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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Lawrence Mack | Forensic and Offender Healthcare Services

Lawrence Mack, Forensic and Prison Services

Lawrence joined Oxleas in February 2021 from Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust where he was Associate Director of Clinical Integration.

He worked for the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust for nine years, where he was also Divisional General Manager for Heart, Critical Care and Paediatric Services.

He also worked at the Royal Free Hospital as Divisional Director of Operations for Specialist Services and at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust as Head of Strategy.

Lawrence comes to us with a wealth of knowledge from working for many years in both the UK and US healthcare system in various managerial roles.

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