Alf Turner – Managing Director
Alf Turner led the development of Royal Surrey’s of managed services subsidiary from November 2017. This became Healthcare Partners Ltd with Alf becoming Managing Director in February 2018. Prior to this he had a number of roles as an Executive Director of the Trust including Deputy Chief Executive with responsibilities for corporate back office functions and transformation. He has worked extensively in the private sector in Business Transformation and HR in outsourced service providers, utilities, industrial gases, and manufacturing. Alf has also been a Non-Executive Director of another hospital which is how he became involved in the NHS.
Neil Routledge – Head of Procurement and Supply Chain
Neil Routledge, MCIPS is the Head of Procurement and Supply Chain for HPL, responsible for managing all non-pay spend £35m circa and the Supply Chain function. Neil is part of the Executive team and brings a wealth of public sector procurement and supply chain knowledge and experience, having headed of the Procurement & Supply Chain function previously at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and the Isle of Wight Health Economy. Neil is an inspiring leader with the ability to create and sustain high performing cultures in ambiguous environments. A consistent track record in delivering year on year results against strategic objectives from commercial improvements within diverse and challenging environments. Neil is MCIPs qualified as well as holding a degree in Marketing and Design and enjoys when he has spare time running the trails.
Richard Woodage – Head of Supply Chain Transformation
Richard Woodage joined the Royal Surrey in 2004 as Head of Procurement after a career in the private sector in the Packaging, Chemicals and Plastics Industries.
Richard held senior Purchasing and Supply Chain positions managing multimillion pound multi-site trans-European contracts and has developed extensive business acumen. He was directly involved in the development and mobilisation of Healthcare Partners Ltd (HPL).
Martin Bleazard – Head of Operations
Martin Bleazard joined the Royal Surrey in 2015 to support its strategic development, including the planning stages of a managed healthcare service, which later came to life as Healthcare Partners Ltd (HPL). Prior to starting at HPL, Martin was the Associate Director of Operations for the Surgery Division at Royal Surrey. He also brings other commercial experience from his times in senior management roles in industry, and operational healthcare experience in running Orthopaedic Treatment Centres in both the NHS and private sector.
Bill Stronach – Finance Director
Bill Stronach joined the Royal Surrey in 2017 to support the development of a managed healthcare service, which later came to life as Healthcare Partners Ltd (HPL). Prior to this, Bill held a number of senior finance roles within the NHS and the private sector.