Our Team

Julie Hart
Acting Director of Strategic and Industry Partnerships

Julie has been working in industry for over 25 years, mainly in diagnostics and life sciences sectors, marketing and business development roles. Most recently Julie was with the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative London at Imperial College Healthcare Trust.
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Nicki Bromwich
Head of Strategic Partnerships

Nicki is a clinician with 30 years’ experience in the NHS, both in the clinic and in Quality Improvement and commissioning. She has worked nationally at NICE and for 10 years locally within the Buckinghamshire healthcare system. As Head of Strategic and Industry Partnerships (Digital Health), Nicki manages strategic partnerships with key companies, Universities, and NHS organisations, and leads on the digital health and AI programme within the Oxford AHSN region.
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Andy Hill
Business Development Manager

Andy, a life sciences graduate and MBA, has over 30-years’ experience in the international health technology industry. After working for larger companies, Andy managed clinical and commercialisation programmes in Europe for three US start-ups. As a consultant Andy has also advised many early-stage health tech companies and university technology transfer organisations on business strategy, fundraising and market access strategy.
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Guy Checketts
Programme Lead for Diagnostics

Guy has 25 years technical and commercial experience across many sectors of the medical device industry in the UK, USA and Europe. He has developed and launched many new products and led successful change management projects at scale. Guy is passionate about fully understanding the user experience to deliver the best solutions for the patient, provider and manufacturer.
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Ashley Aitken
Project Manager, Diagnostics

Ashley has experience of sales and marketing in the life science sector. She is a graduate of the University of Warwick, and specialised in Molecular Genetics.
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Mamta Bajre
Lead Methodologist/Health Economist

Mamta joined the AHSN in August 2018 as Lead Methodologist/Health Economist in the Strategic and Industry Partnerships programme. She was previously working as health economist at NIHR London In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative. She also has over 6 years of experience as medical doctor.
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Ebenezar Effiang
Health Economist/Methodologist

Ebenezar has worked as a lecturer in economics and Head of Economics in UK educational establishments for over 12 years. He has experience of developing economic models and worked as a consultant prior to joining the Oxford AHSN in October 2018. Ebenezar has an MSc in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare from City University, London.
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Nadia Okhai
Project Manager

Nadia joined the AHSN in September 2018. She has worked in R&D for industry and has over six years’ experience in diagnostic pathology with the NHS.
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