Advisory Board

Charles Rapson

Charles Rapson CEO at School for Social Entrepreneurs (Midlands)

Charles has been involved in businesses of all sorts for over 40 years. He is currently the CEO School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) in the Midlands, supporting businesses where communities profit rather than a small group of shareholders. Before starting SSE Midlands, Charles converted an adult day care centre for people with learning disabilities into a factory where those individuals are in paid employment. Charles is passionate about creating sustainable business approaches to health, social care and community regeneration.

Mike Sinclair CIO at Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust

Mike is the Exec on-call and part of the Senior Management Team at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, he has responsibility for I.C.T., Medical Records, Clinical Coding, Business Intelligence and Information Governance. Mike started his working life as a research psychologist and psychological counselor, but has been a leader in health informatics for over 20 years with experience at CIO/ Director level in Mental Health, Acute and Community Trusts, including as regional CIO for Kent & Medway Strategic Health Authority. He also ran a Benchmarking & Accreditation Project for the Department for four years and is currently Chair of the South West NHS CIO and CCIO Forum.