Future Care Capital Trustees

Future Care Capital’s Board of Trustees is Chaired by Andrew Whelan. The Board of Trustees has a current total of four members (recruitment is underway to appoint new Trustees), tasked with ensuing that Future Care Capital achieves its charitable objects set out in their articles of association.

Andrew Whelan

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Andrew is the founding Chairman of Future Care Capital having previously been a Trustee of the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education. For over a decade, Andrew advised health and social care organisations on corporate strategy and business development as part of his role as a senior investment banker at Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan. He used his experience to establish Westcott Care to help elderly clients and their families find the right care, at the right time and in the right setting to meet their individual needs. This theme of unified care has flowed into his work at Future Care Capital. Andrew’s other interests include singing and performing, running and until recently playing rugby.

Julian Chislett

Trustee

Julian has over 25 years of commercial experience in the media world, building, leading, and directing sales/marketing, strategy, and technology teams. His expertise is in delivering optimal operational efficiency, workforce productivity, and client relationship management. He has worked with many companies across the globe, developing and implementing innovative digital initiatives, and has over 15 years’ experience in change management. Julian is currently Chief Executive Officer of Civil Society Media Ltd which is the UK’s only independent media company dedicated solely to supporting the charity sector.

Mike Dixon

Trustee

Mike trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse where he worked for 12 years with a range of major international businesses. He then joined HSBC Insurance Brokers, a large international insurance broking group, where he was Finance Director for seven years and Chief Executive for a further seven. Mike was a Trustee of Addaction, one of the UK’s leading and largest specialist drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Surrey Community Health, the provider arm of NHS Surrey between April 2009 and March 2011. Mike is currently the Finance and Operations Director for the Charities Aid Foundation and is also a Trustee of Age UK.

Irene Gray

Trustee

Irene trained as a nurse in Manchester from 1972 to 1975, specialising in care of the elderly. She was appointed to her first Executive Director position at the Christie Hospital in 1986. Over the past 31 years Irene has held 9 executive roles including Director of Nursing at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Guy’s and St Thomas’, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare, University Hospitals Bristol and a National Care Home Company. Irene was also Regional Director of Nursing for the West Midlands and Chief Executive Officer of the Nurse Directors Association UK. Irene was awarded an MSc from Nottingham University in 1997 and subsequently an Honorary Professor in Nursing at 4 universities.

Future Care Capital Executive Management and Officer Team

The Executive Management Team are responsible for day-to-day running of Future Care Capital, while the Officer Team support the charity’s policy, advocacy and administrative functions.

Greg Allen

Chief Executive

Greg became CEO of FCC in April 2018. He spent three years as Chief Executive at the Centre for Workforce Intelligence, following a decade in Board level roles across the health and care sector, including in the NHS. Greg was also a Director for Nuffield Health, one of the UK’s largest charities. In addition to his commercial and charity experience, Greg was a senior civil servant at the Department of Health. He has developed significant expertise in organisational development and transformation, workforce, HR and operations. His early career in private banking and investment management at Coutts & Co. provides an excellent foundation for his current work supporting the establishment of FCC’s venture capital Innovation Fund. Greg initially trained as a teacher and was a Commissioned Officer in the British Army Adjutant General’s Corps. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of the RSA.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“I enjoy building and developing high performing teams that make a tangible difference.  I am passionate about how we can improve health and care provision across the UK.  I believe our independent FCC voice can help raise the debate that will lead to innovative solutions for people receiving care.”

Bradley Hardiman

Managing Partner, Investment Fund

Bradley heads up FCC’s Investment Fund, FCC Ventures. The plan is to raise a £30m – £40m fund to invest in early stage technology-based health and care entities with high societal benefit. Prior to this role, Bradley was an Investment Manager and later the Investment Director at Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds (CESF). CESF invested in early-stage companies that were founded through technologies emanating from the University of Cambridge and was the best performing venture fund globally in 2016.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“One of the main reasons I joined FCC was for the opportunity to set up a new fund from scratch. Not so much for the personal ambition, but more to set the investment philosophy, attitudes and working practices of a new fund. These will be grounded in being founder friendly and aligning the fund with the companies we invest in. That way we can make better investments and help create excellent companies that transform the way we deal with healthcare.”

Annemarie Naylor MBE

Director of Policy and Strategy

Annemarie has a background in public policy working with local, regional and central government. She established the Asset Transfer Unit, overseeing national programs to transfer publicly owned land and buildings to communities. Annemarie was awarded an MBE for services to community asset ownership in 2015. Whilst working in the third sector, she developed a national network for community libraries and undertook primary research for government regarding library service transformation. On secondment to the Cabinet Office, Annemarie joined the ICT Futures Team, supporting IT procurement by Government departments. More recently, she ran her own consultancy business and pursued a range of innovative projects, including the Common Libraries initiative – which received an international OuiShare Award. She is the author of numerous publications in the health and care space with an emphasis upon data-driven innovation and the deployment of new technologies.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

I have oversight of FCC’s ‘engine room’ – with day-to-day responsibility for research, policy development and advocacy activities as well as leading on innovative collaborations with external partners, pilot project development and delivery.”

