Leadership Academy

Meet the team

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Patient Faculty, Codesign and Practice Team

Karl Roberts, Head of Patient Faculty, Codesign and Practice

Karl Roberts is responsible for Experience of Care and Participation at NHS National Leadership Academy. His brief includes patient/service user, carer and staff participation on NHS leadership programmes, patient leadership and development programmes, volunteering and is national leadership Academy designated lead for safeguarding. Karl joined NHS National Leadership Academy in 2017. Karl has worked within Health and social care sector for over 25 years and has been volunteering since the age of 10 years of age and held senior roles within a leading national charity where he now serves as a volunteer coach and mentor to leaders. Karl was appointed as a Commander of the Order (CStJ) for his charitable work. Karl is an Honorary Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University and passionate about people’s experiences of care, patient, carer and staff engagement, participation, leadership development and inclusion.

Philippa Martin, Patient Faculty Codesign and Practice Manager

Gill Algor, Programme Coordinator: Experience of Care and Participation

Gill Algor has been a carer for 11 years and has a wide range of patient focus and project management experience within the NHS and charitable sectors. Gill is a passionate and strong advocate for patients, carers and staff working across healthcare, who believes that patients are the forefront of our core values.

Christine Hodgson, Patient Faculty Codesign and Practice Administrator

Debbie Kean, Patient Faculty Codesign and Practice Administrator