Faculty Lead, Dr. Sue Fergy

Dr Sue Fergy is an experienced facilitator and researcher with over 30 years of experience of developing and delivering education programmes for a wide range of healthcare professions. Following a career as a clinician, she has had a varied career which included senior positions in the higher education sector, working with the Patients Association as a researcher and Clinical Education Lead for HEE (London).

Since 2017, she has been Faculty Lead for a variety of leadership programmes for HCS PSEL and OPSEL. A highlight of this collaboration was in 2019 when the Faculty won the Chief Scientific Officer’s award for ‘Excellence in Workforce Development’ for the PSEL programme.

Sue is a powerful force in programme development and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and achieve. She also works as an executive coach for the Professional Development Team at Health Education England (London). She was recently awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the AHCS in recognition of her developmental work with the HCS workforce. To relax, she likes to read, travel, take long walks by the Thames and cook for friends and family.

Kev Wyke

Kev is an Organisational and Leadership Development consultant, a facilitator and a coach working with organisations to bring innovative thinking and creative collaborative approaches to getting work done.

Kev started his career as an NHS Audiologist, which led to heading up Hearing Services in a number of trusts and to leading organisation and workforce development at local, regional and national levels as Chair of the British Association of Audiologists and Associate Director of Workforce Development at NHS North West SHA. Kev also spent time leading Learning and Organisational Development teams in NHS trusts before founding Leap Further Ltd and Collaborate out Loud CIC.

Kev’s work now is to create and facilitate opportunities for conversations, exploration, understanding, connection and collaboration, drawing on aspects of strengths, positive psychology, and principles of democracy, freedom and trust in the workplace. He helps those working in systems to explore their future, unlock their resourcefulness and realise their potential including through large scale open space collaborations and whole organisation change programmes.

Kev works with a wide variety of clients from individual leaders to large public sector organisations, including NHSE and NHSI, Local Government Organisations and a number of charities, and is also part of the NHS Leadership Academy Faculty working on national programmes including Rosalind Franklin and the Graduate Management Trainee Scheme.

Anne Benson

Anne holds strategic and operational responsibility for the suite of professional development programmes offered by the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR).  Anne is an organisational, team and leadership development consultant, accredited coach, and clinician with over 30 years’ experience of working in and with organisations. Anne’s career began as a nurse which established her interest in physical and mental wellbeing and her curiosity about dynamics in the workplace.  For the last twenty-five years Anne has been working in practice-based consultancy, education, and development, in the field of organisational and system change, leadership and team development, supervision and coaching.

Sue Nash

Sue Nash is an experienced facilitator and has worked in public, private and voluntary sector.  She specialises in action learning sets, 360 degree feedback coaching, and individual, leadership and team development.  Sue has had extensive experience of operational and project management in the public and voluntary sectors including twenty years of nurse leadership and management at all levels.

Sue has been a faculty member since 2017.  She thoroughly enjoys working with her colleagues from the Faculty facilitating development opportunities for this workforce.

Sue is also an Associate of the Royal College of Nursing and has been involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of the Clinical Leadership and Clinical Teams Development programmes as well as other bespoke personal, team and leadership development programmes across the UK.

Sue is passionate about the use of Action Learning, coaching and 360 feedback, underpinned by MBTI personality type indicator, and sees these as fundamental ingredients in personal and organisational development.

Kathleen Sullivan

Kathleen has been coaching healthcare professionals since 2006. Her work centres on personal and professional issues which are potentially impacting on career satisfaction, fulfilment, and well-being. She is part of the Professional Development Team at HEE (London) where she coaches doctors in training and runs courses for NHS consultants and senior trainees on coaching and mentoring skills, consultant interviews, and virtual group coaching. Her coaching business – KS Coaching – delivers training programmes and individual coaching for organisations in health, academic and non-profit sectors. She has been a faculty member of the faculty since 2017. Kathleen moved into coaching following a career in international development in the Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College London. She was senior lecturer for the MA in Managing Medical Careers (Brighton & Sussex Medical School). She has an MA in Education and International Development: Health Promotion (UCL Institute of Education). After growing up in New England, she relocated to Europe, working in Germany before settling in London.

Lynn George

Lynn is the Programme Lead for the System Leadership & Infrastructure workstream within the office of the Chief Scientific Officer, overseeing the CSO leadership programme portfolio.

Lynn’s interest in people and Leadership started within her early career where she started as an accountant within the public sector managing large teams of staff within Financial, contracting & Project Service Centres.

Her interest in leadership continues as she studies ILM Level 7 Strategic Leadership Management to attain to be a chartered manager.

Previous to joining the OCSO Lynn Led on the North East and North Cumbria ICS Diagnostics workstream including Radiology transformation and Digital Pathology for the Northern Cancer Alliance.

As a Senior Project Manager Lynn has led transformation Programmes across the Health & Care Sector including the Care Quality Commission, Ambulance Service and Cancer Alliance. Delivering business change across a variety of challenging environments including Acute and Community hospitals, Urgent Care Centre’s & Minor Injury Units, Tertiary Centres, and primary care settings, both for  workforce and systems

Lynn was the regional lead on the Government Office for the NE’s Youth Justice project for children at risk of offending, Also, managing the Disease, Emergency , Control Centre Operations for the North Foot & Mouth crisis.

Lynn’s interest in people and Leadership started within her early career where she started as an accountant within the public sector managing large teams of staff within Financial, contracting & Project Service Centres.