David was previously the Chair of NHS Surrey, Chair of NHS Sussex, a non-executive director at Frimley Health NHS FT and most recently Chair of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. He is a member of the International Board of Fairtrade having been Chair of The Fairtrade Foundation in the UK. David is director and co-founder of Andrum Consulting which specialises in supporting entrepreneurial businesses.
David is a strategy, change, branding and M&A specialist; an invaluable mentor for senior teams; and also a powerful non exec director in businesses large and small. With over 25 years’ business experience, working at Board-level for blue-chip organisations including Courage, Do It All, Boots the Chemist and Halfords, David understands what it takes to take successful businesses of any size to the next level.
Zoe is an experienced leader in health care, with 30 year career in health and social care in the Surrey and Sussex area. She co founded one of the largest health care social enterprises in the South East, growing the organisation from scratch to an award winning, CQC rated “Outstanding” health care provider.
She has practical experience of creating collaborations and partnerships at scale that put citizens in charge of their health care journey’s and achieve lasting impact on whole health and care systems.
Zoe is also a local Councillor and Leader of a council with experience in partnership working across local authorities in Sussex.
Jane is a Non-executive director at East Kent Hospitals University NHS FT. Jane has 25 years of diverse business experience from interning at NASA to sitting on and advising boards of global companies, charities and government bodies. She is an environmental scientist and biochemist by training with a particular interest in how science and technology can shape tomorrow’s world. She is also an alumni of Sydney’s prestigious social leadership programme and a business fellow of Oxford University.
Jane has an extensive background in helping ambitious people grow their business and brings connections, inspiration, know-how and first-hand experience of what is takes to be successful.
Roshani is an established healthcare management consultant with over 20 years’ experience working within the Life Sciences Industry, and across the NHS and charitable sectors. She has extensive experience in supporting blue chip companies, as well as healthcare start-ups, to bring innovative medicines and technologies into the UK and European markets. Her ambition is to drive social innovation and transformation in communities through innovative and collaborative approaches that lead to large scale, systemic and sustainable change.
She is a Trustee for Tackle Prostate Cancer, helping improve cancer care services for men living with prostate cancer. She also acts as a community engagement speaker for the Royal National Institute for Deaf People with the aim of increasing understanding of hearing loss, tinnitus and deafness.
Roshani runs her own healthcare consultancy and lives in Surrey.
Chief Executive Officer
Des Holden has been with the organisation throughout its first licence as Medical Director.
He was a consultant and the medical director at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and then joined Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH) as Medical Director and member of the Board in 2011, a post he held until 2019 when the CQC awarded the trust an outstanding rating overall and in four of the six inspection domains.
Des is now Chief of Innovation at SASH and in addition to these two roles is a non- executive director of the Southeast Health Technology Alliance (SEHTA). He is an international advisor to Public Intelligence, the Danish organisation running citizen engagement and living lab co-design for new technologies. He is a visiting professor at the University of Surrey, in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Science. Within the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Applied Research Collaborative bid to NIHR he has the role of implementation lead.
Service Delivery Director
Peter is responsible for delivery oversight of the portfolio of programmes for the AHSN, including the quality improvement and patient safety collaborative portfolios, as well as the programme activity to spread and adopt innovation into practice. Peter is the senior engagement lead with Surrey Heartlands Partnership and Strategy Lead for the Academy. Working closely with the Medical Director and leading the improvement team, delivery is built upon vibrant clinical networks who are keen to improve outcomes for patients and implementing innovation. Peter is committed to the principles of change and improvement though partnership and collaborative working.
Finance and Corporate Services Director (job-share)
Fiona shares this role and leads the Corporate Services Professional Group with Nigel Lee.
She is responsible for corporate governance, human resources and workforce, facilities management, IT, business continuity and procurement and contracting.
Finance and Corporate Services Director (job-share)
Nigel is an experienced Chartered Accountant and has worked with KSS AHSN since early 2015.
He job shares with Fiona Craig and is responsible for Finance, Property and Company Secretarial matters.
He has advised many types of organisations ranging from multi-national quoted companies to smaller owner managed businesses throughout his professional life which included over 10 years of working at PricewaterhouseCoopers.