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Who are we?

Professor Alison Richardson


Deputy Director
Professor Catherine Bowen

Deputy Director

Our theme leads

Dr Stephen Lim

Ageing and Dementia Theme Lead

Professor Julie Parkes

Healthy Communities Theme Lead

Professor Mari-Carmen Portillo

Long Term Conditions Theme Lead

Professor Michael Boniface

Workforce & Health Systems Theme Lead

Our central teams

Philippa Darnton

Interim Implementation Lead

Jamie Stevenson

Communications and Partnership Manager


Lead for Patient and Public Involvement

Richard Trowbridge

Chief Operating Officer

Dr Michelle Myall

Senior research and implementation fellow

Dr David Culliford

Principal Medical Statistician

Rachael Hartup

Senior Programme Manager

Professor Catherine Bowen

Academic Career Development Lead

Dr Corine Driessens

Senior Research Fellow (Statistics)

Nick Sandison

Programme Manager

Dr Kinda Ibrahim

Academic Career Development Associate Lead

Our partnership board members

Christine McGrath

Managing Director Wessex Health Partners

Director of Research & Development, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Karen Underwood

Operational and Finance Lead University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Sally Dace

PPI representative

Dr Peter Wilson

Chief Medical Officer, University Hospital Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Professor Anand D Pandyan

Bournemouth University

Chief Medical Officer NHS Dorset

Dr Paul Johnson

Dorset ICS

AHSN Wessex Chief Executive

Nicola Bent

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Innovation Adoption - Health Innovation Wessex

Phillipa Darnton

Implementation Lead

Alex Whitfield

Chief Executive, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Richard Thelwell

University of Portsmouth

Chief Medical Officer Hampshire & Isle of Wight ICS - TBC

Dr Vicki Osman-Hicks

Hampshire and Isle of Wight ICS

Director of NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility Clinical Director of Wessex Clinical Research Network

Professor Saul Faust MBE

Director of NIHR Southampton CRF Clinical Director of Wessex CRN

Alastair Hutchison

Medical Director, Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Andrew Strevens

Chief Executive, Solent NHS Trust

Professor Anne-Sophie Darlington

University of Southampton

Clinical Professor of Cancer Nursing & End of Life Care

Professor Alison Richardson

ARC Director

ARC Operations Director

Richard Trowbridge

ARC Operations Director

Richard Mandunya

PPI Representative

University of Winchester TBC

University of Winchester

Dr Mohammed Jawad

Hampshire County Council

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