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Oxford AHSN Board members are listed immediately below. Scroll down or click through to the next pages for other members of the Oxford AHSN core team. Alternatively, you can refine your search by using the specialties listed below.

Professor Gary A Ford CBE, FMedSci

Professor Gary A Ford CBE was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford AHSN in 2013. Gary has led the adoption of innovation in stroke care for many years. He remains a practising clinician as a consultant stroke physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also Visiting Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at […]

Dr Paul Durrands

Paul joined Oxford AHSN in 2013. He has oversight of all its activities with a particular focus on governance, business planning and work with Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships. ​ Paul has an extensive commercial background, with international experience of licensing, contracting and mergers and acquisitions​. He has also been a director of two local life sciences companies […]

Tracey Marriott

Tracey joined the Oxford AHSN in 2013​. She heads Oxford AHSN’s work to identify and implement evidence-based clinical innovation​. She is a transformational change professional with extensive experience (including in the NHS) delivering complex programmes at a regional, national and international level. Tracey leads partnerships across Europe linking with academic and health partners through the European Institute of Innovation […]

Katherine Edwards

Katherine is an experienced midwife who has worked in a variety of clinical, management and research roles over the last 20 years. Katherine joined Oxford AHSN in 2014. Most recently she managed the Maternity Clinical Network, successfully leading complex region-wide quality improvement projects to reduce unwarranted variation, improve patient experience and address key patient safety concerns. […]

Dr Nick Scott-Ram

Nick leads the Oxford AHSN Strategic and Industry Partnerships team working with industry, the NHS and academic partners to commercialise new innovations in the digital, medtech, diagnostics and pharmaceutical sectors. He has over 25 years experience in commercial and business development in the life sciences sector and held senior roles in blue chip companies including PowderJect […]

Dr Siân Rees

Siân leads the Oxford AHSN Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Experience theme, working across the region with colleagues in NHS trusts, NHS England, Health Education England Thames Valley and the Oxford CLAHRC. Siân also carries out research on experiences of health and healthcare at the University of Oxford. She is an Associate Fellow at Green […]

Mike Denis

Mike has 30 years’ experience working in NHS health informatics. Since joining Oxford AHSN in 2014 he has led a number of key regional projects including establishing an information governance framework supporting controlled data exchange. Mike is also leading a number of national initiatives including developing a model to assess global digital exemplars and a […]

Nigel Keen

Nigel Keen chairs the Oxford AHSN Board, Partnership Board and Partnership Council. He is also Chairman of Syncona Partners, a company funded by The Wellcome Trust which was founded in 2012 and operates as an evergreen investment company, taking an active role in identifying, supporting and developing technologies with the potential significantly to impact the […]

Joe Harrison

Joe Harrison is Chief Executive of Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Joe has over 25 years’ experience of working in acute hospitals, including senior director roles in big teaching hospitals and several district general hospitals. His focus is on improving patient services and ensuring clinical care is delivered appropriately and in the right […]

Dr Minoo Irani

Minoo chairs the Oversight Group for Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Experience. He is Medical Director of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. A consultant paediatrician, Minoo has experience of working on projects and committees within the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, General Medical Council, Department of Health and Berkshire Research Ethics Committee.

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