Advisory board

The RSET Stakeholder Advisory Board (SAB) provides RSET with advice and representation from experts across the health and social care sectors from around the UK. The SAB provides overall programme oversight and ongoing advice and support for the programme.


Rob Webster (Chair)

CEO, NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board 

Geraldine Clarke

Senior Analytical Manager, The Health Foundation

Catherine Dale

Deputy Coordination Director, The AHSN Network; Programme Director, Health Innovation Network

Jiri Chard

Senior Analytical Lead, Analytical Services, NHS England

Steve Feast

Senior Advisor, Lexington Communications; Honorary Professor, University of East Anglia; Non-Executive Member, Suffolk and NE Essex ICB

Catherine French

Associate Director, KHP Cardiovascular & Respiratory Partnership Programme

Leon Goddard

Senior Adviser: Commissioning and Markets, Partners in Care and Health (PCH)

Sarah Knowle

Independent PPIE expert, Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellow, University of York

Kirsten Major

Chief Executive, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Esther Mugweni

Deputy Head of Evaluation, Research and Evaluation Division, Public Health Data, Knowledge and Research Directorate, Public Health Wales

Jenny Shand

: Chief Strategy Officer, UCLPartners

Allison Smith

Head of Research & Insight, Royal Voluntary Service

Ruth Burnett

Executive Medical Director, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust and Leeds GP Confederation

Denise Tyrrell

Deputy Director of Operations and Delivery, National COVID-19 Vaccines Deployment Programme, NHS England

Sarah Walter

Director, ICS Network, NHS Confederation

Arne Wolters

Head of Improvement Analytics, NHS England; Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear (CNTW) NHS Foundation Trust; NIHR North East and North Cumbria Applied Research Collaboration (ARC)