Supply Chain Coordination Limited

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SCCL Board

SCCL is governed by a Board of directors and non-executive directors, who provide expertise in commercial, technical, clinical and financial issues.

The day-to-day management of SCCL is through an executive team responsible for creating and driving the business strategy, providing strong commercial capability, a relentless approach to creating value, gain competitive advantage and becoming the strategic procurement partner of choice for the NHS.

SCCL Board members

Heather Tierney-Moore OBE

Heather Tierney-Moore

Heather was appointed as Chair of the Board of SCCL on 1 November 2022.

Heather joined the Board of SCCL when it was established in September 2018 as a non-executive director and has worked in healthcare for over 30 years, initially training as a registered nurse.

Most recently, Heather was Chief Executive of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, retiring in March 2019 after 10 years in post. She has extensive clinical experience and has held a wide range of clinical leadership roles, including Chief Nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Nurse Director of Lothian NHS Board. Heather has held a number of non-executive director roles over the last 10 years across a range of national organisations.

Heather was made Officer of the British Empire for services to Healthcare by the Queen in December 2001.

Heather was interim non-executive Chair of the Board of SCCL from 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2022.

Andrew New

Andrew New

Andrew joined SCCL as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September 2021.

Prior to joining SCCL, Andrew was the Executive Director for Procurement and Supply Chain at JCB where he was responsible for the Supply Chain globally.  Andrew has also held senior roles at Magnox Ltd (now a subsidiary to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) and Babcock International Group PLC and brings experience across Retail, Leisure, Engineering and Property sectors.

Andrew has extensive experience in business transformation programme leadership, total lifecycle cost management, customer and supplier engagement and deploying technology to optimise business operational performance.

He also holds a Masters in Business Administration and BSc in Chemical Physics from the University of Bristol.

Colin McCready

Colin McCready

Colin joined SCCL as chief financial officer (CFO) in December 2019, joining from NHS Professionals where he held the position of CFO and then interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Colin led a transformation programme, delivering revenue growth, improved service delivery through technological investment and building a more customer-focused organisation.

Prior to NHS Professionals, Colin held senior finance roles at Serco and professional services provider Control Risks. As of November 2020 to August 2021, Colin was Acting CEO of SCCL.

A chartered global management accountant and chartered institute of management accountants, Colin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Speciality) achieved at Queens University in Ontario Canada.

Miranda Carter

Miranda Carter

Miranda is currently director of provider development at NHS England and NHS Improvement. Miranda joined Monitor in 2004 where she was responsible for the assessment of NHS foundation trust applications and reviewing NHS mergers and acquisitions. More recently she has taken responsibility for the provider transformation and provider policy teams within NHS England and NHS Improvement focusing on the development of the provider sector with systems to support the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan commitments.

A qualified chartered accountant, Miranda started her career at Deloitte working in the UK and Hong Kong. In 1997 she joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and spent four years in the transaction services department in London focusing on due diligence assignments. Her portfolio of financial experience is wide-ranging and includes mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and initial public offerings (IPOs).

Heather Benjamin

Heather Benjamin

Heather has led companies and served on Boards of directors of private and commercial companies, not-for-profit organisations, and associations including regulated environments. These included financial services, water and learning disabled organisations. During her time as Chief Procurement Officer at  Centrica, Heather helped drive transformation of £10 billion per annum spend. 

As well as SCCL board, Heather is the Chair of Air Ambulance UK Ltd and Independent Non Executive Director for BlueLight Commercial ( working with the police forces across England and Wales to transform their commercial and procurement functions. ) She is also Vice President in The Leaders Club.

With expertise in logistics and supply chains and supporting development of strategies for growth she will reinforce the commercial expertise currently sitting in NHS supply chain. Her other passion is driving the sustainability and resilience in the supply chain. Heather is Chair of the Remuneration Committee in SCCL.

Rob Houghton

Rob has spent over 20 years working in IT and change management in telecoms and financial services, holding a BSc (Hons) in Information Technology. Previous roles have included software development for BT, senior management positions with CSC in the UK, Middle East and Africa and Aviva in the UK and US. He has seven years’ experience at board level and an established track record of success in leading major transformational change.

Most recently Rob took on the MS Amlin Business Services CEO. MS Amlin is a leading insurer and reinsurer, and part of the global top-10 insurance group MS&AD. This role involves the running and transformation of a wide ranging Central Service organisation primarily focused on IT, Cyber Security, Data/ Analytics, Change delivery and Operational Excellence.

Rommel Pereira

Rommel Pereira

Rommel is a highly experienced finance director with a career spanning more than 40 years including as finance director at the Bank of England.

He currently holds non-executive director roles at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, The Riverside Group and The National Archives and he also chairs their audit committees.

Rommel is also a member of the North East London Audit Chairs Group and South West London Finance NEDs’ Group, providing guidance and oversight to the formulation of these regional NHS Integrated Care Systems.

Mark Swyny

Mark Swyny

Mark Swyny has 30 years of leadership experience across the financial services sector including in business transformation and change management.

He has held various leadership roles in the Lloyds Banking Group including recently as supply chain director. He is currently a non-executive director of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and The Kemnal Academy Trust (45 schools across south and east England).