Speaker Group: Conf 2023.

Sally McConnell

An experienced senior manager within the healthcare and university catering industry with a background of managing 5* hotel properties in Europe. I am a graduate of International Hotel and Tourism Management with a 2:1 (Hons) from Sheffield Hallam University. Currently working at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust as Performance, Quality Assurance and Governance Manager for Estates… Read more »

Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas is currently the Digital Director for the New Hospitals Programme. She has 15 years’ experience in the private sector specialising in healthcare technology. She has been accountable for client CxO partnerships with Trusts, resulting in first of type deployments across the UK. Sarah created and led an international executive alignment between The Royal… Read more »

Philip Budd

Phil is a professionally qualified Head of Estates Manager with over 37 years’ experience in Building Engineering Services, having completed a mechanical apprenticeship within the NHS and gaining experience in a diverse range of organisations, including the NHS, a professional regulatory organisation, and an academic institution. Phil now leads an estates team of 29 staff… Read more »

Carrie-Ann Cruickshank

Carrie Cruickshank started her career in banking and overseas finance in London. 24 years ago she decided to change her career pathway and joined the NHS where Carrie enjoyed her time, initially working in Haematology, before moving in to Corporate Governance.  An opportunity eventually arose within Estates and Facilities, managing compliance, assurance and EPRR which… Read more »

Matthew Tulley

Matthew is a health care redevelopment specialist with twenty years experience delivering healthcare facilities. He is a major projects specialist currently leading the multi-phase Imperial College Healthcare redevelopment programme which includes the new St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington and the development of the Paddington life sciences campus. Previously he was responsible for delivering the new… Read more »

Steve Lawley

Steve has worked at a Senior Management Level in NHS Estates for nearly 20 years and has extensive experience in Estates Risk Management, Backlog , Lifecycle and PFI Contract Management . Steve qualified in 2023 to Expert Level Contract Management through the Government Commercial College and promotes the benefits of collaborative working in PFI. Steve… Read more »

Suzanne MacCormick

Suzanne is a clinical planner by background and has dedicated her career to the pursuit of clinical excellence.  She works with clients across the globe to help them develop optimum clinical models as the foundation and underpinning of the built environment – wrapping design around excellence in flow. She has taken innumerable organisations through capital… Read more »

Professor Sergio Cavalaro

Sergio Cavalaro is a Professor of Infrastructure Systems and Associate Dean at Loughborough University. He has established and led centres of excellence and large multi-stakeholder collaborations for research and innovation on delivery, repair and maintenance of assets in the built environment. He leads the skills and talent agenda for UKCRIC (UK Collaboratorium  for Research in… Read more »