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The upcoming healthcare SIG event is taking place on Tuesday 3rd September at KPMG Twenty in London.

 

Start: 18:00

Colin O’Toole & Jane Hurst, KPMG – ‘The need for turnaround skills in STPs/ICS’

Sean Sullivan – ‘Opportunities & Risks in Private Health Settings’

Rob Stafford & Stefan Mieczkowski – ‘The Current State of the Mental Health Sector & its Pressing Challenges’

 

Speakers:

Colin O’Toole, Head of Healthcare Restructuring, KPMG

Colin has spent the last 12 years working with a range of public and private sector clients in the UK and internationally who were seeking to deliver financial recovery and transformational change.

He has delivered financial turnaround at a number of NHS trusts, two of which have subsequently been removed from special measures.

He has also supported mental health trusts to improve their financial sustainability and has recently been working with a Midlands healthcare system as they develop towards becoming an ICS.

He wrote the KPMG methodology for Grip and Control and co-authored an article on the need for ‘longer term sustainability planning  in the NHS’.

Jane Hurst, Partner – Healthcare & Life Sciences, KPMG

Jane has 19 years of experience within KPMG’s market leading turnaround practice.

Her focus for the past 8 years has been on healthcare – providers, commissioners and more recently systems.

She supports those organisations or systems implement actions to reduce the financial run rate.

She has also take board level roles as a secondment to increase her understanding of what it means to be within the organisation and not advising it.

Sean Sullivan

IFT Member Sean Sullivan operated in the energy, water and health sectors often where there is significant infrastructure in the community.

Apart from working within many NHS trusts, Sean’s most recognised work includes the turnaround and sale of the Care Principles Group to Four Seasons Healthcare and as Executive Chair rescuing the Castlebeck Group, following the BBC expose at its Winterbourne View site.

Within the last 12 months, Sean has had turnaround assignments as Interim CEO of Age UK and TD at United Lincolnshire Hospitals. He has just been engaged to turnaround lending UK regulator facing unexpected distress as of June 2019.

Rob Stafford, SSG Health

Rob co-founded SSG.  He is a big-4 qualified chartered accountant, with a background in private sector operational improvement.

Rob specialises in facilitating clinically-led high impact change, with a particular focus on best practice application.  He has led on many large scale transformation programmes that have secured clinical and financial sustainability.

Stefan Mieczkowski, SSG Health

Stefan has an excellent track record of transformation, operational and financial turnaround, particularly in mental health, community and pre-hospital care settings.  The SSG Mental Health Sector lead, Stefan is a recognised expert in mental health care models and research contributor.

Stefan comes from a commercial background having achieved his MBA at Cranfield and worked in the pharma industry. Stefan also coaches senior leaders in Lean application, business development and people management.

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