Senior executives

David Mobbs, Group Chief Executive

David Mobbs - CEO

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 - Deputy CEO

David Mobbs - CEO

KP Doyle was appointed Deputy CEO of Nuffield Health, with direct responsibility for hospitals, in February 2014. Previously to that he was CFO responsible for successfully raising a £19m healthbond, renegotiating Nuffield’s various debt facilities and overseeing considerable growth in profitability and various acquisitions. He was a founding director and shareholder of the Sona Group, sold to Nuffield Health in 2005 and chaired Medica Reporting through a period of significant growth and change ultimately leading to its successful sale to Close Brothers Private Equity in 2013.

KP has been instrumental in laying the foundations to transform Nuffield into a truly integrated healthcare provider, covering the care continuum of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. KP continues to hold various non-executive roles outside Nuffield.

Greg Hyatt, Chief Financial Officer

Greg Hyatt - Chief Financial OfficerGreg is an experienced Finance Director, with extensive knowledge and understanding of both the leisure and healthcare sectors. Joining Nuffield Health in 2008, Greg has been a key player in supporting the strategic and operational changes, as Nuffield continues to develop its health and wellbeing proposition. Prior to joining Nuffield, Greg worked as Finance Director within a privately backed care home business. He moved into this role following a significant period within multisite leisure businesses, holding key positions in major UK operators during a period of significant market consolidation. Greg’s roles in these organisations, covering both finance and commercial directorate, cemented his view that excellence in service delivery is the key in driving businesses forward.

  

Dr Andrew Jones, Managing Director, Wellbeing

Andrew Jones - Managing Director, WellbeingAndy 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.

Marcus Powell, Group OD/HR Director

Ian Smyth - Group Chief Brand Officer

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 Smyth, Group Chief Brand Officer

Ian Smyth - Group Chief Brand Officer

Ian joined Nuffield Health in May 2012 as Marketing Director for Hospitals and in January 2013 was appointed Group Chief Brand Officer. He is responsible for all group communication and marketing activity including our customer contact centre, digital channels, public affairs, planning and insight and affinity relationships. Ian 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. He 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 also a regular speaker and contributor on healthcare brand communications.

Rebecca McCheyne, Group Digital Services Director 

Rebecca McCheyne, Group Director of Digital Services

Rebecca has a proven track record within the medical fitness and hospitality industries spanning over 20 years. She has a genuine interest in health and wellbeing initiatives and how technology can enable businesses to deliver highly personalised and industry leading products and services. She is passionate about engaging people in proactively taking ownership of their wellbeing and realising what a difference this can make to their quality of life. 

Rebecca joined Nuffield Health in 2005 to lead programmes and projects which deployed new products and innovative services into the market. Currently the Group Director for Digital Services, her remit is to ensure Nuffield Health has a clear focus and direction in respect of how the organisation will utilise digital technology to engage with their customers, support existing service lines and develop new products and services.

Rebecca is responsible for the programme team developing and deploying Nuffield HealthScoreTM (see www.nuffieldhealthscore.com), and sets the vision and strategy for this product. She is also responsible for developing digital services.