lead – Southwark CCG
  • Operations Director for two national charities
  • Head of Service for Northamptonshire and Leicestershire Out of Hours GP Deputising services
  • Senior Project/Operations Manager – Brent Harrow and Hillingdon LIFT company.

LIKES:

  • Working with people
  • Helping and supporting clients to achieve their goals
  • Travelling
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Chelsea FC

DISLIKES:

  • Poor Planning
  • Bad timekeeping
  • Disrespect to others
  • Cauliflower

Lloyd Hogg

lhTransformational Change Consultant

Key Skills:

  • Business planning
  • Delivery of large scale efficiency savings
  • Business transformation support
  • Experienced in effective governance, audit and risk management arrangements

Track Record:

  • Director of Finance in several public sector organisations
  • Programme Director for a large local authority
  • Project management in the health service and local government

Likes:

  • Situations which challenge and excite the braincells
  • Achieving convergence between what clients want and what they need
  • Straight forwardness and directness in business transactions
  • Sense of humour in the workplace

Dislikes:

  • Too much formality and hierarchical working
  • People not seeing the ‘bigger’ picture
  • The Voice and similar TV programmes

Rob Parsons

Rob Parsons

Analytical Consultant

Key skills:

  • Using numerical analysis to underpin and quantify the effects of business decisions
  • Choosing the most applicable analytical tool to address the challenges faced
  • Identifying and analysing improvements in business processes
  • Building relationships to understand client requirements and exceed expectations

Track record:

  • Analytical business consultant – variety of associate consultant positions
  • Senior Business Modelling Consultant – Small Discrete Event Simulation consultancy
  • Customer Projects Manager – Commercial customer analysis group of large high street bank
  •  Educated to Masters level, with distinction, in Operational Research

Likes:

  • Focusing complex issues upon the key aspects that really make a difference
  • Challenge of understanding processes in wide variety of different industries
  • Enthusing about real ale
  • Bristol City and Stourbridge football clubs

Dislikes:

  • Losing sight of the goals of a project
  • Lack of client engagement in projects
  • Inaccurate and spurious data recording

Photo of Tom Maleham

Tom Maleham

Project Manager

Key Skills:

  • Project and Programme Management – producing detailed project plans, databases, reporting dashboards and technical schematics
  • Programme Management Office administration and support
  • Mapping – geographical analysis using MS MapPoint and the NHS SHAPE tool
  • Project Administration, including NHS Pathways CMS Directory of Services
  • Marketing – including Online & Social media marketing
  • Bid Management support

Track Record:

  • Project Manager – Nottingham City CCG
  • Project Manager – Nuffield Road Medical Centre
  • Project Manager – Nottingham City Council
  • Assistant Project Manager – Camden CCG
  • Project Support Officer – East Midlands Ambulance Service
  • Assistant Project Manager – Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Likes:

  • Great commitment to work
  • Excellent customer service
  • Guitars
  • Sheffield Wednesday F.C.
  • Cooking and good food

Dislikes:

  • Poor customer service
  • Unreliability
  • Sheffield United F.C.

Sarah AllenSarah Allen

Office Manager

KEY SKILLS:

  • Project and Programme Management – producing detailed project plans, databases, reporting dashboards and technical schematics
  • Geographical analysis using MS MapPoint and SHAPE
  • Managing Online Communications and Social Media presence
  • Delivering Project Management Training presentations
  • Bid Management support
  • Website Design and Maintenance using WordPress

LIKES:

  • Being organised
  • Achieving success from hard work
  • Supporting the team
  • Feeling inspired and motivated

DISLIKES:

  • Poor attitude
  • Poor presentation
  • Cold weather

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Linda Garnett

Organisation Development Consultant

Key skills:

  • Organisation Development
  • Individual and Team Coaching
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner
  • Leadership Development
  • Change Management

Track record:

  • Organisation Development Consultant at NHS Midlands and East
  • Non Executive Director at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Interim HR Director at Derby Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust
  • HR Director at NHS Supply Chain

Likes:

  • Working with positive people
  • Helping people realise their potential
  • Facilitating change
  • Gemstone jewellery (wearing and making)
  • Spending time with family, friends and pets

Dislikes:

  • Superficial approaches to organisation and people development
  • Closed minds

Valerie Winn

Associate – Primary Care and Procurement

Key skills:

  • Strategic and operational service planning especially in relation to Primary Care Services
  • Business Development – Business planning, business cases, Premises planning
  • Programme and Project Management – from scoping to delivery including development of service specifications and procurement programmes
  • People management and communication

Track record:

  • Involvement in primary care services from both delivery side and commissioning side for 20 years
  • Assistant Director Primary Care Commissioning for Derby City PCT
  • Independent Consultant for 2 years handling projects at both PCT level and with individual independent contractors.
  • Trainer for Primary Care administration staff and practice managers
  • Development of, review of and monitoring of legal contracts in regard of primary care services

Likes:

  • Working with people
  • New projects, new learning opportunities
  • Using knowledge and skills in a structured way to achieve positive outcomes
  • Travelling extensively in the UK

Dislikes:

  • Poor planning
  • Failure to monitor or utilize contracts and specifications to deliver quality services for patients