Interim Chief Executive (voting member)
Sally joined NHSBT in September 2008 as Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation (ODT). Her work to transform organ donation and transplantation to record levels in the UK was recognised in the Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours with an OBE for services to organ donors and recipients. Prior to joining NHSBT Sally was Chief Executive of Enfield Primary Care Trust for 6 years and then Programme Director responsible for achieving clinical reconfiguration across four South East London Acute Hospital Trusts. Sally became Interim Chief Executive on 30 July 2018. Our Chair, Millie Banerjee, is working to recruit a permanent Chief Executive, and aims to have someone identified by the end of 2018.
Chair (voting member)
Millie Banerjee has had a long and varied career in both the private and public sectors. She has extensive experience in corporate governance, having held a number of non-executive appointments including non-executive director of the Cabinet Office. Currently she is a non-executive director of East London NHS Foundation Trust and the interim chair of the College of Policing. She is the external examiner of the Telecoms with Business MSC course at University College London.
Jeremy was most recently a Partner and Vice President in IBM’s consulting and systems integration business (GBS), and previously a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers. He took up post in 2013.
Professor Paresh Vyas
Professor Vyas is a Professor of Haematology at Oxford University, he runs a research laboratory at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. (Chair of the Research and Development Committee).
Keith is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is a former President of the British Transplantation Society.
Charles St John
Charles was a Partner at private equity investment firms Cognetas and Electra. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Capstone Fostercare, Marken Logistics and Whiteline Windows.
Lord (Jonny) Oates was Deputy Director of Communications in 10 Downing Street and then Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, (2010-2015).
Helen is the Transformation Director, Customer Experience at Cisco. She is on the UK Gambling Commission Digital Advisory Panel and participates in the Mentoring for Growth programme.
Piers White has held a number of executive roles in financial services including Barclays UK and Flemings. He was awarded an MBE for public service in 2009.
Interim Director of Communications (non-voting member)
Ceri is a strategic digital leader with experience in the commercial and public sector. Ceri worked previously for Tesco, where her work included the management of Tesco.com and Tesco Direct.
Director of Finance (voting member)
Qualified Chartered Accountant, Rob joined in April 2008 with 20+ years' senior financial management experience. Formerly he was Global Vice-President Finance & Planning, Foods at Quest International.
Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation (voting member)
A Registered Nurse with over 25 years' NHS experience Anthony is a transformational leader who has held a number of leadership roles including in Blood Donation, Tissue and Eye Service and ODT.
Director of Quality (non-voting member)
Ian joined in 2009 and became a Director in 2015. He has over 25 years experience in senior national and international Quality and Regulatory Compliance roles in both public and private organisations.
Dr Gail Miflin
Medical and Research Director (voting member)
Gail joined in 2010 and became a Director in 2016. Previously she was a Consultant Haematologist at hospitals and NHS Trusts, specialising in treating patients with red cell disorders.
Dr Huw Williams
Director of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services (voting member)
Huw joined in August 2012. He has a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Birmingham Medical School. His expertise is in biopharmacy, medical devices and renal and cancer services to the NHS.
Director of Blood Donation (non-voting member)
Mike joined in June 2015. He has experience in operations, transformation, and customer and patient care with major healthcare organisations and retailers inc. Lloyds Pharmacy, Alliance Boots and M&S.
Director of Manufacturing and Logistics
Greg has had senior roles within ICI and Akzo Nobel. He was latterly Chief Operating Officer of McBride Plc, Europe’s leading supplier of private label household and personal care products.
Director of Workforce
Katherine joined NHSBT in 2007 as the Deputy Director of Workforce having previously worked at several acute Trusts along the South Coast. Katherine became a Director in 2017.
Interim Technology Director
Brian has significant programme director experience with key technology delivery roles in Metro Bank, IRESS, NSPCC, John Lewis and Direct Line Group.