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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.

Seema Gadhia

Seema has substantial experience of working in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, mental health trusts; primary care trusts and clinical commissioning groups. She has also worked as a clinical advisor for pharmacy management. Her particular area of expertise is service improvement – Seema has strategically led and delivered a number of change and improvement projects.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Hannah Oatley

Hannah leads our cardiovascular disease (CVD) programme, working with a wide range of stakeholders on various initiatives aimed at preventing CVD. She has extensive experience of the NHS acute sector, having worked for many years in both operational and strategic management roles at acute trusts. Hannah has a masters degree in biochemistry and is a […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption
Hannah Oatley

Geri Briggs

Geri has over 30 years’ experience as a therapeutic radiographer, working clinically in both planning and treatment, in service management and quality management. She has been involved in national initiatives to improve patient safety in radiotherapy.

Specialties: Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement

Mamta Bajre

Mamta Joined the Oxford AHSN in August 2018. She previously worked as health economist at the National Institute for Health Research In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative in London. She also has over six years experience as medical doctor.

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Lauren Fensome

Lauren has extensive experience of quality improvement in primary care ranging from the delivery of national programmes to support for individual practices and localities. Her previous role with PRIMIS at the University of Nottingham included transitioning research into practice, working with academic and clinical teams to design digital solutions to support better access, understanding and […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Lisa-Anne Dallas

Lisa-Anne joined the Oxford AHSN in November 2021 as Executive Assistant to Sian Rees & Project Support Officer within the Community Involvement & Workforce Innovation Team.  Lisa-Anne has worked as an Executive Assistant for over 12 years in both Finance and Hospitality.

Specialties: Community Involvement Workforce Innovation

Katie Lean

Katie has over 30 years’ experience in the NHS – her clinical background is in nursing and midwifery. She has worked in research, risk management and quality improvement. At the Oxford AHSN she initially worked within the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative where she led the national patient safety Acute Kidney Injury programme, including the award- […]

Specialties: Workforce Innovation

Ferdinand Manansala

Ferdinand supports the Clinical Innovation Adoption team and has over ten years experience working within the administrative and management setting. He has been working in the NHS since 2010 carrying out roles within acute, community and mental health settings. Outside work Ferdinand is a big fan of basketball.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Martin Leaver

Martin is an experienced communications professional with a background in journalism and public relations. He has worked with the Oxford AHSN since 2013. He oversees links with its many partners across the NHS, universities and industry and coordinates communications including websites, newsletters, publications and social media. Martin works closely with communications leads in England’s other AHSNs. […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN core team
Martin Leaver

Amy Izzard

Amy supports the Chief Operating Officer and programme office to ensure the delivery of the Oxford AHSN’s programmes. She is the main HR link between Oxford AHSN and our host Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Amy also works closely with the Head of Communications on a variety of projects.

Specialties: Oxford AHSN core team Programme Office