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Why choose 8foldGovernance?

We have decades of experience in your sector. Our dedicated, pleasant, and supportive people care about your business with a professional can-do approach. Our offer to you is a range of efficient, easy to access materials and services that will make your life easier.

We package up information governance services, clinical risk and product management, materials, and expertise into a range of off the shelf products. Our company makes it easy for you to engage the expertise you need, be that template packs for you to complete in house, consultant support, or the ability to outsource the roles and responsibilities to our team.

Choose the package you need and get started right away. If you need support and advice, book directly into an expert’s diary, and we will help you.

Whether you need support with your governance or would like us to do the heavy lifting and take on the work for you, 8foldGovernance is your partner of choice.

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8foldgovernance has a large range of services to offer, we are one-stop-shop for digital health technology companies


Meet our team

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Lyndon Johnson


With a wealth of knowledge in health technology and trusted connections across the industry Lyndon can support your team with business development strategy and delivery whether you are a health technology start up, SME, or AHSN.He has played key roles in scaling businesses and can provide tactical and strategic support with a huge amount of energy and focus on solutions rather than problems. Lyndon’s extensive clinical and managerial background in primary, secondary, community and private health care are key in understanding and supporting the needs of health technology start ups when going to market.

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Adam Spinks

Director of Governance and Legal Affairs

Adam is a specialist information governance lead and has worked extensively for NHS trusts, CCG’s, private healthcare providers and digital health technology companies. He has extensive knowledge of data protection and privacy law, information risk management, data flow mapping and is expert in the practical application of data protection impact assessments (DPIA) and information sharing agreements (ISA). He is an expert communicator and trusted advisor in the industry.

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Noreen Doyle

Information Governance consultant

Noreen has over 20 years of experience in Information Governance and has worked in Government, Technology Companies and NHS Trusts providing data privacy management and expertise in training, policy and procedural documentation, compliance framework completion, completion of records of processing activities, completion of the NHS Digital Data Protection and Security Toolkit. Noreen is passionate about data privacy and the protection of an individual’s rights.

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Dr Shailesh Suri

Director of Clinical risk and product management

Shailesh has worked at VP Product level with responsibility for product strategy, design and delivery. He has worked at various levels of company maturity; building teams and processes from scratch through to managing more mature product and engineering teams. He has worked alongside customers ranging from national and regional health bodies to local clinical teams and app and device manufacturers. Given his clinical experience as an acute medical doctor in the NHS he is well placed to understand end user needs and communicate effectively with health service users and patients.

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Hugh Collard


Hugh’s background is in neuroscience and cognitive sciences. He specialises in researching key opportunities and the right relationships for digital health technology start ups. He is passionate about digital health ecosystems and brings a fresh new perspective on getting your company in front of the right people.

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Beverly Scott

Director of Regulatory, Quality & Standards Compliance

Bev has over 19 years’ experience in standards and compliance in the NHS, digital health and medical device sector She is a subject matter expert in regulatory affairs, quality management, risk management, clinical safety and software development lifecycles. Having set up her consulting agency BCS Clinical Consulting in 2011, she has now successfully mentored over 100 start-ups, spin outs and established companies and institutions to achieve their product certification (CE/UKCA marking) and standards compliance requirements. As a registered, practising clinician and system safety engineering practitioner, Bev is able to effectively translate the complex regulatory requirements for both technical and clinical teams in a pragmatic way.

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Gurpreet Sarai 

Creative Director of Communications

Gurpreet is an experienced communicator with specialist knowledge of the health-tech industry. Her early career started in the NHS where she led pioneering communications programmes for the primary, acute and social care sectors, before delivering a number of central Government funded programmes to improve information sharing practices and policy across the Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions and the Home Office. As someone who is able to articulate a vision into reality, Gurpreet developed the brand and marketing function for the digital health records market leader – Patients Know Best amongst others. Her extensive knowledge and experience of the industry, helps to breathe life into the innovations of our clients.


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Gavin Matthews

Gavin has almost 20 years experience in Business Development, Leadership and Healthcare Technology. His passion is in being part of a sustainable, patient-centric, universal healthcare system. This contribution will be achieved through delivering effective healthcare technology and in 2020 led to him founding Quiddity Health. The goal is now to broaden his and his teams impact on these ideals by uniting healthcare providers with the best innovation available from across the globe.

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Sam Holland

Sam has been thriving in sales environments since graduating in Business Management at Manchester University 10 years ago. His ability to connect with people, understand their objectives, and build and articulate solutions has led to progression into leadership roles, where he has built and managed teams to deliver healthcare technology and transformation.

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Anthony Anandan

Anthony has over 20 years experience in the life sciences and healthcare industry. He has worked in several global consulting firms along with NHS for Imperial College Health Partners. His core experience is around digital health technology and working alongside senior clinicians and industry leaders delivering healthcare improvement programmes. He has a passion for healthcare innovation and how digital health can deliver improved patient outcomes.

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Carolyn Barkin

Carolyn has spent the past twenty-five years working in health and care across academia, government, information technology, financial services, and management consultancy. Inspired by her foundations in Public Health, she believes in taking a human-centred approach to service design and digital transformation. She works with customers to ensure that users (patients, clinicians) are put at the centre of digital health and care solutions.

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Tom Sheppard 

Tom has worked in Healthcare for his whole career, both in the NHS and the private sector. He is Managing Director and part-owner of HealthBid, the UK’s largest specialist healthcare bidding organisation. Tom leads the business to deliver nearly 100 projects a year with a win rate of over 75%. Using his business and sector acumen, Tom support clients to hone their commercial message and understand how to sell their product more effectively.

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Giannis Kostakis

Giannis has over a decade of professional experience in Cyber security, Technology and Business leadership, supported by a strong technical background. He has specialised in cyber risk, focusing on helping clients realise and mitigate cyber challenges, while demonstrating business value and building successful relationships. He is the Co-Founder of Leo CybSec and has led in the past a number of successful projects and programmes in the Technology, Banking, Finance, Telecoms, Retail as well as the Public Sector.