Kingsley Manning, Chair
Kingsley was appointed as chair of HSCIC in May 2013, and will take up his duties on 3 June, 2013.
He has 30 years' experience in advising health authorities, NHS trusts and major private sector healthcare companies on strategy and policy development.
Kingsley was Founder and Managing Director of Newchurch Limited, a leading firm of health and information consultants, from 1983 until 2009.
His other roles have included Executive Chairman of Tribal Group's health business and Senior Adviser at McKinsey & Company.
Candy Morris, Interim Chair
Candy has almost 20 years' top-level experience of designing, developing and leading healthcare organisations. Most recently Candy was Chief Executive of South East Coast SHA and Senior Consultant Strategic Projects at NHS South of England. Candy was also the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for the establishment of the Health Research Authority. Candy has been closely involved in health informatics as SRO of the Southern Programme for IT.
Sir Nick Partridge, Non-executive Director
Sir Nick Partridge has worked for Terrence Higgins Trust since 1985 and was appointed its Chief Executive in 1991. Over the past 28 years, Sir Nick has been a consistent voice in the media coverage of AIDS and sexual health in all its aspects from health promotion, social care and advocacy through to research and treatment issues. The Terrence Higgins Trust mobilises over 10,000 members and 280 staff, and provides a wide range of HIV and sexual health services.
Sir Nick is Deputy Chair of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration, which aims to establish the UK as a world leader in clinical research. He was Chair of INVOLVE, which promotes patient and public involvement in NHS research for 12 years until June 2011and a member of the Information Governance Review led by Dame Fiona Caldicott in 2013.
Sir Ian Andrews, Non-executive Director
Ian has spent much of his career since 1975 working for Defence and the armed forces. After studying geography at Bristol University, he worked in various Head Office policy branches, in HM Naval Base, Rosyth, in the Defence Arms Control Unit and on the China desk in the Defence Sales Organisation. During this time, he also attended the NATO Defence College in Rome and, as a member of the Territorial Army, served for a year as a regular officer in Germany while on leave of absence from the civil service.
After working in the Private Office of the then Secretary of State for Defence in the late 1980s, he was involved in the post Cold War review of the size and shape of the Army before returning to Germany as the senior civilian on the staff of the British Forces' headquarters. Subsequent appointments included Managing Director of the Defence Research and Evaluation Agency where he was responsible for systems and equipment test and evaluation and for facilities, and as Chief Executive of the then Defence Estates Agency. He became Second Permanent Under Secretary of the MOD in 2002 where his board responsibilities included transforming the effectiveness of the management of the department during a particularly challenging period for Defence and the armed forces. He also led a number of cross government initiatives, most notably around sustainability and joint working.
Ian retired from MOD at the end of March 2009 and was appointed Chairman of the Serious Organised Crime Agency in August 2009.
Lucinda Bolton, Non-executive Director
Lucinda is a former executive director of an investment bank and has held a number of public and voluntary sector non-executive directorships.
She is a member of the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration, having been a member of the NHS Pay Review Body between 2004 and 2010. She was chair of Hammersmith and Fulham PCT and, before that, of Riverside Community Healthcare NHS Trust. As such she has wide experience of the NHS.
Amongst a number of other activities, she was a governor of Thames Valley University (now University of West London) and chair of its Audit and Risk Committee and an Independent Public Appointments Assessor for the Department of Culture Media and Sport.
Professor Michael Pearson, Non-executive Director
Michael is an honorary professor of clinical evaluation at The University of Liverpool and Hon Consultant Physician at University Hospital Aintree.
Previously Michael served on the National Clinical Advisory board of the National Programme for IT and on the interim executive of the NHS Care Records Development Board.
He is a trustee director of the Respiratory Education Training Centre and also Lung Health, a company set up to develop patient focussed software for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease care.
Tony Allen, Non-executive Director
Tony is chairman of The Chislehurst Society and chair of the Finance Committee of Wigmore Hall.
Previously Tony was lead partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers for services to the NHS and to the Department of Health. He also led on governance and the effectiveness of boards for the organisation and advised a wide range of public and private corporations.
Chief Executive - Alan Perkins
Alan has over 35 years experience working in the NHS. In 1999 Alan became Chief Executive of Greenwich Healthcare NHS Trust and subsequently of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust before moving to the Department of Health as Director of Elective Care in 2003.
Alan joined NHS Connecting for Health in 2005 as Director of Service Implementation before establishing the Policy and Planning division of the Department of Health Informatics Directorate and subsequently leading the Informatics Transition Programme from 2010.
Trevor Doherty, Director of Finance and Corporate Services
Trevor comes to the HSCIC from the NHS Information Centre which he joined in August 2009, as Executive Director of Finance and Performance.
Previously he was director of health informatics at Tribal Group, latterly working across NHS Connecting for Health and the NHS Information Centre as Payment by Results lead for the Secondary Uses Service. Earlier, as a director in Tribal's Health Practice, Trevor led on the development of new analytical tools to assist in decision making for projects, training and education in teaching hospitals, healthcare speciality costing and examining future financial stability for foundation trusts.
Before he became a management consultant Trevor's held a variety of posts within the NHS including director of planning and director of finance in two major teaching hospitals. He was a founder member of the NHS Executive Private Finance Unit. Prior to moving into healthcare, Trevor had senior roles in financial services, oil and gas and manufacturing.
An accountant and strategic planner, Trevor is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Chartered Global Management Accountants.
Rachael Allsop, Director of Human Resources and Transformation
Rachael comes to the organisation from the NHS Information Centre which she joined in 2009. Previously she was Director of Human Resources at Leeds Teaching Hospitals' NHS Trust.
She has worked at senior level in a variety of human resource functions across all sectors of the NHS, leading teams who have won awards for innovation, recruitment, retention and diversity. Rachael is a visiting lecturer at Leeds University where her teaching interests include equality and diversity, organisational change, HR strategy and practice and employment law. She is chair of the Yorkshire branch of the Healthcare People Management Association.
Rachael read Economics at University, subsequently specialising in Employment Law at post-graduate level, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Dr Mark Davies, Director of Clinical and Public Assurance
Mark comes to the HSCIC from the NHS Information Centre which he joined in 2008. Previously he was national clinical director for NHS Connecting for Health, leading on primary and community care. He also established the clinical contents service, for which he remains senior responsible officer.
He has been medical director for the NHS Connecting for Health Choose and Book programme and clinical advisor to the Department of Health. Prior to this he was medical director of one of the largest GP urgent care organisations in the country, and was involved in the reforming emergency care agenda for West Yorkshire. Mark is a part-time General Practitioner at a practice in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
He is also the government advisor on transparency in health working in the Cabinet Office.
Max Jones, Director of Programme and Service Delivery
Max comes to the organisation from NHS Connecting for Health which he joined in 2003. Previously he was he International CIO for McKesson and came with extensive senior experience in NHS IT systems development, strategy, information analysis, implementation, customer care and service management.
Max has undertaken senior roles in CFH across the full service lifecycle. He started in the Technology Office in 2003 developing messaging architectures and standards.
In 2005 he went on to be the Programme Director for PACS taking it from its early days to major rollout across the nation. In 2007 he moved to manage the NLOP service management functions for the North, Midlands and East SHAs before returning to manage a portfolio of programmes and services in 2009, culminating in the role of Director of Programmes and Operations.
Max has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and has a PhD in systems analysis, reuse and mathematical modelling.