Governing Body Members and CCG Team


Phil Johns

Accountable Officer


Jo Galloway

Chief Nursing Officer

Jo qualified as a nurse in Coventry and she has nearly 30 years experience in healthcare. Her carerr has spanned acute, community, practice development, education and commissioning. She has been a CCG Chief Nursing Officer since 2013 and has also previousy worke as a Nurse Consultant for Older People. 

Chris Lonsdale

Chief Finance Officer (Interim)


Jenni Northcote

Chief Strategy and Primary Care Officer

Jenni joined the CCG in February 2015 from Birmingham South Central CCG as Director for Partnerships and Engagement. Since then she has moved to become Chief Strategy and Primary Care Officer with overall responsibility for commissioning, primary care development communications and engagement.  She has held senior roles within the NHS, public sector and third sector and has extensive experience of leading strategic change programmes.  Jenni has a passion for engagement and partnership working and is committed to ensuring ‘lived experience’ shapes services which deliver improved outcomes for patients. 

Andrew Harkness

Chief Transformation Officer Warkwickshire North &  Coventry and Rugby CCGs

 Andrew began his career as a pharmacist, subsequently qualifying as a consultant in public health. He has gained extensive knowledge and experience from working in clinical and managerial roles across primary, community and acute care settings and has successfully implemented programmes and policy at local, regional and national scale. In previous roles Andrew has acquired a broad range of senior level experience and responsibility including; population health management, outcomes based commissioning, service transformation and redesign, primary care and the operational management of services.

Dr Arshad Khan

Clinical Lead - elected


Dr Godwin Igodo

Clinical Lead - elected


Sue Turner

Practice Network Clinical Lead – North Warwickshire

Sue is a Practice Nurse at Camp Hill GP Led Health Centre and Bulkington Surgery. Previously, she has worked as an acute care nurse. She is the CCG’s clinical lead on primary care nursing and quality. Sue joined the CCG as a member of the Governing Body in March 2014.

Dr Inayat Ullah

Practice Network Lead


Dr Jonathan Timperley

Secondary Care Specialist

Jon is a consultant cardiologist working in Northampton with a specialist interest in rhythm disturbance and pacing devices. He recently left his role of Clinical Director for Urgent Care at Northampton General Hospital after 5 years and prior to this served as a Medical Officer in the Royal Air Force for 20 years including 2 years as a GP. 

Dr Shade Agboola

Warwickshire Public Health


Graham Nuttall

Lay Member - Primary Care


David Allcock

Lay Member - Governance 

Stan Orton


Stan is the elected Chair of the Patient Group Forum for 2015-17, and is the Chair of the Dordon and Polesworth Patients Participation Panel. Stan is also a member of George Eliot Hospital and represents WNCCG on their Patients Advocacy Forum. As both a member of the public and a user of local NHS services, he is passionate about taking an active interest in how health services are provided at all levels.

Gemma Nistorica-David

CCG Lay Member

Originally from Aberdeen, Gemma relocated to Rugby in 2016 with her husband and daughter. She is a qualified Social worker who has gained several years of experience specialising in working with children, young people and adults affected by disability. Gemma has also been involved in undertaking joint police child protection interviews following a Post graduate certificate in Child protection.

When her son was born locally in 2018, she reconsidered her work/life balance due to his diagnosis of Mild Haemophilia. From this, she started a branch franchise of theatrical baby sensory classes.

Gemma is keen to offer the CCG a non-medical perspective to the decision making process and use her experience of advocating for others to support the local community.

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