Dave Dawes

Commercial Director

Dave Dawes joins FCC from Community Health Innovation CIC where he was the Director of Possibilities. Dave is a nurse, a serial social entrepreneur and has more than 25 years’ experience in nursing and health. He is also a Board Member of Social Enterprise UK and the Royal College of Nursing as well as a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Dave has previously worked for Nurse First CIC and Entreprenurses CIC and was a former NHS Chief Executive.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“I have always been passionate about trying to create real system-wide change in health and working at FCC gives me the opportunity to really make a difference. I get to work with amazing individuals and help bring partner organisations together to make a tangible difference to the way care is delivered.”

Sue Wixley

Director of Marketing and Communications

Sue Wixley brings almost 30 years’ experience of leading marketing, communications and campaigns in think tanks, NGOs, and charities. She joins FCC from Hospice UK, where she led its communications and campaigns function. Previously, Sue led communications and marketing at New Philanthropy Capital and ran the media and campaigns for several organisations including the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Oxfam South Africa. Sue has also been a trustee of three charities.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“There’s huge scope for re-imagining our health and social care system and it’s exciting to be part of an organisation that is shaping this thinking and looking to stimulate a national conversation about this vital topic.”

Joel Charles

Director of Government Relations and Impact

Joel has over a decade of experience working in Parliament and the third sector. At Shaw Trust, a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the United Kingdom, he delivered the launch of Power 100, a list of Britain’s most influential persons with a disability or impairment. Joel also served as a Cabinet Member on a local authority for two years where he delivered a package of measures to support key community services and a new community wellbeing strategy. In his current role,  Joel is responsible for influencing health and care policy change at a national level and delivering projects that make a real difference to the lives of Future Care Capital’s beneficiaries.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“Future Care Capital has a pivotal role to play in shaping the public policy response to the challenges and opportunities presented by our ageing society. Being at the forefront of developing new ideas and research that will positively impact the lives of, in particular, vulnerable and elderly people is an important mission in our society and something I believe passionately about. As a founding member of the charity’s executive team, I look forward to building on the foundations established when we launched and delivering our future charitable and wider strategic ambitions.”

Dave Milne

Director of Finance and Corporate Services

Dave is responsible for the stewardship and application of the charity’s funds and investment holdings, including budgeting, accounting, reporting and operational finance activities, alongside input to the strategic direction of the organisation and commercial opportunities. He also oversees the Corporate Services function, delivering back office services across the organisation. Dave is a Chartered Management Accountant previously working as a Management Consultant within finance and multi-functional teams to deliver engagements across private, public and third sectors.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“I enjoy the variety of my role and the opportunity to work closely with multiple functions across the organisation – I’m not limited to Finance, I can get involved in supporting the shaping of our policy ideas and contribute to delivering real change in health and care.”

Taryn Kershaw

Head of Corporate Services

Taryn is responsible for the Corporate Services function, delivering back office services across the organisation and keeping the team running smoothly. Her responsibilities cover many aspects of the charity, including human resources, finance support, governance and office management. Prior to FCC, Taryn has almost two decades of experience working across a number of sectors, including publishing, public relations, film production and architecture.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“When I first started working for different charities, I developed a passion for social care. I feel there is a great need to improve the system within the UK and being able to support and collaborate with the FCC team gives a great sense of satisfaction.”

CJ Marshall

Public Relations Manager

With several years’ experience working within PR, public affairs and communications, CJ has worked predominately in the public and third sectors. As an academic lawyer by background, CJ was a leader in the British Army and in the Metropolitan Police whilst still at university. CJ has always had a keen interest in politics and public policy, both locally and nationally, and has been heavily involved in both. Prior to joining FCC, CJ advised a political party, a London Mayoral Candidate, a Police and Crime Commissioner, and a Crossbencher in the House of Lords.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“The health of a population is of paramount importance and it can have a profound effect on many different aspects of life, society, and the economy. It is an area of public policy I am hugely passionate about. My task is to communicate what we’re doing right, what we’re not doing so well and how we might go about changing things for the better.”

Stephen Chia

Project Manager

Stephen Chia has worked in the public, private and the third sectors and has over 14 years’ experience managing projects and programmes in Africa and the UK for various governments. Stephen holds a Masters degree in projects and program management, with a focus on auditing projects and programme performance. His professional experience in this area has played a significant role in the technical assistance provided to government and Civil Society organisations from small to large scale multi-lateral performance programmes.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

 “My role at FCC is to develop and evolve the organisation’s projects and program management, to support the delivery of some of its policy initiatives and commercial opportunities.”

Dr. Josefine Magnusson

Senior Research Officer

Josefine has long-standing experience of public health research within higher education and holds a PhD in health service research. Prior to joining FCC, she was project manager for the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study for England, part of a multi-national World Health Organization coordinated study into young people’s health and wellbeing. She also has an interest in issues related to health care delivery, undertaking numerous research projects in this area, working with stakeholders from local and national government bodies.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“Working for FCC gives me the opportunity to apply my research skills to work that is policy driven and focused on making a real difference to health and social care, and the variety of the role keeps the job interesting.”

Amber Noel

Administration Support Officer

Amber is the Administration Support Officer at FCC. Her responsibilities include assisting the team with administerial duties and supporting the smooth running of the office. Amber has more than five years’ administrative experience and three years’ health and social care experience. Prior to joining FCC, she worked in both the public and private sector.

Why I work for Future Care Capital:

“I have always been passionate about health and social care. My role at FCC enables me to support other passionate colleagues within this sector. Whilst working at FCC, I have been afforded the opportunity to develop my skillset allowing me to contribute in other areas of the organisation.”

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