The Team

The Team

Senior Team

Clinical Director (Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon)
Mr Iain Hennessey | [email protected]

Co-Director of Innovation (Consultant Congenital Cardiac Surgeon, Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery)
Mr Rafael Guerrero | [email protected]

Director of Operational Finance
Claire Liddy | [email protected]

Development Director
David Powell | [email protected]

Management Team

General Manager
Jason Taylor | [email protected]

Head of Commercial & Delivery
Emma Hughes | [email protected]

Head of Alder Play
Tricia Roberts | [email protected]

Chief Financial Officer
Rachel Lea | [email protected]


Clinical Innovation Consultants
Dr Will Calvert (Paediatric Surgical Registrar)
Dr Sarah Fissler
Dr Darren Gates (ST7 Paediatric Intensivist)
Simon Minford (Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner)

Innovation Consultants
Carol Platt
Justin Wrench

Health Entrepreneurs

Project Team
Sophie Johnson (Project Manager)
Hannah Randles (Project Manager)
Jelena Red (Hub Manager)
Jen-Bowles Smith (Facilitator)

Alder Play Team
Dr Nik Barnes (Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Chief Clinical Information Officer)
Ciara Mooney (Project Support)

Innovation Fellows
Ash Barnes (Medical Student, University of Liverpool)

IT Support
Andrew Westhead

Alder Hey Children's Charity
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