Raj spent 26 years in senior marketing, sales and business development roles in the automotive and luxury good industries before moving into banking. His background has given him a comprehensive understanding of operating across industries, client groups and complex environments. He is passionate about the continuity of personal care throughout a patient’s care pathway.
As a volunteer over the last ten years Rebecca has been a patient and public involvement forum member and chair. Her other roles have included becoming a patient partner (and patient) of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. She cared for her mother who had dementia for eight years. Rebecca works for Healthwatch, is a ‘Dementia Friend’ and an Abbeyfield Dementia Care home activities volunteer. She is curious and interested in the way things work (or don’t!) and a belief that in any organisation there is always room to consider, challenge and improve.
Douglas is a learning and development specialist with a background in the pharmaceutical industry. He campaigns as a patient/carer advocate, is a patient leader at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and is on the board of Healthwatch Reading. Douglas ‘s roles with the Oxford AHSN include co-chairing the Thames Valley Patient Experience operational group, membership of the Thames Valley Patient Experience oversight group and facilitating training.