The new Executive team replaces the previous senior management team with effect from 1 November 2012.
David was appointed to the permanent post of chief executive at Monitor on 1 November 2012.
David has worked for some years in and around the public sector. Before joining Monitor he was the non-political Chief Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair and Head of the Policy Directorate and the Strategy Unit in 10 Downing Street. He has also worked as an independent advisor to various NHS bodies. Before this, David was a senior partner at McKinsey & Co. In his 18 years with the firm he served a wide range of companies in most industry sectors, but with a particular focus on regulated, technology-intensive industries.
Stephen is responsible for the monitoring, compliance and intervention regime for NHS foundation trusts.
This covers the issuing of licences and overseeing providers’ compliance with them; assessing financial risk and, where necessary, operating the Continuity of Services regime and overseeing governance standards in foundation trusts.
Stephen worked at Monitor on an interim basis, on secondment from KPMG, from December 2003 and was appointed on a permanent basis in October 2004.
A qualified Chartered Accountant, previously Stephen worked with KPMG, latterly as a Director within the Transaction Services Department. He has advised the boards of corporate and private equity houses and his portfolio of financial experience is wide-ranging and includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, IPOs, and risk assessment.
Adrian's role is to lead on the development and maintenance of a fit-for-purpose regulatory framework for Monitor.
In addition, Adrian will work closely with partners to support future development of the health care sector including shaping the pricing regime and coordinating economic or policy led projects and reviews.
Adrian was previously Director of the Health Team in the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit. Prior to that, Adrian's career included spells with McKinsey, IBM and Price Waterhouse. He qualified as an accountant, and has an MBA from Stanford University.
Miranda's role covers the assessment and authorisation of applicants for NHS foundation trust status, risk assessing significant transactions undertaken by NHS foundation trusts and developing assessment policy.
In 2010, Miranda led the work to enhance Monitor’s approach to assessing quality governance at applicant trusts through the development of a Quality Governance Framework.
A qualified chartered accountant, Miranda started her career at Deloitte as an auditor in 1991, working in the UK and Hong Kong. In 1997 Miranda joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, and spent four years in the Transaction Services Department in London, focusing on due diligence assignments. She has advised the boards of corporate and private equity houses and her portfolio of financial experience is wide-ranging and includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and initial public offerings (IPOs).
Catherine is currently acting director of the Co-operation and Competition Panel (CCP), an advisory body whose functions are being transferred into Monitor.
Catherine is responsible for safeguarding choice and preventing anti-competitive behaviour which is against the interests of patients.
Catherine is a competition law specialist with experience in all aspects of EU and UK competition law, having advised on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution arrangements and market investigations across a wide range of sectors, including consumer goods, energy, media and healthcare. Catherine also has experience of public procurement law and judicial review. Before joining the CCP in February 2009 as Legal Director, she worked at the Competition Commission and a large City law firm.
Kate, a solicitor, joined Monitor in September 2004 on a permanent basis as Head of Legal Services.
Kate provides legal advice to the Board and the executive team to ensure that Monitor is a legally compliant organisation, in all internal and external undertakings.
Kate has extensive experience of regulatory, litigation and public law gained through her previous roles at city law firms, as Director of Legal at the Investors Compensation Scheme and as a principal consultant with KPMG.
Sue leads Monitor's communications work, ensuring that it supports the business strategy and acts as an enabler in the achievement of business objectives.
Sue advises the Board and executive team on communications strategy and tactics as well as leading an integrated programme to build understanding of Monitor’s role among key stakeholders.
Sue was previously Director of Communications for the Legal Services Commission, which runs the legal aid system, and held a variety of corporate communication roles with Unilever. Her experience covers all aspects of internal and external communications, including media relations, change communications, public affairs and stakeholder engagement.