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Our people

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

James Kent

Dr James Kent took over from Fiona Wise as the Executive Lead of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System (ICS) in spring 2020. He is also Accountable Officer of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board

Neil Macdonald

Neil’s second stint at Buckinghamshire Healthcare began in July 2013 as Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Surgery and Critical Care, becoming Chief Operating Officer in April 2015. Neil was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer in March 2018, taking on the role on a permanent basis in January 2019.

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board

Steve McManus

Steve is Chief Executive of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, a post he has held since January 2017. Steve’s NHS career dates back more than 30 years. He began training as a nurse in 1987 and has gone on to hold a number of senior roles. He chairs the Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement

Professor Keith Channon

Keith was appointed Director of the Oxford Academic Health Partners in December 2019. He joined the Oxford AHSN Board in 2020. Keith is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and is Field Marshal Earl Alexander Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford. He directed the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre from 2010-18. Keith […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board

Dr Nick Broughton

Nick took over from Stuart Bell as Chief Executive of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust in 2020, joining from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. As a consultant psychiatrist for more than 20 years specialising in forensic psychiatry, he has held medical and clinical director roles, and a variety of other managerial positions, including as a […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board

Peter Ellingworth

Peter leads the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI), representing medtech, diagnostics and digital health companies. ABHI advocates industry’s needs at senior government level, supports UK market access, informs on commercial matters, provides regulatory advice, promotes ethical compliance and develops international trade opportunities for SMEs. Representing industry across government, Peter currently sits on the Secretary […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board

Simon Greenstreet

Simon has more than 25 years’ experience leading communications and government affairs in large, complex, global businesses. He is currently Head of Communications (UK/Ireland) for Bayer plc, a position he has held since 2012. He has a particular focus on business partnering. Simon has previously worked for PwC, Eversheds and Pinsents. He was also seconded to […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Matthew Lawrence

Matthew leads on Industry and Innovation within the Strategic and Industry Partnerships Team of Oxford AHSN. Matthew has a broad NHS and industry background covering primary, secondary, tertiary and commissioning functions in the NHS particularly in the Oxford AHSN region. Prior to the NHS, Matthew worked in charitable health and social care, technology, finance, and […]

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships
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Florence Serres

Florence joined the Oxford AHSN in November 2019. She supports the market access team within the Strategic and Industry Partnerships team focusing on European projects. Prior to joining the AHSN, Florence worked as a medical information specialist and pharmacovigilance officer for a healthcare service provider company. She holds a PhD in Neuroscience and worked for […]

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Fran Butler

Fran has worked in a variety of roles within the NHS including in public health, as GP practice manager and, most recently, as Dementia Clinical Network Manager for the Oxford AHSN. In this latter role she managed a number of projects including improving services for people with young onset dementia, and best practice networks for […]

Specialties: Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement