Stevan Jackson


Stevan has 40+ years of practical leadership experience, at all levels, in the military, private, not-for-profit, and profit-for-purpose sectors. Stevan’s working life started underground on a Nottinghamshire coal face, before joining the Royal Navy as a junior rating and rising to the rank of Captain during a range of demanding jobs at sea, ashore and abroad, including Command. He gained significant experience and skill in planning and delivering medical support to UK national and multi-national (NATO) maritime and amphibious (Commando) forces conducting combat and other operations worldwide. His book on Clinical Leadership was launched by the Princess Royal in 2015 and he has taught Leadership, Operations Management and Project Management to MBA students in Leeds & Worcester universities for over 5 years. Stevan has led expeditions to climb the hardest routes on the world’s highest mountains and is a published author on team selection for such challenges.  Stevan now uses his knowledge, skills and experience to help high-performing business leaders to become better leaders, make better decision and get better results.  He has been married to Paula, a former Naval Nurse, for over 40 years and they have 2 children and 2 very little grandchildren. Steve played winning rugby in the front row for RN teams and is interested in clay shooting, reading, writing, wine tasting and keeping fit.

Phil Laybourne


Location: United Kingdom

Name & qualifications:
Phil Laybourne, BA Joint Honours – French and Economics, University of Sheffield


Phil has led a successful career working in sales and marketing roles as well as the Charity sector, latterly as Board Director across a number of retail marketing and consumer insight consultancies (dunnhumby, Tesco, IRI and RMG). He has also worked across several regional and national charities in educational enterprise (Young Enterprise and Student Business Company), poverty alleviation (Foodbank) and Christian-based community support programmes such as Employment Plus and as Chairman of Newbury Street Pastors. He lives in Berkshire with his wife, Karen and they have two grown up daughters.


  • 2017 – 2022: Company Secretary, Chief Operations Officer, and Executive Director for Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer and The Wall (Developments) Ltd.
  • 2016 – 2017: Global Solutions Director, Retail Marketing Group
  • 2015: Sales and Marketing Director, Gradweb
  • 2011 – 2014: Senior Vice President , Business Insights, IRI
  • 2001 – 2010: Commercial Director, dunnhumby UK (part of Tesco Stores Plc)
  • 1998 –  2001: Client Director, Catalina Marketing
  • 1984 – 1998: Ranks Hovis McDougall (assorted Commercial and Strategic Planning roles

Other positions:

  • Chairman – Ascension Trust (Newbury Street Pastors)
  • Executive Director – Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer
  • Vice Chair of Governors – The Willink School, Burghfield, Reading
  • Trustee – Victory Room, Bucklebury

Nigel Rossiter

Chair of Trustees

Location: United Kingdom

Name & qualifications:
Nigel Rossiter MB BS FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) FFSTEd

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Basingstoke UK – since 2002
Previously Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon HM Forces (Army) 1985-2003

Other positions:

  • G4 Alliance advocacy group chair and strategy board member
  • Faculty Advisory Board for faculty of Remote Rural & Humanitarian Health at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member Oxford University Global Surgery Group
  • Chair Incision Indemnity
  • Medical advisory board Open Medical
  • Senior medical adviser Rams Rugby
  • Previous chair of Orthopaedic Trauma Education AO UK & Ireland
  • Past (& founding) President – Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • Emeritus International member Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Fellow of Faculty of Surgical Trainers
  • Fellow British Orthopaedic Association and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and, member of British Association for Surgery of the Knee, Combined Services Orthopaedic Society, Gauvain Society, Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society, AOTrauma
  • National Institute health and Care Excellence panellist
  • Member International Committee for VTE prevention in Orthopaedic surgery
  • Clinical reviewer for National Institute of Health Research
  • South Central England Trauma network institution panel
  • Previous Clinical Director Dept of Trauma & Orthopaedics and Chair of Trauma & Major Incident committee – Hampshire Hospitals


  • Combined Services Orthopaedic Surgery prize 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Drummond scholar HM Forces 1996
  • Wessex Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year 2010 & 2020
  • Inspiring educator of the year finalist NHS Shine awards 2014 & 2015
  • Hippocrates award for excellence in field of Medicine – Who’s Who 2013

Gold Honour

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Andrew Taylor


Name & qualifications:
Andrew Taylor FCPFA

Andrew owns Cloverdene Consulting Ltd, which assists organisations in the areas of risk management, corporate governance, merger and integration, regulatory compliance and stakeholder management. Prior to this he had senior management roles in a number local authorities and housing associations.

Other positions:

  • Lay member (governance) – Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Trustee and Chair of Audit Committee – Connexus Housing Group
  • Trustee and Chair of Business Planning and Finance Committee – YMCA Downslink Group