David Mobbs, Group Chief Executive
David is recognised as an innovative and influential leader in healthcare and he has put Nuffield Health in an excellent position to address changing health needs. Under David's leadership, Nuffield Health has become the only major healthcare provider able to offer services covering everything from getting healthy to getting excellent treatment, and a model for charitable enterprise.
David has extensive experience in healthcare, having worked for Community Hospitals Group and Bupa. In his early career, he was a management consultant for Ernst & Young and a national management trainee in the NHS. He actually left Nuffield Health as Operations Director in 2002, but was asked to return the following year as Chief Executive. He is regularly invited to participate in health and charity policy thinking at the highest level.
KP Doyle, Chief Financial Officer
KP Doyle was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2009. He was a founding director of Sona Group, which was bought by Nuffield Health in 2005. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Nuffield Proactive Health and played a major role in the acquisition of Cannons at the end of 2007.
KP has been instrumental in laying the foundations of the future combined business. He integrated health screening, primary care and physiotherapy services into Nuffield Proactive Health and put in place consistent clinical governance, quality assurance and operational processes.
Dr Andrew Jones, Group Medical Director & MD Corporate Wellbeing
Andy joined Nuffield Health in 2007 as Nuffield Health's first medical director. In 2012 Andy also took on the role of MD of Corporate Wellbeing.
He completed surgical training in Leeds and also worked as a GP in Lincolnshire prior to joining Nuffield Health in late 2007. Andy ensures that Nuffield Health maintains very high standards in taking care of its' customers and staff, as demonstrated in the Quality Report which is published annually and which was recognised in 2009 with a Laing and Buisson Award for Risk Management. With a continued focus on clinical governance Nuffield Health leads the independent sector with the award of NHS Ligation Authority level 3 accreditation in December 2011.
Andy continues to play an influential role in the development of health policy through his previous appointment to the Conservative Public Service Commission and currently with advisory roles to The Kings Fund and the Department of Health.
Laura Kerby, Managing Director Consumer Fitness
Laura assumed responsibility for the Commercial Fitness business as well as Nuffield Health's Clinical Products & Services in late 2010, integrating the two businesses under the banner of 'Consumer Fitness'.
Laura was the founding Operations Director of Sona Group, which was bought by Nuffield Health in 2005. After the acquisition she directed the operational re-engineering and re-positioning of the health assessment business and managed the development of the largest physiotherapy network in the private sector. Prior to this she worked as a Regional Manager for Forte Hotels and as a Spa Consultant to Molton Brown and the Thistle Hotel Group. Laura will be instrumental in the future creation of the health differential for Nuffield Health.
Patricia Lee, Chief Executive, Hospitals
Trish trained as a nurse and worked in the NHS before joining Nuffield Health as a hospital General Manager, becoming a Regional Director, Commercial Director and even acting as Clinical Director during a period of significant change.
However, it is not just this breadth of experience and 25 years in healthcare that makes Trish uniquely qualified to lead our hospitals division. It is Trish's passion for everything that Nuffield Health stands for, both as an organisation and as a charity.
Dr Rubin Minhas, MB ChB MBA, Group Medical & Scientific Director
Rubin joined Nuffield Health in 2013 to support the development of an integrated health and wellbeing proposition across the business. Previously he was Clinical Director at the BMJ Evidence Centre where he was Editor-in-Chief for the gold standard evidence resource ‘Clinical Evidence’, the clinical decision support tool ‘Best Practice’, the consumer resource ‘Best Health’ and more recently ‘Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin’ and ‘Patient Decision Aids’. He was appointed to the BMJ Ethics Committee and the Brand Integrity Group to align the brand architecture during the Group’s global expansion.
He has engaged extensively with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, where his clinical focus on cardiovascular risk has led to appointments to co-author national clinical guidelines. He is a co-author of QRISK2, the nationally recommended cardiovascular risk algorithm in England & Wales and co-author of ‘Problem Solving in Cardiovascular Risk’.
Qualifying in Medicine in 1993, Rubin trained in General Practice and oversaw the regional implementation of clinical pathways and national service standards. He undertook a Harkness Fellowship at the RAND Corporation, Los Angeles and holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge. He still maintains and enjoys part-time clinical practice.
Marcus Powell, Group OD/HR Director
Marcus joined Nuffield Health in October 2008 as Group Organisation Development and HR Director; in late 2009 he also assumed responsibility for Corporate & Community Wellbeing, leading the acquisition of Bladerunner in late 2010.
He joined from Ashridge Management College where he was Head of Talent Management and a Business Director of Ashridge Consulting. During his time at Ashridge, Marcus was involved in helping organisations through periods of significant change and transition, including the BBC, The Foreign Office, Masterfoods and Unilever. Prior to this, Marcus was a senior executive at Marks and Spencer Plc having a variety of roles including Head of Procurement for Menswear and Head of Learning and Organisational Development.
Marcus has had a number of articles published, predominantly in the field of strategic talent management.
Ian Symth, Group Chief Brand Officer
Ian has worked as a senior advisor to the executive teams of many health sector organisations and commercial clients. He has over 20 years’ experience in marketing strategy, consumer engagement, organisational development and communications for a number of major brands including: Tesco, Microsoft, BMW, P&G, Land Rover and Disney.
At Humana Europe, Ian was involved with pioneering the theoretical and practical development of Social Marketing interventions within the NHS. They were leading experts in this field and developed interventions for male obesity, harmful drinking, urgent care, minor ailments, diabetes, and end of life care amongst others.
Ian has worked with a wide variety of public and private healthcare and Insurance organizations and charities, Clinical Commissioning Groups and many different NHS organizations including Foundation Trusts, Primary Care Trusts and Mental Health Trusts.
Ian is an Associate of the Good Governance Institute and has been lead tutor for the NHS Alliance in Patient & Public Engagement and Social Marketing. He has also written for the NHS Alliance guide for Practice Managers, Pulse magazine and co-authored the Humana Europe white paper series on Commissioning.