Meet the team

Sarah Parker
Sarah ParkerDirector Transformation and The Academy
As Director of Transformation and The Academy, Sarah brings extensive experience in transformation and change management.
Mark Hamilton
Mark HamiltonExecutive Clinical Director
Mark is the Executive Clinical Director for the Academy and is responsible for its strategy and ambitions
Peter Carpenter
Peter CarpenterProgramme Director
Peter is responsible for delivery oversight of the portfolio of programmes for the Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network
Naomi Garnett
Naomi GarnettProgramme Manager
Naomi is the Programme Manager for the Surrey Heartlands Academy. Her role is to oversee the delivery of a range of projects designed to enable other STP workstreams to deliver effectively and consistently
Lisa Mardell
Lisa MardellCommunications Manager
Lisa’s role is to share the work of the Academy across the Surrey Heartlands partnership
Heather Bokota
Heather BokotaCommercial Manager
Heather is responsible for the development of a new commercial function and strategy for the Surrey Heartlands Academy
Negin Sarafraz-Shekary
Negin Sarafraz-ShekarySenior Public Health Lead
Negin’s role is to implement the Surrey Heartland Evaluation Strategy and support the workstreams with their program evaluation to evidence impact.
Sreya Pokkali
Sreya PokkaliResearch and Engagement Officer
Sreya’s role is to co-ordinate research that ensures the Surrey Heartlands workforce is involved in the transformation of care services.
Aalia Khan
Aalia Khan GP
Aalia Khan is a GP in Surrey and her work for the Academy focuses on supporting the Connect pillar by helping to create dynamic, virtual, reference panels for different workstreams in the Health and Care Partnership