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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Jane Wells | Director of Nursing

Jane Wells | Director of Nursing

Jane Well is an experienced registered nurse, district nurse and health visitor. She holds an MSc in Community Health and an MBA with distinction from Henley Business School.

Her career in nursing began in 1987 at Charing Cross Hospital and has spent the majority of her working life in community health services.

Having been an established director of community health services since 2011, she became Director of Nursing for Oxleas in May 2015. She is Director of Infection Prevention and Control and executive lead for safeguarding and safety. She is passionate about empowering clinicians, supporting staff and partnering agencies to work together creatively to improve care and make sure services are responsive to the needs of patients and their families and that they are at the heart of everything we do.

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