The Management Team

The Management team have been responsible for the financing, development and operation of over 40 private hospitals and Private Patient Units across the UK over the last 25 years.

Adrian Stevensen, Chief Executive

Adrian is one of the most experienced developers and operational directors of community hospitals and primary care centres in the UK.

Formerly the Chief Executive of Independent British Healthcare, Independent Care and Classic Hospitals all now owned by major private hospital operators. All the fifty-plus private hospitals and primary care centres created by his team were developed on time, to budget and continue to deliver returns to investors.

In addition to private hospitals Adrian co-founded one of the leading private GP companies in the City of London and has also built a successful consultancy company advising the NHS as well as investors in international healthcare markets.

Richard Evans, Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive

Richard has extensive experience of private Hospital operations in both the UK and overseas.

Richard worked for over 20 years at BMI Healthcare initially starting as a finance manager before ending as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for over 50 sites. He has also spent time as the Executive Director of BMI’s flagship Alexandra Hospital and was responsible for BMIs shared service centre in Cheadle, Cheshire. He was also Director of several joint ventures during his time at BMI including a period as Director of the CARE Fertility Group.

Richard also worked as Head of Hospitals for the Abraaj Group, a Dubai based private equity firm with responsibility for buying and building Hospitals in emerging markets. During his time at Abraaj he spent time in India as a Director of the CARE Hospital Group as well as exploring Hospital opportunities in Pakistan, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia.

Peter Weller, Finance Director

Peter has worked in the finance world for over thirty years, twenty-five of which have been at a senior level.

Peter came to One Healthcare from Nuffield Health, who operate 300 facilities, including 31 private hospitals, where he grew the revenue by 12.1% and EBITDA by 31.4%.

Over his career, Peter has also worked for Harvard International, now part of Alba plc, Coral Racing, part of Bass plc. He was also CFO of a AIM listed business which he took from start-up to operating four successful sites across the UK and US.

In this time, Peter also carried out the COO role of Resilience Technology Corp alongside the Group CFO role and turned the company around from a £1m loss in the first 6 months to a profit in the following 12 months.

Matthew Kelvie, Commercial Director

Matthew has been involved in the Healthcare sector for over 20 years. He has held board positions within leading Specialist Healthcare Brokerages, Insurance companies and also at a Hospital Provider level with Classic Hospitals Group. Matthew was the founding Director of Health Assured, a leading Employee Assistance and Occupational Health provider in the UK.

Liz Heath, Marketing/Communications Director.

Liz is responsible for marketing research, market planning and marketing communications. She has worked at a senior level throughout the independent and public healthcare sectors for over 30 years.

Having spent 13 years with General Healthcare Group, Liz was also Marketing Director for their Partnership Division - private hospitals and facilities across the UK developed and run together with the NHS. She runs a successful healthcare marketing and business development consultancy and has worked with clients in the UK and overseas. She has held influential roles including Chair of the Institute of Marketing (CIM) Healthcare Industry Group and of the National CIM Market Interest Group Board. She is also currently Senior Independent Director of an NHS Foundation Trust in the Midlands. She is an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Edward Crewdson, Development Director

One of the most experienced project managers and cost planners for private healthcare and NHS funded schemes in the UK and international markets.

Edward co-founded the William Clark Partnership which has been retained by Independent Care and some of the major hospital groups to help fulfil their development plans. Edward will be responsible for the the management of the delivery of Independent Care’s consultancy assignments such as the redevelopment of community hospitals and primary care facilities in Saudi Arabia.

Patrick Hockley, Property Director

Patrick has over 30 years experience and a sound understanding of property development planning, negotiation and getting things done. Always with a smile on his face – nothing is ever a problem. Patrick has a wealth of projects under his belt including Commercial & Residential Development. From Site Identification, Consultation and Planning to Construction and Design. Patrick enjoys Good Company with Fine Food & Wine, Music and Country Pursuits.

Thelma Henderson, Hospital Director (Ashford)

Thelma has over 20 years clinical and healthcare management experience in the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland.

She has previously worked for BUPA, Nuffield Health, Bon Secours hospitals and most recently with Ramsey healthcare. As One Healthcare's Hospital Director, Thelma is passionate about driving clinical excellence to deliver the highest quality care and service for patients.

Andy Wood, Managing & Hospital Director (Hatfield)

Andy is a successful healthcare executive with over 25 years operational and strategic management experience in the NHS and private sector in the UK.

Andy has previously worked for Eastbourne Hospitals NHS Trust, Bupa Hospitals and most recently at Spire Healthcare where he led the £35m development of the prestigious Montefiore Hospital in Hove. Andy is passionate about engaging with clinicians and his team to deliver an outstanding customer experience.

News & Events

October 20, 2017
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September 11, 2017
One Hatfield Hospital, Hertfordshire's newest hospital, received a special visitor this week as local resident, the Lady Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield dropped in for a look around.
September 5, 2017
One Ashford Hospital, Kent’s newest healthcare provider, is delighted to have been rated ‘good’, following its first inspection from the Care Quality Commission.