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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.

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 Interim Chief Executive of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System. Steve’s substantive post is Chief Executive of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, a role he has held since January 2017. Steve’s NHS career dates back 35 years and includes both clinical and managerial responsibilities. He began training as a […]

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), the UK trade association which has 390 members across medical devices, diagnostics and digital health. He sits on the Government’s Life Sciences Council, the sector specific Health Technology Partnership which supports it and a number of the expert groups that feed into the delivery of the Life […]

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
Matthew Lawrence

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 data and information, public health, as GP practice manager and, within the Oxford AHSN as Dementia Clinical Network Manager and then Mental Health Programme Manager. She has facilitated increasing access of older people to psychological therapies for anxiety and depression , and […]

Specialties: Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement

Matthew Epton

Matthew has over ten years’ experience working in the NHS in primary care, holding operational management, strategic management and commissioning roles. He also has worked in adult social care business support and performance management. Matthew has an academic research background with a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption
Matthew Epton

Flora Gleave

Flora has supported the COVID-19 national testing programme and the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative. Currently, she is project managing several National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging (NCIMI) projects delivering intelligent medical imaging solutions to address unmet needs in the healthcare system. Flora joined the Oxford AHSN in November 2018. She previously worked as a project manager […]

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships