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Deborah Evans

Deborah Evans

Managing Director, West of England Academic Health Science Network

Deborah will be retiring at the end of March 2018. As managing director, Deborah works with the organisations within - and partners outside - of …

Stephen Falk

Clinical Director, West of England Clinical Research Network

Stephen qualified from Liverpool University in 1983 and trained in Oncology in Cardiff and Cambridge, becoming a Consultant in Bristol in 1994. He …

Mary Hutton

Mary has been Director of Finance and Deputy CEO at NHS Gloucestershire since June 2011. With 16 years’ experience in senior finance roles, Mary was …

Shaun Clee

Shaun has over 37 years experience in the NHS having trained as a Registered Mental Health Nurse and moved into management in 1990. He brings a …

Steven West

Steve West

Chairman of West of England Academic Health Science Network
Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of England

Professor Steve West has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, Bristol since 2008 after having entered academia in 1984. He …

Natasha Swinscoe

Interim Managing Director - West of England Academic Health Science Network

A graduate of the NHS management training scheme, Natasha has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS as a senior manager and leader. Natasha has …

Mark Pietroni

Chair of the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCwest)
Director of Public Health for South Gloucestershire

Mark worked in Bangladesh for 15 years, latterly as Medical Director of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, an …

Adele Webb

Representative for patient and public views

As a carer for her own mother, Adele welcomed the tremendous support she received from the NHS and from the caring agency network. A Member of

Sandra Tweddell

Representative for patient and public views

Sandra’s career in education started as a teacher before moving onto leadership posts and finally lead inspector to Ofsted and trainer of inspectors. …



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