Archives: Speakers.

Chris Waine

Chris has worked in the construction industry for 20 years delivering a range of major capital projects and programmes in health. Until recently he is was the UK and Ireland Lead for Arcadis overseeing their entire New Hospitals Programme portfolio including six major schemes and the central Commercial Partner commission, before moving to an SME… Read more »

Carl-Magnus Von Behr

Carl-Magnus von Behr is a PhD researcher at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge. His research investigates barriers to effective knowledge sharing and channels to enable effective knowledge flows among NHS Hospital Estates and Facilities Management departments. Prior to starting his PhD, he obtained an M.Phil. in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management from… Read more »

John Thatcher

John is the Chief Executive Officer of Eastwood Park, a specialist training centre that focuses on Healthcare Engineering, Estates, Facilities Management & Support Services training within the UK and Internationally. He has led Eastwood Park for over 30 years both from within the NHS and, since a management buy-out in 2003, as a private limited… Read more »

Gary McKendrick

Gary McKendrick, is MD of Omega Asbestos Consulting and proud owner of over 12yrs sobriety and a more fulfilling life! From a corporate job and daily boozing to a rock bottom, apparent mid-life crisis then new life created through doing the uneasy and inconvenient, let Gary take you on a journey of entertainment and education,… Read more »

Geoff Neild

Geoff Neild (Programme Director) Experienced NHS Estates and Facilities Professional with extensive capital programme experience in both Acute and Mental Health including PICU. Vice Chair of the Health Estates and Facilities Managers Association.

Jerry Slann

Jerry is the Director of Authorising Engineers and a member of the Senior Management Team at The Institute of Occupational Medicine, and a founder member and current Chairperson of the SVH society. Though his ventilation knowledge and experience Jerry was invited to join the Surgical Plume Alliance (SPA) as an active committee member in 2021…. Read more »

Ian Clayton

Ian has over 18 years’ experience within the NHS and currently specialises in medical gas pipeline systems as Authorised Person in a major trauma centre hospital. Throughout his NHS career Ian has delivered numerous major medical gas projects to secure resilience within trust systems, ensuring adequacy of supplies invaluable during the COVID pandemic.

Richard Murray

Richard Murray – Richard is responsible for the establishment of the Energy and Sustainability Division at AA Projects in 2008. He is a dual qualified Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Building Surveyor. Richard has a very wide range of experience across both the built environment and building services: he is a CIBSE Low-Carbon Consultant, CIBSE Heat… Read more »

Neil McElduff

Neil McElduff – Neil is the ICS Estates Programme Lead working with health and local authority partners to develop place based estates initiatives that focus on delivering social value to populations. He is the ICS lead on the net carbon zero programme, representing Birmingham and Solihull on the Regional Green Board. He is leading on… Read more »