Partnership Board Members

The Partnership Board is made up of key people from the CCG and the North East Lincolnshire Council.

Members are listed below:

Mark Webb 

Mark Webb spent over twenty five years in publishing national and local newspapers, including some years establishing and running his own newspaper. He runs a commercial property and business support company that is a social enterprise dedicated to assisting local business and entrepreneurs.   

Having spent many years in the commercial sector, Mark also has considerable experience in public/ private sector partnership and working with local communities.  

A former chair of the local strategic partnership and current chair of the Growth and Development Board, Mark brings this experience to the fore to provide challenge and support in equal measures to all sectors making up the CCG.   

Above all Mark is passionate about the real involvement of the community in the design and delivery of meaningful health and care to the population of North East Lincolnshire. 

He joined the Governing Body of the CCG at its commencement.


Dr Peter Melton
Clinical Chief Officer

Dr Peter Melton was born and brought up in North East Lincolnshire. After studying  medicine in London he returned to the area to complete his General Practice training. He became a partner in the Roxton Practice in Immingham in 1993 and remains there now.

He joined the Governing Body of the CCG at its commencement.

Laura Whitton
Acting Chief Finance Officer

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in Sheffield, Laura spent several years gaining experience working on audits in a number of different sectors and has worked in the NHS for over 20 years. 

Since joining the NHS she has held a number of Senior Finance roles at both Deputy Director and Assistant Director level, across a range of NHS organisations, including South Humber Health Authority, NEL Primary Care Trust, NEL Care Trust Plus and NEL CCG. 

In addition to her professional qualifications, Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

She joined NELCCG Governing Body in January 2017

Dr Thomas Maliyil
 Vice CCG Chair / Chair of Council of Members (CoM)

Dr Thomas Maliyil MBBS, MD, MRCP, MRCGP is a Partner at Healing Health Centre and the Chair of the Council of Members for NELCCG.

His other role is as a Director of Core Care Links Limited and Core Care Solutions Limited, providers of NHS services.   He has trained locally and lived in the area for over sixteen years and is committed to developing and maintaining high quality services for the population of North East Lincolnshire. 

He joined the CCG in February 2014.



Dr Ekta Elston 
Medical Director /Vice Chair of Council of Members (CoM)



Helen Kenyon
Deputy Chief Executive


Helen Kenyon is a qualified accountant and has worked in the NHS for over 25 years.  She has worked in North East Lincolnshire since 1999. On behalf of the Partnership Agreement between the CCG and North East Lincolnshire Council she oversees the commissioning, contracting and performance management of both Healthcare and Adult Social Care services.

She chairs the CCG’s Delivery Assurance Committee, and Care Contracting Committee.

She joined the Governing Body of the CCG at its commencement.



Joe Warner
Chief Executive 
Adult Social Care

Joe Warner qualified as a social worker in 1987 and is registered with the Health and Care Professional Council. Joe is Chief Executive of Focus Independent Adult Social Work CIC and has worked in senior management positions in several local authorities, including joint NHS and Council posts and also a London CCG.

He was also the managing director of a not for profit company supporting people with a learning disability. 

He joined the CCG Governing Body in September 2013.

Juliette Cosgrove
Clinical Member

Juliette Cosgrove is the Assistant Director for Quality at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust where she leads on Quality Governance and Improvement. 

She joined the CCG Governing Body in April 2013 initially as the nurse on the Governing Body but now is a clinical lay member.  She is the Chair of the CCG’s Quality Committee and feels that this is an important part of the CCG’s governance structure. 
It has increased the frequency of its meetings to monthly and is dealing with significant areas of work for the CCG.

Stephen Pintus
Director of Public Health NELC

Stephen has been Director of Health & Wellbeing for a little over two years. Prior to joining the local authority, Stephen had been working in Derbyshire, jointly with local government and the NHS, leading a reconfiguration of lifestyle services producing a profile of the health needs of the population and leading a process of renewing the Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Having worked at a senior level in public health for over 20 years, Stephen has built up a body of experience of work in a variety of settings; these have included regeneration work with communities, work with the voluntary sector, project management in health inequalities, running partnerships, as well as work in both local government and the NHS commissioning health and wellbeing services.  


Philip Bond
Community Member

Philip worked for thirty years as a lawyer in the Courts Service before ill health caused retirement. Prior to becoming a Lay Member on the CCG Philip had been an elected Public Governor at an NHS Hospital Trust for seven years, serving as Lead Governor. 

He has many years of public sector voluntary service particularly in education. He is currently Chair of Directors of Tollbar Family of Academies, a chain of Academy schools. He chairs Governing Bodies at four academies within the Trust.

He joined the Shadow CCG Governing Body in June 2011 and was appointed to the substantive post in April 2013, being re-appointed in 2016.  Philip is an active member of the Governing Body with a responsibility to ensure public and patient views are at the heart of CCG decision making. Philip attends monthly Community Forum meetings and he is also a member of the CCG Quality Committee, providing lay challenge to professionals within that group. 

