Chris Chapman is the LPF operations director at eMBED Health Consortium. Chris is responsible for driving operations to meet business plan targets and achieve KPI / SLA requirements.Chris is a qualified public sector accountant by profession and has held a number of senior roles within both the public and private sectors. Chris was finance lead for a major £260m outsourcing arrangement within local government leading to the successful appointment of a private sector partner.  Chris then acted as client ensuring the achievement of contractual commitments and delivery requirements.

Having moved into the private sector, Chris has successfully held a number of roles including Partnership Director and Operations Director. Chris excels at service transformation and planning service delivery to achieve aggressive and stretching outcomes.

Paul Wilson, Head of Portfolio Development.  Paul Wilson became our Head of Portfolio Development in December 2017 and is a successful technology and information leader with a background in the delivery of change and transformation in complex multi service environments and helping develop those services to grow. Paul has significant experience within the public sector where over the last 29 years he has held a range of senior positions within IT, mainly in local government. Latterly Paul has focused on the health sector and over the last year he has helped develop the IT Strategies and Roadmaps for our CCGs. In the past his responsibilities have ranged from delivering IT Services to developing digital city and other strategies for key clients.

Allison Williams, Head of Operations
. Alison Williams joined us in November 2017 as our Head of Operations and has had significant experience in roles within Central Government and the private sector over the last 20 years. Alison has held key Account Director, service delivery and support service positions. Her responsibilities have ranged from delivery of back and front office operational services such as HR & Payroll Administration; Business and Administrative Support; Customer Services and Contact Centres; ICT; Pensions Administration; and Exchequer Services. Following TUPE transfer to Kier, Alison worked briefly with the eMBED mobilisation team before taking up a new position as Head of SHEA for Kier Workplace Services which has provided her with a great insight into the wider Kier.


John Fitzsimmons, Head of BI, eMBED. John has worked within the NHS for 15 years in a variety of BI related roles including as a PCT Director of Performance & Information. John brings experience of successful delivery of business intelligence services, products and tools alongside related BI transformation programmes and is committed to the use of BI to improve health inequalities and outcomes.


Mark Costello, BDO Director Heatlth Advisory, eMBED.

Mark is as Director within the Healthcare Advisory team at BDO, working across a range of health sector clients. Mark graduated from the NHS graduate scheme as an accountant in 2005. This involved spells working in PCTs, Acute Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, SHAs and in audit. Following his graduation, Mark worked as a Senior Business Accountant, Head of Finance and Deputy Director of Finance for several acute Trusts in the north of England before joining the BDO Healthcare Advisory Team in 2009.


George Murgatroyd is business intelligence products and services lead at eMBED. He leads intelligence, insight and the development of new solutions at Dr Foster. He oversees the business intelligence for commissioners portfolio at Dr Foster, and is responsible for ensuring that new NHS services are designed in partnership with users, and are market-leading. He has many years’ experience within NHS primary care, including work on clinical informatics, CCG outcomes indicators, Choose & Book implementation, QOF guidance, and polyclinic policy. He was employed as the General Medical Council’s first research analyst, supporting several pivotal national projects. George’s background in insight has seen him lead major research initiatives in the healthcare, educational and charitable sectors, in over 30 countries worldwide. His PhD, from Lancaster University, included scholarships to Yale, Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania.


Gill Mackin

Gill Mackin is HR business partner at eMBED, responsible for the transfer of staff employment to the consortium. With 17 years working in HR  across a range of sectors including local government, education, social care and customer services and CIPD qualified, Gill has significant experience in managing TUPE transfers, employee engagement and staff integration.


Neil Wilson

Neil Wilson is commercial director at eMBED Health Consortium. He is a dual qualified Scots and English solicitor, specialising in projects, construction and PFI/PPP areas. He has been a partner in both English and Scottish law firms and was also the legal director of an architects’ professional indemnity insurer. He joined Kier Business Services in 2013.


cheryl-bid-photo Cheryl Hobson is eMBED’s Head of Corporate and Business Services. Cheryl has extensive experience at senior leadership level in the Public sector, within CCG settings and local government. A career spanning 30 + years. She has worked as a member of a CCG Governing Body as well as with elected members, MPs and the public. A qualified accountant, Cheryl has led the provision of corporate and support services and operated as a commissioner of services both within the NHS and Local Government. In her career she has held operational responsibility for support services including Finance, Procurement support, Commissioning and Contracting, Governance including the FOI service, Communications and Engagement, Equality and Diversity, HR and Staff Development.

Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson – Poe is eMBED’s Relationship Director. Gary has a banking and financial service background having worked in the industry for over 25 years as a senior leadership member at Yorkshire Bank, where he ran a department responsible for Customer Services, Fraud, Business Help Desk and the relationship with its IT provider. Gary joined the West Yorkshire Commissioning Support Unit in 2012 as a Relationship Manager helping to establish the client relationship function and successfully meeting the regulatory gateways for approval.  Having transitioned to eMBED Health Consortium in 2016, he has continued within the Relationship Team to aid the transition of clients and develop the organisations service offer.


Moira Livingston

Professor Moira Livingston is an independent medical advisor to eMBED. She will provide strategic workforce advice to support the thinking around new models of care and a senior clinical perspective. She draws on more than 30 years working as an older-age psychiatrist, an SHA workforce director, postgraduate dean and as an SHA medical director. In her most recent role as clinical director at NHS Improving Quality, she led on improving capability across the system. Nationally Moira has chaired a number of committees developing policy and also chaired several CCG authorisation panels.