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Meet the team

Behind the scenes, dozens of people are working hard to make Cambridge Children's Hospital a reality.

Our leadership teams are made up of world-leading clinical and academic expertise, as well as specialists from frontline paediatric healthcare and research. Parents, carers, children and young people are also key members of our team.

Joint Strategic Board

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Our Joint Strategic Board represents our three partner organisations.

Top L-R: Roland Sinker, CEO, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH); Scott Haldane, Interim CEO, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT); Prof David Cardwell, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge (UoC).

Bottom L-R: Claire Stoneham, Senior Responsible Officer, Director of Strategy and Major Projects (CUH); Dr Cathy Walsh, Senior Responsible Officer, Chief Medical Officer (CPFT); Prof Patrick Maxwell, Senior Responsible Officer, Regius Professor of Physic (UoC).

Clinical leads

Eight headshots of clinical leads

Our project leads bring a wealth of clinical and academic expertise.

Top L-R: Ewa Debska, Clinical co-lead for mental health; Rob Heuschkel, Clinical lead for physical health; Tamsin Ford, Clinical lead for mental health research.

Bottom L-R: Isobel Heyman, Clinical co-lead for mental health; Denise Williams, Clinical lead for hospital school; David Rowitch, Clinical lead for physical health research.

Coproduction Champions

Our twelve parent Coproduction Champions bring their lived experience to all areas of the project and at all levels. Their varied professional backgrounds and knowledge also supports the project. Read more about coproduction here.

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Top, L-R: Jo, Amanda, Celia, Shakila, Dan, and Sarah. Bottom, L-R: Uzoma, Andy, Debs, with Tom, Kate, Michelle, and Hannah, with Phoebe

Cambridge Children's Network

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The Cambridge Children's Network logo was designed by a young person

Cambridge Children’s Network is a made up of children, young people and families from across the East of England. They are engaged in a range of creative ways to help shape how the hospital will look, feel and care. Find out more here.

Design Team

The development of Cambridge Children's Hospital is supported by an expert international design team which includes experienced architects and engineers in a unique partnership between Hawkins\Brown (opens in a new tab), White Arkitekter (opens in a new tab) and Ramboll (opens in a new tab).