Meet the Network

Meet the Network

by davebanana

Sue Henry

Sue Henry is a highly experienced transformational change consultant. Over 30 years experience working at the most senior level in NHS management & public health nationally & locally.

She founded MSH Partnership UK, an organisation that brings together professionals in the field of health, sport, leadership and transformational change to create sustainable improvement in wellbeing and performance for individuals, communities and workplaces.

Sue was previously National Director for NHS Sport and Physical Activity Challenge, a national workplace wellbeing programme she developed in response to the Boorman review and to maximize the inspirational power of London 2012. To date more than 500,000 NHS staff have participated.

Ali Wheeler

Ali Wheeler has a 20+ year background working in the public sector and has expertise in transformational and organisational change, community engagement and development and leading lifestyle advocacy programmes. Ali founded Good Squared in 2012 and Feelgood in 2016.  A former police officer, Ali is passionate about prevention of  ill health and poor wellbeing, and advocates for healthy workplaces, working with individuals, communities and organisations to create healthy lifestyle opportunities and improving health and wellbeing.

Dr Ann Hoskins

Ann has over 30 years’ experience working in public health in the UK and the Republic of Yemen. She has successfully led innovations in health strategy, policy development and programme implementation to improve health and tackle health inequalities. She has held local, regional and national senior PH leadership positions, with a special interest in children and families, taking up trustee roles in housing and a national children’s charity.

Dr Janet Atherton

Janet is a public health specialist who has worked at Director level in the NHS, local government and the voluntary sector at both local and national level.  She is known for her energy and ability to stimulate and sustain collaboration across systems and is an Associate of the Leadership Centre working with places to develop their systems leadership capability.  This, together with her roles as Senior Adviser to Public Health England, trustee of Cycling UK and Board Member of Alpha Living, a sheltered housing provider, enable her to bring a wide range of current understanding and networks to bear on her work with clients.

Gary Wootten

Gary has expertise in social marketing, research and integrated campaign delivery. After roles delivering NHS and Department for Health social change programmes, Gary founded Hitch – a leading behaviour change agency – investing in, leading and delivering a wide portfolio of local and national behaviour change projects, programmes and campaigns to improve health and wellbeing.  

Anne Pennington

Anne is a social marketing specialist with expertise in research, insight generation and evaluation.  She helps clients ask the right questions over the life of a project from idea creation and service specifications, to testing of pilots and assessment of service delivery outcomes. Her recent industry leading work includes smoking cessation and domestic abuse.

Andy Mills

Andy is a skilled qualitative researcher and business process consultant and experienced in quality assurance and public health advocacy/policy implementation. Since leaving public service in April 2013 Andy has set up AMP Ltd providing insight, research and policy advice to clients including Local Authorities, regional and national charities, and to various parts of the NHS landscape.

Andrew Bennett

Andrew has expertise in the development, implementation and evaluation of small and large scale public health programmes. A former youth worker, drug service manager and managing director of a national agency providing a range of substance use and related interventions, Andrew’s current work includes adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), childhood vaccination, healthy ageing and protecting and promoting health in nighttime environments.

Wendy Meredith

Wendy is an independent public health consultant now specialising in population health consultancy and interim public health leadership roles. She has extensive experience as a director in the NHS, local government, the voluntary and community sectors and the Department of Health.

With a career-long commitment to improving health and well-being and tackling health inequalities together with a long track record of delivery, her particular specialisms include: policy and strategy development; mental health and well-being; children’s health; community involvement and development; and public service reform.