He provides the link between the CCG and Accord (the community membership of the CCG). He chairs meetings of the Chairs of Patient Participation Groups, a group developing sharing of information and good practice across North East Lincolnshire.

Dr Arun Nayyar
GP Representative

Dr Arun Nayyar joined Core Care Family Practice and Beacon Medical Centre as a partner in October 2016.  

He is also the CCG Clinical Lead for planned care and the GP representative on the Governing Body.   

He joined the CCG at its commencement.

Dr Rakesh Pathak
GP Representative

Dr Rakesh Pathak is a full time GP.  He was raised in the Grimsby area and is married to another GP.  He has an interest in tackling health inequalities.

He joined the CCG at its commencement

Jan Haxby 
 Director of Quality
Registered Strategic Nurse

Jan is a Registered General Nurse (RGN), Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN), Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (BSc Hons) and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Leadership in Health & Social Care.

Jan completed her nurse training in 1985 and worked for a number of years in adult services, including surgical and renal specialties.  She spent a number of years working in the fields of dialysis and renal transplant units across both Oxford and Hull and at this point started working with young people aged 14+ with renal disease.

She moved into a strategy lead and commissioning role for children’s health services in 2003,  which was a joint post between the Primary Care Trust and the Council, and then became Head of Children’s Health Services in the Council in 2008, and finally Chief Nurse Commissioner in the Council in 2013, before taking up her current post of Director of Quality & Registered Strategic Nurse in July 2015 with the CCG.  

Jan brings a range of values developed over 30 years of experience working in the NHS; around quality of services, patient experience and nursing as a caring profession.


Cllr Jane Hyldon-King
Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care NELC

Councillor Jane Hyldon-King was born and brought up in Grimsby and has served in local politics for over 22 years initially as a member of the former Grimsby Borough Council starting in 1993 until the resurrection 
of NELC in 1996/7.

Jane gained experience in health from serving on Grimsby's Social Service Committee before continuing through to the Health Scrutiny Panel and was also the chair of environment served on several Scrutiny Panels from Health, Education and Environment.  

Jane was deputy Chair of the former CHC (Community Health Council) and then went on to spend several years as a Non-Executive member of the then newly formed Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Foundation Trust.

After a short break from the Council Jane returned in 2012 and again served on the Health Scrutiny Panel becoming Chair of the panel in 2013/14.  In June this year Jane took over the role as Portfolio Holder for health with the added role of Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board along with her new position as Deputy Leader.  

She joined the CCG Partnership Board in May 2015.

Cllr Peter Wheatley   Portfolio Holder  for Regeneration, Skills and Housing. 

Councillor Peter Wheatley has held many positions within the Councils he has served on. He was the Leader of the Grimsby District Council until it was superseded by NELC in 1997 and then held the post of Deputy Leader of NELC for some years until 2003.

He took a break to concentrate on the company he was the Sales Director for when it was taken over by a PLC. He held positions within the company as Head of Estimating and Key Account Director before being appointed as Sales Director for the company operating out of Grimsby which employed some 80 personnel.

On his retirement he returned to local politics in 2011 and held the Portfolio for Environment and Regeneration before taking on the role of Adult Social Care and Public Health together with being Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board. After his successful re-election this year the Leader has asked him to return to the Portfolio for Regeneration, Skills and Housing.

He has served on the Humber LEP and is the current member representative for NELC on the Humber LEP AND THE Greater Lincolnshire LEP

Peter brings a broad spectrum of experience from both Local Government and Business perspective.

She joined the CCG Partnership Board in June 2017

Tim Render
Lay Member Governance
and Audit

Tim is the retired Finance Director of a major local authority. He has worked in local authorities for most of his career: early posts included social work trainee, town planner, and transport planner before he qualified in finance. He now spends his time on a portfolio of voluntary and non- executive roles in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

He is a trustee of several charities in Leicestershire, where he lives. He is a governor of a Further Education college , chairs  the Midland Academies Trust (which oversees 4  schools), and is a director of Greenwood Dale Academy Trust (which oversees 31 schools),  a Midlands housing association, and a joint venture school building company. He chairs the Audit Committee of North East Lincolnshire Council.

He enjoys the company of his family (as a father of four and grandfather to five), and a wide variety of classical music (which he also plays on the piano and pipe organ, but not well.) 

He joined the CCG Governing Body as a lay member and Chair of the Integrated Governance & Audit Committee in August 2016.



NEL Primary Care
(Non -GP) Member

Vacant Post

Dr David James
Secondary Care Doctor 

Having trained and worked as a junior doctor in several London hospitals. Dr David James was appointed in 1984 as Consultant Rheumatologist to the (now) Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust, a post held until retirement 30 years later.

As the first Rheumatologist to be appointed locally, he had the opportunity to develop and expand the work of the Rheumatology department, to undertake clinical research and to train junior doctors, several of whom have gone on to become Consultants in the specialty.

He joined the CCG Governing Body as a secondary care doctor in November 2015.


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