The senior management team at UCLH Private Healthcare have a wealth of experience in managing patient care and services both within the NHS and private hospitals.
Kerensa has worked in NHS private patient units across London for more than ten years, and has experience of both the commercial infrastructure of private healthcare and of running private services.
In 2008 she became the director of private healthcare at The Royal Marsden, moving to the same role at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in 2013. Kerensa joined UCLH as the private healthcare programme director in 2018.
Simon joined the team in 2020. He studied at Boston University and gained an MBA in Health Sector Management. He stayed in Boston, working at Brigham & Women’s Hospital as a senior project manager for the anaesthetics department, before returning to the UK. He then took on the role of head of business administration at Imperial Private Healthcare where he delivered improvements across billing, reception and cashiers.
Most recently, Simon has worked in the outpatients team at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where he worked on improving the operational performance of the centralised booking at the switchboard contact centre.
This role is currently vacant.
Sofia Goldspink supports the general manager in managing the private facilities and pathways for private patients across UCLH.
After completing her degree in management, Sofia moved into management consultancy which she left in 2020. She then joined UCLH, initially developing the COVID 19 testing and vaccination programmes, and then as a surgery service manager in the GI services division.
Diana Nakamya joined the Bloomsbury Ward team in 2021. Prior to this she was the deputy ward sister on The Bernard Sunley Ward at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Diana aims to be a role model who has a personal impact and influence on her team.
Her goal is to ensure both patients and staff always have a positive experience under her leadership.
Eleni Giovanni joined us as the senior lead midwife in August 2021. She has worked at UCLH since 2018 as the midwifery sister in the private Fitzrovia Suite. Prior to this, she was a midwife in the private Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital.
Eleni’s priorities are to deliver high customer service standards across the maternity team and to support a positive culture as we develop and expand the private patients’ maternity service at UCLH.
Rebecca has a background in project and change management with a focus on delivering service transformation.
Rebecca’s previous role in healthcare was head of transformation for private care at the Royal Marsden. Prior to that, she worked at the Royal Marsden as the service manager for private care. She has also worked as the programme and project lead on various change programmes in London NHS trusts including the Royal Marsden, Bart’s, Ealing and Northwick Park.
Stephan is a chartered accountant with over five years’ experience in NHS finance. Before joining the NHS, Stephan worked briefly in the investment banking industry then joined the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme.
He joined UCLH is 2017 and worked in the project finance team, providing financial and analytical support to several of UCLH's key strategic initiatives. His most high profile project, and his primary focus, was the implementation of UCLH’s new Electronic Health Record System, Epic. Following the launch of Epic in April 2019, Stephan moved into a financial management role which includes UCLH’s private patient strategy. His role supports the development and improvement of the infrastructure around UCLH’s private healthcare service.