Tony Bourne, ChairmanREAD MORE
Tony joined as Chairman in July 2014.
Tony is currently a non-executive director at various companies including Barchester, one of the UK’s largest residential care home businesses, Spire Healthcare, the leading UK listed private hospital and healthcare provider, and Totally plc, an AIM quoted leading provider of out-of-hospital care. For nearly nine years up to late 2013, he was Chief Executive of the British Medical Association. Prior to joining the BMA as Chief Executive, Tony was in investment banking for over 25 years, most recently as a partner at Hawkpoint. Previously, he was at BNP Paribas where he was Global Head of the Equities Division, a member of the Managing Board of the Group and a member of its four-person worldwide Corporate Finance Committee. Prior to that he was at Merrill Lynch both in London and New York. Tony has also held non-executive director positions with various organisations including Southern Housing Group, one of the country’s largest providers of social housing, where he served on the main board for nine years until 2013, and Scope, which focuses on cerebral palsy and is one of the UK’s largest charities.
Paul BestREAD MORE
Paul Best became a trustee of CW+ in May 2015. He is a member of the Grants Committee which he previously chaired. Paul is Head of European Private Equity at Elliott Advisors and was previously a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus. He is currently a Director of Waterstones and has previously been a Director of Ziggo, Poundland, Reiss, Inea and AptekiGemini. Paul received an M.A. (first class) in mathematics from Cambridge University.
Jonathan CallawayREAD MORE
Jonathan Callaway has enjoyed a long career in international commercial and investment banking, including working overseas in Germany, New York and Hong Kong. On return to the UK he spent nearly 15 years at Deutsche Bank and over 10 years at HawkpointPartners (now Canaccord Genuity). More recently he has been working as an independent corporate adviser on capital-raising transactions. He is a Member of the Board of the British Library where he chairs the Fundraising Advisory Group and has chaired an ad hoc Board Investment Committee.
He is currently a trustee of two charities including Battersea Arts Centre whose board he joined following the merger with Wandsworth Museum where he had previously been a trustee. He was until recently a Justice of the Peace. In his spare time he is a researcher and writer on paper money and financial history, has co-authored two books on paper money and is a Director of the International Bank Note Society.
Jonathan was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ in March 2018
Nick GashREAD MORE
Nick is a Non-Executive Director of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Chair of the Trust’s Audit Committee. Nick also works as a consultant offering communications, policy and political advice and training to a wide range of clients. He is an Associate Director of public affairs company InterelConsulting UK. Nick was Chairman at the West Middlesex University Hospital from April 2015 until the acquisition by Chelsea and Westminster, having been a non-executive director and Deputy Chairman before that. He has other NHS interests, being a lay member of the North West London assessment panel for national clinical excellence awards and a lay chair and assessor for local and national medical recruitment and training progress reviews. Until 2004 Nick was the National Director (CEO) of the National Union of Students having previously been Director of Development and Training. Nick was for nine years Chairman of the Trustees of ‘Watermans’ a multi-cultural arts centre based in Brentford.
Nick was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ in October 2016.
Zoë PennREAD MORE
Zoë Penn was appointed Medical Director at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2013. She was previously Divisional Medical Director for Women, Neonatal, Children & Young People, HIV, GUM & Dermatology Services and is a Consultant Obstetrician by background. Zoë has been a consultant with the Trust since 1996, during which time she has held a number of positions including Clinical Lead for Gynaecology and Clinical Director for Women and Children's Services. Zoë works as a consultant obstetrician specialising in high risk obstetrics. Zoë also has responsibility for Quality, particularly patient safety and including our assurance systems and processes.
Zoë was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ in March 2017.
Liz ShanahanREAD MORE
Liz Shanahan has over 25 years experience in healthcare and life sciences as an entrepreneur, CEO, Managing Director, Chair and Non-exec. For the last few years, Liz has been a coach and an advisor to senior leaders, in communication consultancies and large pharmaceutical corporations. She is also an angel investor in start-up and scale up Health-Tech businesses, where she provides strategic support. Liz has strong leadership skills; a track record of business success; an enviable network across healthcare and life sciences, and a black book of other extraordinary contacts from her involvement with the World Economic Forum, the Global Irish Network, the Irish International Business Network, the British Council and Darden School of Business.
From 2011 to 2014 Liz was Global Head and Senior Managing Director of the Healthcare and Lifesciences Communications business at the NYSE listed management consultancy, FTI Consulting. She was also a Strategic Lead of the $210m Healthcare and Lifesciences business spanning Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Corporate Finance and Communications, where she developed a major new cross segment business for the corporation. This followed the acquisition of the business she founded, Santé Communications in 2007, after 12 years as one of the world’s leading healthcare communications consultancies. Global clients included 18 of the top 20 pharmaceutical corporations and she secured and directed multi-million-pound corporate, financial, brand, medical and internal communications consultancy contracts.
Liz has a degree in Computer Programming & Maths from University College Cork and she is an alumnus of the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.
Liz was 2017 Kerry Person of the Year and she was recently highlighted by the Irish Times as one of Irelands most significant global leaders in Healthcare and Life-sciences and as a Sci-Tech leader worldwide by Silicon Republic.
Liz was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ March 2018
Sarah Waller CBEREAD MORE
Sarah Waller is an Associate Specialist at the Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester, with a particular interest in developing enabling environments for people living with dementia. She directed The King's Fund's award winning, internationally recognised Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) programme which transferred to the University of Worcester in 2015.
Sarah has worked both in nursing and human resource management in the NHS and Department of Health. She is a judge for the Building Better Healthcare Awards and a member of the Dementia Action Alliance's Dementia Friendly Hospitals Taskforce. A former NHS Trust vice chair and member of the independent Liverpool Care Pathway Review Panel, Sarah was appointed CBE in 2008.
Sarah chairs the CW+ Arts and Design Committee and is a member of the Grants Committee.
Lesley WattsREAD MORE
Lesley is Chief Executive of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and the Senior Responsible Officer (SOR) for North West London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP). A nurse and midwife by training, Lesley has executive managerial experience at the highest level, having been a Chair of a Health authority. Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive, Lesley was Accountable Officer (Chief Executive) for East & North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
Lesley was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ in October 2016.
Edwin WulfsohnREAD MORE
Edwin Wulfsohn gained banking experience at Chase Manhattan Bank, New York. He was one of the founders of Stenham, formerly Managing Director of Concorde Investments Limited and Co-founder and Chairman of Trans Zambezi Industries Limited. Edwin is a Director of The Chairmen’s Forum and Trustee of the Caine Prize and the Contemporary Art Society.
Edwin formerly served on the Foundation for Entrepreneurial Management at London Business School, was a Governor of the City of London School and a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee of Nedbank International. Edwin holds a BA degree from Cape Town University and an MBA from Columbia University.
Edwin was appointed as a Trustee of CW+ in January 2017.