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Our Team

The Executive Team come with many years’ experience in Medicine, Nursing, Finance, Governance and Fundraising, and run our successful, forward-thinking and safe hospital. The team are committed to delivering the Hospital’s strategic plan: to ensure a sustainable business and charitable future, with patients put before profit, and outstanding healthcare at the heart of everything we do.

Lindsey Condron

Chief Executive

Lindsey joined King Edward VII’s Hospital from the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, where she was the Associate Director of the Private and International Business. Lindsey was responsible for the operational management as well as a number of strategic initiatives both in the UK and Internationally. Lindsey has extensive leadership experience working across the NHS and private healthcare sectors and has successfully delivered a number of development initiatives most recently leading on the build and opening of an outpatient & diagnostic facility.

Tonya Kloppers

Director of Nursing/Matron

Tonya Kloppers joined the Hospital as a staff nurse and has risen through the ranks, culminating in her appointment as Matron/Director of Nursing from 1st November 2018. Tonya brings vision and enthusiasm to her role, recognising the need for the patient and their experience to be at the heart of everything that we do at King Edward VII’s Hospital. Tonya attained BSc Nursing (Hons) from the University of the Witwatersrand and the breadth of her experience in Hospitals in South Africa and Britain has contributed to her skills. She is a dedicated, proactive and adaptable nurse leader with a belief in traditional nursing values. With a national shortage of nurses, Tonya is committed to ensuring the Hospital cultivates a nursing workforce who bring the latest training and expertise to their clinical work. Tonya’s recruitment of new nurses is careful and thorough, seeking out excellence and talent and accepting nothing less. This approach, coupled with the ongoing education and training of our nursing staff allows the Hospital to offer some of the best nursing care in London. Tonya strives to keep the Hospital progressing and looking outwards so that it can utilise the best tools that national healthcare education, research and innovation have to offer.

Kate Farrow

Director of Operations

Kate joined the organisation in February 2019. She has extensive operational experience having spent several years both in private healthcare and more recently in senior leadership roles within the NHS. Prior to joining KEVII she was at University College London Hospital where she was leading the Division of Women’s Health. She has previously led on national and regional cancer improvement projects as part of the National Cancer Vanguard, cost improvement and productivity as well as managing the largest Urology department in the UK. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and Health Promotion and more recently obtained an executive certificate in Managing Healthcare Delivery at Harvard Business School. With a passion for operational excellence and commitment to patient centred care, Kate will provide strong leadership to drive productivity and efficiency across the organisation while working closely with the Directors of Nursing and Governance to insure the hospital continues to deliver out-standing patient care.

Dr Jenny Davidson

Director of Governance

Jenny Davidson trained and worked as a midwife in the NHS for many years before moving into healthcare education, management and governance. Alongside this she has also completed a Master’s Degree, Post Graduate Certificate in Education and a Doctorate in Philosophy developing a range of knowledge and skills that have enabled her to excel at delivering effective governance across the NHS and private healthcare sector. Jenny joined King Edward VII’s Hospital in November 2017 from London Bridge Hospital, where governance was recognised as outstanding. As Director of Governance, Jenny’s role is to support the delivery of safe, high quality and responsive care and services, to meet our legislative and regulatory compliance, and to establish a rich culture of continual learning and improvement.

Professor Justin Vale

Medical Director

Professor Justin Vale started as Medical Director in March 2018. His clinical background is in urology, with sub-specialist interests in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for kidney and prostate cancer. He has held a number of senior clinical leadership positions in the NHS including Clinical Programme Director for Cancer and Surgery at Imperial College Healthcare 2008-2013, managing an annual budget of £80m, and Deputy Medical Director for Safety and Effectiveness and Professional Development 2014-2018. Justin is passionate about Safety and Quality in healthcare and has led a number of successful Quality Improvement initiatives. He brings immense clinical governance experience to King Edward VII’s Hospital, coupled with the vision and ambition to help the Hospital grow its market share and charitable goals.

Mr Alan Farthing

Director of Clinical Strategy

Mr Farthing is a consultant gynaecologist specialising in the treatment of gynaecological cancers. He has particular expertise in treatments using laparoscopic surgery having learned these techniques in Australia at the beginning of the laparoscopic surgery revolution in the early 1990s. Originally appointed to St Marys Hospital he moved to Queen Charlottes Hospital with the formation of the Regional Gynaecological Cancer Centre in 2003. He has been Head of Gynaecological Cancer Services at Imperial for the last 8 years during which time it has doubled in size. He has been a user of King Edward VII Hospital for over 20 years and believes the world of Medicine should not stand still. He believes the next decade is likely to be governed by greater cooperation between groups of consultants and the Hospitals in which they practice along with the data that provides the patients in choosing their specialist.

Tim Brawn

Director of Fundraising and Veterans' Health

Tim joined the Hospital in February 2016 to lead the Fundraising department. With over 25 years’ in Fundraising, Tim has gained experience working for a wide variety of charities from across the fundraising disciplines, including running his own consultancy and his most recent post being at a Military Charity. Tim will be helping develop the department and working closely with our Friends and supporters as our plans for redevelopment and expansion into new areas of expertise take shape.

Rod Morgan

Director of Finance

Becky Hine

Director of HR and Learning & Development

Becky Hine is a highly experienced HR professional, now leading the Hospital’s Human Resources and Learning & Development department. She started her working career in retail management, and has spent the last 16.5 years at a Global Business Process Outsourcing company in London. Becky entered the healthcare sector with King Edward VII's Hospital in April 2019, bringing with her significant generalist employee relations experience, where customers/patients are at the heart of any employee related activity.

The Board

Trustees & Governors

President, Honorary Vice President and Life Governor

  • HRH The Duke of Kent (President)
  • Field Marshal the Rt. Hon. Lord Inge KG GCB DL (Honorary Vice President)
  • Dr V. Moshe Kantor PhD (Life Governor)

Board of Trustees

  • Sir Richard Sykes, FRS FMedSci HonFREng Chair
  • Dr V. Moshe Kantor PhD
  • Professor Roger Kirby MA MD FRCS(Urol)
  • Mrs Alison Parkhouse
  • The Rt. Hon. Professor Lord Ajay Kakkar BSc PhD FRCS
  • Sir Stuart Lipton
  • The Hon Mrs Virginia Lovell JP, DL
  • Mr Simon Weil
  • Dame Lesley Regan DBE
  • Mr Paul Biddle
  • Miss Fiona Driscoll

Advisory Board

  • Sir Richard Sykes, FRS FMedSci HonFREng Chair
  • Mr Andrew Graham
  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Jock Stirrup KG, GCB, AFC, FRAeS, FCMI
  • Dr Martin CM Bricknell CB OStJ