Darren Thorne, Managing Director
Darren is a recognised leader in Quality, Safety and Governance, he has chaired national networks in Clinical Effectiveness, Audit and Governance and has previously provided professional advisory services to national bodies including the healthcare regulator, national patient safety agencies and the national clinical audit programme.
Darren works closely with clients on quality, safety and governance turnaround. He has previously worked with the Good Governance Institute and his last substantive role in the NHS was leading planning and transformation services supporting 14 CCGs across central southern England.
Darren has a unique blend of NHS management, commercial consultancy and pharmaceutical experience, he set up his own business in 2011 after leaving his NHS Chief Officer post. Since then Darren has helped commercial providers establish CQC registration, supported CCGs in London through establishment as part of the London pathfinder programme, worked closely with the Pharmaceutical industry to improve its relationships with the NHS Market.
Darren’s passion is helping organisations improve, this ranges from special measures and legal directions through to providing innovative solutions to enable organisations to be the best they can be.
Darren is also qualified in applying the psychometric tool, Clarity 4D, to help individuals understand their preferred styles and how they might related to others with different styles in both their work and personal lives.
Jenny Mansell, Director
Jenny is a career NHS manager with the majority of her experience in NHS providers, having managed NHS services in some of the most prestigious NHS organisations including Imperial College NHS Trust and Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Jenny was at the forefront of NHS Trusts providing services off patch, providing services 100's miles away from the established site. She was also instrumental in providing services for overseas patients bringing them to London for their operations.
Jenny is a skilled and experience service manager and in her Deputy General Management role at Guys and St Thomas’ programme managed significant transformational change projects. More recently Jenny has moved into a more senior part time role working for a NHS England regional team providing assurance on transformation projects across the region.