Steven West

Steve West

Chair, Health Innovation West of England
Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of England

Professor Sir Steve West CBE, DL is Vice-Chancellor, President and CEO of the University of the West of England, Bristol. Steve trained as a …

Natasha Swinscoe

Chief Executive Officer
Health Innovation West of England

A graduate of the NHS management training scheme, Natasha has 29 years’ experience in the NHS as a senior manager and leader. Natasha has worked in …

Mary Hutton

Mary Hutton

Chief Executive, NHS Gloucestershire

Mary has been the One Gloucestershire Integrated Care System lead since spring 2018. She has been Accountable Officer of NHS Gloucestershire CCG since …

Shane Devlin

Chief Executive, BNSSG Integrated Care Board

Before starting in his post at the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Integrated Care Board (ICB) in February 2022, Shane …

Sue Harriman

Chief Executive, BSW Integrated Care Board

Before joining the Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) Integrated Care Board (ICB), Sue was Chief Executive of Solent NHS Trust …

Ben Bennett

Chief Operating Officer
Health Innovation West of England

Prior to joining Health Innovation West of England Ben had a 27-year career in a variety of senior leadership roles in the NHS. Ben has spent over a …

Paddy Bradley

Director, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership

As Director for the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP), Paddy has overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of SWLEP …

Mark Juniper

Medical Director
Health Innovation West of England

Mark has been a consultant physician at the Great Western Hospital since 2000. He has held various leadership roles there including Associate Medical …

Kevin McNamara

Chief Executive
Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust

Kevin McNamara was appointed Chief Executive of Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust in January 2024. He had previously worked for Great Western …

Maria Kane

Chief Executive
North Bristol NHS Trust

Maria Kane OBE joined North Bristol NHS Trust as the new Chief Executive in April 2021. Prior to her appointment at NBT, she held the role of Chief …

Debi Reilly

Debi Reilly

Regional Director (South West)
Health Education England

Debi was appointed Health Education England (HEE) Regional Director for the south west in April 2019. With over 30 years’ experience of working at NHS …

Pete Carpenter

Director of Programmes
Health Innovation West of England

Pete is as an experienced executive director with over 20 years’ experience working in transformation, innovation and operational delivery within …

Cara Charles-Barks

Chief Executive
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Cara Charles-Barks is the Chief Executive at Royal United Hospitals Bath. She has over 30 years' experience in the public and private health care …

Dr Kyla Thomas

Consultant Senior Lecturer in Public Health Medicine at the University of Bristol and an NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow

Kyla's main research interests are around examining the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and safety of smoking cessation medicines, particularly …

John Macleod

John Macleod

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Primary Care, Director NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West (ARC West), Co-lead Centre for Academic Primary Care and NIHR School for Primary Care Research

John Macleod is Professor in Clinical Epidemiology and Primary Care and a practising GP. He leads research on the causes of health inequality, …