Dr Minesh Patel, NAPC Chair
Karen Acott, NAPC Non-Executive Director
Ashok ‘Ash’ Soni OBE, NAPC Non-Executive Director
John Pope CBE, NAPC Chief Executive Officer
John has nearly 40 years’ experience in healthcare – his roles have included Finance Director and a decade as an acute trust CEO. He has worked at national level for the Department of Health reviewing whole health communities and undertook the role of Chief Operating Officer for the London Deanery during a period of major change in doctor and dentist training. John joined the NAPC in 2015 supporting the development of the primary care home programme and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2016. He is inspired by local frontline energy and a desire to improve local health and care services.
Sally Kitt, NAPC Chief Operating Officer
Matthew Walker, NAPC Director of Strategy
Vikki Beddow, NAPC Director of Strategic Partnerships and Organisational Development
Vikki is trained as a clinical nurse specialising in cancer care and has over 30 years’ healthcare experience spanning the NHS, charity and private sectors, including developing and leading NHS transformation programmes. Vikki is a member of NAPC’s senior leadership team and oversees policy and influence, partnerships with the NHS, commercial and third sector, and NAPC’s international work. She is passionate about improving healthcare from a global perspective, learning from the UK and other countries.