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Sola Afuape

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Sola Afuape was appointed in August 2016. She is a member of QSAC and is Chair of Workforce and Organisational Development committee.

Sola has over 20 years’ experience in health and social care advising, designing and implementing national and regional programmes most notably in health inequality improvements and was Chair of a national charity tackling social exclusion and health inequalities with a particular focus on Mental Health, for which she was awarded an MBE.

Sola has held a number of advisory roles across a collaboration of CCGs and worked across government within the Department of Health, Public Health England, Standing Commissioning on Carers and the Arts and more recently HMCT’s London West Advisory Committee.

She currently runs her own consultancy specialising in Strategy, Workforce & OD and Equalities and conducting independent reviews which she combines with a deep passion for patient, staff and citizen voice, co-production and systems leadership.

Sola said: “I am thrilled to have been re-appointed to this position at such an important time for the Trust, with its concerted efforts supporting and enabling our staff to undertake what are both challenging and rewarding roles. It is a privilege to work alongside my fellow Board colleagues and I am looking forward to the next three years of service, contributing to what will be an exciting time transitioning to our new hospital.”

Ann Beasley, Trust Chairman, said: “I am delighted that Sola has decided to continue in her role as Non-Executive Director. Sola has made a significant contribution to our Trust over the past five years, including in her role as co-chair of the Equality and Diversity committee.”

 

Jennifer Allan

Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Allan

Jennifer joined the Trust in March 2020 to lead the successful operational delivery and performance of all the Trust’s services.

Jennifer joined the Trust following her role as Director of Operations at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust where she led operationally on the Trust’s adult surgical services. Previously Jennifer led the delivery of district nursing, rapid response and rehabilitation services, and worked on empowering staff to work in a more mobile way when at Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

Vik Sagar

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Vik Sagar is a Chartered Accountant who started his career in the Corporate Finance department of Ernst & Young.

He is now a Finance Director who specialises in reviewing businesses to improve outcomes for all stakeholders. He has a particular focus on health care and the services sector.

Having always been a resident of south west London he is passionate about contributing to the local community. He joined the Trust in November 2017.

Vik is a member of the Finance & Performance Committee as well as the Audit Committee.

 

 

Sharon Spain

Sharon Spain

Sharon Spain is an Executive Director of Nursing and Quality.

Sharon has worked in the NHS for 22 years, first training at St George’s Hospital in Tooting as a Registered General Nurse in 1996. During this time, she worked as a healthcare assistant at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust. Sharon was originally employed by the Trust to use her general nursing skills to develop the Trust’s physical health strategy and raise its profile in our mental health setting. During this time, she became so passionate about working with people with mental health conditions, she retrained as a mental health nurse at the Trust in 1999, and has developed her career at the Trust ever since.

Throughout her nursing career, Sharon has worked with a wide range of services and specialities and has completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Leadership. Sharon continues to work on improving standards of care for the people who use our services and developing the nursing workforce to ensure they have the skills and abilities to provide the best care possible.

 

 

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