Russell is a GP and Partner at Integrated Care Partnership, Fitznells Manor Surgery. He joined the Governing Body in April 2015 and continues as a Governing Body member in 2016/17. From 1 August 2017, Russell assumed the new role of Clinical Chair at the CCG. 

Russell has a good working knowledge of the vision for the NHS and New Models of Care, and has ambitions to strengthen the partnership between the CCG and its three localities to bring the benefits of the GP Forward View to patients and Surrey Downs membership practices.

He is also GP lead for Equality and Diversity.

Colin took up his role with Surrey Downs in February 2018. His career in healthcare spans a wide range of provider and commissioner-led organisations, giving him a unique degree of insight and experience and an inclusive leadership style that is focused on the delivery of quality care to patients.

As Accountable Officer for Luton Clinical Commissioning Group, Colin spent almost two years helping the CCG overcome significant operational and financial challenges. Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer at Aylesbury Vale CCG, which he oversaw from pre-authorisation through to full assurance, playing a pivotal role in establishing the organisation across a range of areas including setting up clinical governance, risk management and contractual frameworks and establishing robust patient engagement processes.

In June 2017 Matthew came into post as our new Joint Accountable Officer across Surrey Downs, Guildford and Waverley and North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups. Matthew joined us from Bedfordshire CCG, where he was Accountable Officer.

Louise trained at Birmingham University Medical School, graduating in 1996 before working in general medicine and A & E at Birmingham teaching hospitals for six years.

She trained as a GP in Surrey and joined the Leith Hill Practice as a partner in 2004. Her interests include improving the interface between general practice and emergency care and developing first class care in the community.

She has three young children, and enjoys walking her dogs, riding, and running (slowly!).

Andrew is a GP at Ashley Centre Surgery in Epsom and is our clinical lead for information governance.

Andrew is also our Caldicott Guardian.

Clare was appointed as Executive Director of Quality across Guildford and Waverley, North West Surrey and Surrey Downs CCGs in November 2017. Before that she held the role of Chief Nurse at North West Surrey CCG. Previously Clare has worked at Surrey PCT, Surrey Health Authority and Surrey Community Health Services.

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Elaine was appointed as Executive Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs across Guildford and Waverley, North West Surrey and Surrey Downs CCGs in November 2017. Prior to that Elaine was Director of Corporate Affairs at Guildford and Waverley CCG and she has also worked in the NHS in south west London.

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Karen was appointed as CFO across Guildford and Waverley, North West Surrey and Surrey Downs CCGs in November 2017 and was previously Chief Finance Officer at Guildford and Waverley CCG. Before that Karen was Chief Finance Officer for NHS Merton CCG and she has also worked as Deputy Director of Finance for NHS Sutton and Merton.

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Julia Dutchman-Bailey is an experienced NHS director with 10 years of working at board level, of which seven years were as Executive Nurse Director.

In the past six years she has worked in system-wide leadership roles, initially at the Strategic Health Authority, then a Primary Care Trust and latterly in NHS England as Director of Nursing – South Region for Specialised Commissioning.

Julia has invested time in in executive coaching and team development and is regarded as a “trusted advisor.” Her roles have included board level accountability for corporate and clinical governance, assurance of adult and children safeguarding systems, developing strategy and, via organisational development programmes, improving workforce culture.

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Jonathan joined us in July 2015. He lives in Esher and is a lawyer. Since retiring as a partner with Linklaters, he has acted as the Chair of the Fundraising Committee for Princess Alice Hospice and as Vice-Chair of the Trustees.

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Jacqui is an NHS trained accountant with over 30 years of experience in the NHS and other areas of the public sector, most notably in the higher education and research council sectors. She has spent much of her career in management consultancy and continues to specialise in costing and financial planning and also has experience of procurement, capital projects and strategic planning. 

Most recently Jacqui has been Chair of the Audit Committee at the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and prior to that was Deputy Chair of the Board at a University. She also currently sits on the Department of Health’s Audit Committee.

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Peter Collis has enjoyed a 35-year career in the Civil Service, having spent the last 10 years as Chief Land Registrar and Chief Executive of H M Land Registry for England and Wales. Peter began his career in government in 1975, after graduating with a BSc from the University of Aston in Birmingham.

When he is not acting in his capacities on our Governing Body, he is also a Non-Executive Director of GLE Group.

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Debbie is a registered nurse and health visitor and has a broad range of experience as a senior clinical leader. She joined us in November 2015. Previously Debbie has held Director of Nursing roles in provider organisations and she also worked at the former Trust Development Authority (now part of NHS Improvement), where she was Clinical Quality Director for London.

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Mark Byrne is the founder of RLVCP - an investment and advisory business focusing on the UK leisure, health and technology sectors. Mark has held leadership or advisory roles with a number of high growth businesses including Repknight, StreetBees, Von Bismark & Lets Get Checked. Mark is currently lay chair of the Appointment Advisory committee for Cambridge University NHS Hospitals Trust and was previously a Royal College of Physicians JAG assessor for GI Endoscopy.

Previously Mark was head of UK R&D Tax Solutions Practice & Senior Corporate Finance Director with FTI Consulting in London. He was also Head of R&D Tax Services for Mazars, Ireland having first practiced in International Corporate tax with Deloitte and BDO in Dublin.  Mark has particular expertise in financing complex international R&D investment projects and is a past member of the HM Treasury R&D working group. Mark was recognised as a 2014 “Future Leader” by the Irish Government & The Irish International Business Network. 

Mark is married and lives in the Surrey Hills.

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