OUR TEAM

Committed to saving lives and reducing harm in hospitals.  

John Doe
Designer

STEVE MACKENNEY 

Chief Executive Officer

Steve graduated in law from Cambridge University and qualified as a barrister with a specialist interest in medico-legal issues. He joined the Department of Health in 1994 and, over ten years, developed national health service policy in a variety of areas including health promotion, pharmacy, general medical services and finance.

Steve has also spent time working internationally with the European Commission and the WHO European Regional Office, developing a specialist interest in clinical governance and the quality of the “patient experience”.

GRAHAM COPELAND, MB, BS, FRCS, ChM

Chief Medical Officer

Graham is a Consultant General Surgeon and author of the POSSUM scoring system for surgical audit, which is in use in well over 30 countries.

He has been a specialist in clinical audit and outcome measures for over twenty years and is a known international authority on the subject, advising governments around the world on its effective application in medical practice and beyond.

Graham has been an advisor to the Caldicott Committee in the UK, the Healthcare Commission and the National Institute of Clinical Effectiveness, among others.

RICHARD A D JONES

Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer

Richard has been working with technology and telecoms for 30 years and has helped/founded several businesses that have delivered up to 70x multiples on first round value.

Extensive experience in ownership, developing strategies, business plans/models and commercial implementations for companies across four continents. 

He is a non-exec director of an Ai based business in Sweden and of startups in the UK and Zambia.

Richard is an author of 3 business books including on strategy and has an MBA with distinction from Warwick Business School.

CLAIRE BALE 

Chief Operating Officer

Claire graduated in Human Geography from The University of Leicester, studying a variety of disciplines including global politics, economy and culture. As C-Ci’s COO she is a key member of the management team and oversees the company’s diverse business operations, reporting directly to the CEO.

Claire holds a variety of central roles in business management and implementing new company processes, whilst overseeing the planning of resources by prioritising customer, employee, and organizational requirements, project management for installation of CRAB and Compass software and ensuring clinical engagement and training of the systems.

DR MARK RATNARAJAH

Managing Director (UK)

Mark is a practicing paediatrician and former healthcare venture capitalist. He spent the last 20 years working in the NHS and internationally in Australia and New Zealand as a flying doctor. Mark was formerly a MD one of the largest Rehabilitation providers in the UK delivering over 40K physical and psychological care packages per year to patients with traumatic injuries.

He previously lectured at the London Business School, where Mark holds an Executive MBA, on healthcare resource planning and training of senior healthcare executives.

STEFAN STANISLAWSKI 

Chief Financial Officer

Stefan has been a Founder or early joiner of five start-ups mostly in telecom. In Cambridge he was the first recruit at a leading strategy consultancy and played a key management role throughout in growing the business to 250 people including establishing the Finance Practice which became market leader in European fixed due diligence, based on a reputation for absolute integrity and rigour. 

In other ventures Stefan has acted as interim finance director and has influenced sector policy through various policy reports including one to define the optimal financial instruments for stimulating investment in fibre broadband (led directly on to the creation of a new early stage investment fund).

Dr Philip Gaffney OBE

Chief Information Officer

Dr. Philip Gaffney has extensive experience of producing and managing major medical device software products.  He negoties governance and data access for government, hospitals and commercial organisations world-wide. 

He leads our Cambridge software integration and data security team.

His experience helps support our best in class data security and integration including compliance to ISO27001 and ISO13485 as well as process compliance.

Dr. Gaffney also teaches medical device design to University of Cambridge Engineering Department final year students.

PAUL WHITE

General Manager (ANZ)

Paul is the managing director of New High Consulting Pty Ltd, based in Sydney and providing sole distribution and support for C-Ci in Australia and New Zealand. Paul is a healthcare specialist and has a deep understanding of the operating models, cultures and challenges currently facing the sector based upon 20 years’ experience working at senior levels with providers, purchasers, clinicians, and policy makers.

Paul moved to Australia 6 years ago and has worked with health organisations across every state and territory and also in New Zealand. Paul has also lectured on healthcare for the Macquarie University MBA program.

ÅKE YTTERLIND 

Chief Technical Officer (Nordic)

Åke is a physician specializing in health care management, health policy, public health and prevention, with special interests in patient safety risk analysis and the application of health economics.

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, he has wide-ranging health care system experience from working on several levels, clinical to policy-making, as well as in the related fields of R&D, mainly focusing on improving overall decision support.

 Åke graduated with an MD from the Karolinska Institute, before pursuing post-graduate studies in Public Health Sciences. He also studied economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. He was trained in human factors and risk analysis at Eurocontrol, Luxembourg and has collaborated with researchers at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Vienna. Åke has worked in the fields of business intelligence and sustainability as a consultant at the SAS Institute and is the co-author of a textbook on prevention.

CHRISTINA RICHARDSON

Senior Nursing Advisor

Christina has over 19 years of experience in critical care nursing and pre-operative assessment. She has designed and implemented clinical care pathways in a variety of clinical settings and designed and organised satellite outpatient clinics which increased patient acquisition and patient satisfaction.

She joined CRAB Clinical informatics in 2013 acting as Senior Nursing Advisor and participates in the writing of review reports and the development of software packages.

TARUN GOEL

AI and Implementation Advisor

Tarun is an experienced Technical Program and Solution Delivery Manager, with a broad expertise in Building software platforms, Launching ML techniques, Productising Research Output, Natural Language Processing, Delivering large and Complex programs.

At Amazon, he has been responsible for driving the launch of Alexa Q&A features (as part of Alexa launches) in over 10 international markets.

He has 20 years+ of experience in the software industry. He loves organising chaos, finding solutions, making the complex seem simple and enabling teams to achieve targets that don’t seem achievable.

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