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Our people

Health Innovation Oxford and Thames Valley Directors and Board members are listed first. Scroll down or click through to the next pages for other members of our team. Alternatively, you can refine your search by using the specialties listed below.

Marianna Lepetyukh

Marianna joined in 2017. She leads on the Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Endoscopy workstreams. Marianna has over 15 years’ experience in commercial and business development in both multinational companies and the NHS, with expertise in delivering income and business generation projects, strategic business planning and business modelling.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Tara Gradwell

Tara joined in September 2018 and provides programme support to the Corporate and Patient Safety Collaborative (Maternity Network) and additional administration support across the teams. She has worked in the NHS for 11 years, supporting maternity and clinical governance teams.

Specialties: Programme Office

Lucy Walters

Lucy joined in January 2021. She is responsible for managing events and communications for the Community Involvement and Workforce Innovation team both within and outside the organisation. She has over ten years’ experience in events and project management within corporate and academic fundraising settings. Lucy has a degree in International Events Management from the University […]

Specialties: Community Involvement Workforce Innovation
Lucy Walters

Eleanor Kilsby

Eleanor joined in September 2021 to lead on reporting and programme management. Eleanor is an MBA qualified, experienced PMO and Programme Manager, who has specialised in financial analysis and management reporting in both public and private sectors for the last 12 years.

Specialties: Programme Office

Krishana Parthipan

Krishana joined the organisation in 2024. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the London School of Economics and Master’s degree in Health Economics from the University of East Anglia. She has experience working as a research consultant at a health economics consultancy conducting research and building health economic models.

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Rayan Alteyeb

Rayan joined the organisation in 2024. She has over five years experience in research, health economics, impact investment and supporting innovators with economic evaluations and to secure funding. Rayan was previously a health economics consultant with UNAIDS, where she contributed to evaluations of HIV interventions. She holds a medical degree with dual masters degrees in […]

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Barbara Lozito

Barbara’s background is in evaluation, service design and complex system transformation in public health. As a lead methodologist and senior programme evaluation manager, Barbara advises and manages research design and evaluation work across our projects while coordinating training on research methods with and across teams. Barbara’s role is to ensure that the Oxford HIN is […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Rebecca Monk

Rebecca joined in August 2022. She has over ten years’ experience in mental health and talking therapies services.  She is a psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) with a keen interest in improving patient outcomes. Rebecca has worked in primary care on depression and anxiety, progressing to clinical leadership roles.

Specialties: Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement

Amelia James

Amelia works for both the Oxford and Kent Surrey Sussex Health Innovations, joining in April 2022. She has a broad financial service background, with a key focus on environmental responsibility and sustainable practice. Amelia is focusing on how the Health Innovations support the NHS in achieving its net zero carbon ambition, embedding environmental sustainability in […]

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships
Amelia James

Shane Massey

Shane joined in January 2022 as Executive Assistant to the Director and Project Support Officer. Prior to joining Shane worked for the Public Health Commissioning team.

Specialties: Strategic and Industry Partnerships