Our Team

The leadership required to run a successful, forward thinking and safe hospital is the responsibility of the Executive Team. With many years’ experience in Medicine, Nursing, Finance, Governance and Fundraising, the Executive Team are totally committed to delivering the Hospital’s strategic plan. The strategic plan is to deliver a sustainable business and charitable future, ensuring that patients are put before profit, and that outstanding Healthcare is 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. As Matron/Director of Nursing, Tonya’s role is to ensure that consideration for the patient and their experience at the Hospital is at the forefront of everything that we do. 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.

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.

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.

Ian Deans

Finance Director

Ian Deans is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry. Ian has a wealth of commercial, financial and operational leadership experience in major FTSE 100 companies and SME’s over the last 30 years. Ian has a track-record of success in multi-site operations in Healthcare (acute hospitals with Care UK), Hospitality (Intercontinental Hotels Group) and Academies with an education charity. As Finance Director his role is to ensure delivery of the business plan for King Edward VII’s Hospital, manage resources and drive the commercial aspects of the charity. Ian joined the team in August 2015.

Mike Lord

Commercial and Business Development Director

Mike Lord joined King Edward VII’s Hospital in 2018, bringing with him a wealth of commercial, leadership and health sector experience. Mike previously worked for a leading Private Medical Insurer, and a national hospital group and has strong well established relationships across both the commercial and clinical sides of the sector. As Commercial & Business Development Director, Mike has a particular interest in using his experience across both Hospitals and Health & Wellbeing, to support the development of end to end pathways that can be made easily accessible to deliver personalised care and outstanding outcomes for the individual.

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)
  • Ms Alison Dean
  • The Rt. Hon. Professor Lord Ajay Kakkar BSc PhD FRCS
  • Sir Stuart Lipton
  • The Hon Mrs Virginia Lovell JP, DL
  • Sir Michael Stevens KCVO FCA
  • Mr Simon Weil

Advisory Board

  • Sir Richard Sykes, FRS FMedSci HonFREng Chair
  • Mr Andrew Graham
  • Brigadier Colin Harrisson CVO OBE
  • Sir Barry Jackson FRCS FRCP FRCSGlas
  • Sir Marcus Setchell KCVO FRCS FRCOG
  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force The Lord Stirrup KG, GCB, AFC, FRAeS, FCMI
  • Sir Michael Uren, OBE
  • General Sir Peter Wall GCB, CBE, DL, FREng