Nick has over 30 years Procurement experience in both private and public sectors.
Nick has cradle to grave understanding and is visionary with regards future procurement processes.
Now Industry Procurement Adviser for TRUSTECH & Health Innovation Manchester, Nick is passionate about helping SMEs break into the NHS and supporting health and wealth in local economies.
Now a Fellow of the Institute of Procurement & Supply, he is keen to explore how procurement is going to shape in its outlook and embrace new changes, which he says, he wants to be very much a part of.
Industry Procurement Advisor
With a wealth of operational and general business management experience, Mark is responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality services while building capacity for future growth.
Mark is renowned for driving cultural change, and ensures that we benefit from continuous and sustainable improvement.
Mark's expertise lies in procurement and supply chain, SME business management, project and programme management, resource planning, system strategy and budget control.
Chief Operating Officer
Carolyn spent several years working as a paralegal and legal researcher at a top-tier law firm before moving to TRUSTECH as an Executive Assistant.
Carolyn now supports the Health Social Enterprise (HSE) team which helps individuals and organisations to transition or “spin-out” of their host body into a social enterprise organisation.
Carolyn provides support during each stage of the transition - from the initial audit all the way through to post-transition support.
Nicola Dickins has been working with Social Entrepreneurs for over 20 years, helping them to develop social enterprise activity and diverse income generation routes through trading, commissioning, funding and social investment.
Her vision is to see a world where organisations choose to invest their profits into social purpose and thus sustainable and resilient communities can emerge.
Nicola leads the TRUSTECH Health Social Enterprise programme, establishing meaningful partnerships with entrepreneurs and companies to maximise positive outcomes for society.
Programme Manager - HSE
Louisa is the first point of contact for general enquiries. She is responsible for providing administrative, financial and project support.
Louisa’s expertise includes office administration, health and safety, finance, HR, back office and other protocols.
Charlotte works in the Health Social Enterprise (HSE) team to provide support to new and existing social enterprise organisations that aim to improve health and social care outcomes.
In particular she manages the start-up workstream, that helps individuals and organisations that want to establish Health Social Enterprises or are at a stage where they need to grow.
Charlotte's expertise includes: Expertise: Business/innovation management, social enterprise, business planning, market research, data analysis.
Maryam assists the Administration Manager in ensuring the organisation runs efficiently while providing support and assistance for ongoing Health Social Enterprise projects.
Maryam's expertise includes report and literature reviews, experimental design, magazine editing, research, report writing, magazine production, project support and office administration.
As a former entrepreneur, and with a track record in project management, finance, accounting, IT and business planning, Sig is responsible for delivering a variety of healthcare innovation projects, including the Innovation Nexus service on behalf of Health Innovation Manchester.
Sig's expertise includes business development, support and management, IT systems implementation, funding applications, patents, data analysis, reports, innovation outcomes / impact and product development.
Senior Project Manager
Kevin has previously worked at the NHS Technology Adoption Centre (NTAC), and was involved in Department of Health (DHSC) programmes and publications.
He manages a number of projects, supports and engages with healthcare vendors and companies with novel services and products for the NHS.
Kevin's expertise includes programme/project management, technology adoption, market research, data management/analysis, business development and funding services.
Senior Project Manager
Richard has held numerous finance director positions in the life sciences and healthcare sector, with both large multinationals and SMEs, including start-ups.
His wide experience, encompassing finance, sales and business development, and general business management, delivers sound and insightful financial management.
Richard's expertise includes financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, acquisitions, disposals,
in- and out-licensing and, business and intellectual property valuation.
As a venture capitalist for 25 years, involved in the start-up, growth and exit of a significant number of technology businesses across the UK, in a wide range of sectors including healthcare, materials, software, electronics and manufacturing.
Since 2017 he has been working for TRUSTECH as a board advisor and consultant, supporting the company's role as a leading advisor to healthcare organisations on transformation through innovation.
Doug's expertise lies in venture capital, life sciences, finance and business development.
An international research scientist, Mike has worked for Department of Health funded networks and implemented/ managed clinical studies in primary and secondary care. He is responsible for market intelligence and sector research, evaluating products and services for Commissioner Innovation Programmes, calculating Social Value and Social Return On Investment (SROI).
Mike's expertise includes critical analysis, experimental design, data analysis, report writing, product evaluations, intelligence reports, pharmaceutical research and clinical trials.
Amber provides administrative, planning, delivery and project support for a number of programmes, events and conferences including STEP INto Healthcare, and funding search services.
Amber's expertise includes events planning, customer service, research analysis, project support, general admin support, business support, clinical research.