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Mark Claydon

Managing Director 

With a wealth of operational and general business management experience, Mark is responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality services while building capacity for future growth.


Mark is renowned for driving cultural change, and ensures that we benefit from continuous and sustainable improvement.

Mark's expertise lies in procurement and supply chain, SME business management, project and programme management, resource planning, system strategy and budget control.

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Nicola Dickins

Director Health Social Enterprise 

Nicola Dickins has been working with Social Entrepreneurs for over 20 years, helping them to develop social enterprise activity and diverse income generation routes through trading, commissioning, funding and social investment. 

Her vision is to see a world where organisations choose to invest their profits into social purpose and thus sustainable and resilient communities can emerge.

Nicola leads the TRUSTECH Health Social Enterprise programme, establishing meaningful partnerships with entrepreneurs and companies to maximise positive outcomes for society.

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Louisa Gerrard

HR & Administration Manager

Louisa is the first point of contact for general enquiries. She is responsible for providing administrative, financial and project support.  


Louisa’s expertise includes office administration, health and safety, finance, HR, back office and other protocols.

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Charlotte Haseler

Project Manager

Charlotte works in the Health Social Enterprise (HSE) team to provide support to new and existing social enterprise organisations that aim to improve health and social care outcomes.


In particular she manages the start-up workstream, that helps individuals and organisations that want to establish Health Social Enterprises or are at a stage where they need to grow.


Charlotte's expertise includes business/innovation management, social enterprise, business planning, market research and data analysis.

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Richard Smith

Finance Director

Richard has held numerous finance director positions in the life sciences and healthcare sector, with both large multinationals and SMEs, including start-ups.


His wide experience, encompassing finance, sales and business development, and general business management, delivers sound and insightful financial management.


Richard's expertise includes financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, acquisitions, disposals,

in- and out-licensing and, business and intellectual property valuation.

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Doug Stellman

Board Advisor

As a venture capitalist for 25 years, involved in the start-up, growth and exit of a significant number of technology businesses across the UK, in a wide range of sectors including healthcare, materials, software, electronics and manufacturing.


Since 2017 he has been working for TRUSTECH as a board advisor and consultant, supporting the company's role as a leading advisor to healthcare organisations on transformation through innovation.

Doug's expertise lies in venture capital, life sciences, finance and business development.