Our Executive Team

Our Executive Team are experienced NHS professionals with specific management and operational skills. They are responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the trust. The Executive Team is led by Chief Executive Ify Okocha and the members are:

  • Ify Okocha - Chief Executive
  • Iain Dimond - Chief Operating Officer
  • Abi Fadipe - Medical Director
  • Jane Wells - Director of Nursing 
  • Neil Springham - Director of Therapies
  • Rachel C Evans - Director of Strategy and People
  • Azara Mukhtar - Finance Director
  • Lisa Thompson - Service Director - Children and Young People
  • Sarah Burchell - Service Director - Adult Community Physical Health Services
  • Lawrence Mack - Service Director - Forensic and Offender Healthcare
  • Aisling Clifford - Service Director - Adult Acute and Crisis Mental Health
  • Lorraine Regan - Service Director - Adult Community Mental Health/Adult Learning Disability 
  • Alison Furzer - Director of Digital Services
  • Rachel Evans - Director of Estates and Facilities
  • Sally Bryden - Trust Secretary/Director of Corporate Affairs and Strategic Development


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Iain Dimond | Chief Operating Officer

Iain Dimond | Chief Operating Officer

Iain Dimond joined Oxleas in 2009 and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in July 2019. He had previously been Service Director for Greenwich Adult Services and Trustwide Learning Disability Services.

His professional background is in occupational therapy and he has nearly 30 years’ clinical experience working in adult mental health, older peoples’ mental health and adult learning disability services. He is a member of the NHS England Adult Mental Health Steering Group.

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