Meet the team

The Healthwatch Birmingham team:

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Andy Cave - Chief Executive Officer

Andy is our Chief Executive Officer. His role is to lead Healthwatch Birmingham strategically and operationally, on behalf of the Healthwatch Birmingham Board.

Andy has a depth of experience in the Voluntary and Community Sector working in a... more

Dr Jane Upton - Head of Evidence

Jane leads our research and policy team. This team listens to people’s experiences of health and social care services in Birmingham; identifying and investigating those services members of the public have raised concerns about. Data collected in these investigations... more

Dr Chipiliro Kalebe-Nyamongo - Policy Officer

Chipiliro makes sure our work is informed by the latest national and local policy developments, and leads on our engagement with policy decisions that will impact on health inequities and Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Birmingham. Her responsibilities include:... more

Gary Rogers - Information and Signposting Officer

Gary is our Information and Signposting Officer, who’s role is to collate user experiences and offer guidance to people contacting our feedback services on where they can get the best support.

Prior to joining Healthwatch Birmingham, Gary had worked... more

Ghazanfar Sami Khan

As a research assistant Ghazanfar’s role is to document and record people’s experiences of health and social services in Birmingham and to identify research themes and trends by analysing the collected data and carrying out literature review to further clarify... more

Diane Hickey - Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary to the Board

Diane (Di) is PA to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Secretary to the Board. Her role is to ensure the efficient and smooth running and governance of Healthwatch Birmingham. Di will be working closely with the CEO and the... more

Sarah Walmsley - Project Officer

Sarah is our Project Officer. She takes the lead on discrete projects that support Healthwatch Birmingham to achieve our strategic objectives. She provides support to the team as needed to ensure the smooth running of any aspect or our... more