Executive Team

CSH Surrey's Executive Team are responsible for the operational delivery of services.

Chief Executive Stephen Cass

Stephen brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to the CSH leadership team, and importantly too, a passion for personalised care and improving health outcomes.

Stephen is a strong advocate of collaborative working, having worked within primary and secondary care, mental health and community services. He joined the NHS after qualifying as Chartered Accountant in London and has held a variety of Board level roles within the NHS and the private sector. These include Chief Executive and Finance Director positions in Kent, Sussex and the West Country. He has recently led one of the country’s first population-based prime-providers for MSK services.

Director of Clinical Services Victoria Griffiths

Victoria Griffiths, a Pharmacist, joined CSH in 2014 as Director of Adults and in March 2015 became Director of Clinical Services, responsible for Children and Families, and Adults Services. Prior to joining CSH Surrey Victoria was Associate Director of Operations for Theatres, Anaesthetics, Surgery and Critical Care at Ashford & St Peters Hospital NHS Fundation Trust. Previously, Victoria held the post of Chief Pharmacist at Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Director of HR and Communications Rhona Mason

Rhona Mason joined CSH Surrey on 24 August as Director of HR & Communication. Rhona has over 20 years HR experience and joins from Moat, a large housing association based in Kent. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and has a post-graduate qualification in Employment Law. Rhona was keen to work for an organisation that makes a real difference and was particularly drawn to our culture, values and co-ownership model.

Finance Director Alun Shopland

Alun joined CSH in 2007 and is a qualified accountant with significant experience in the commercial, charitable and not for profit sectors. He is responsible for finance, estates and procurement at CSH Surrey.

Director of IM&T Will Lewis

Will joined CSH Surrey in November 2015. He has a strong background in developing IM&T services for health organisations and a good understanding of our employee owned social enterprise model having worked for another employee-owned community interest company before joining CSH Surrey.

Director of Business Development Matthew Killick

Matt joined CSH Surrey in October 2016 from Barnardo’s where he was the UK Head of Business Development, and prior to this Assistant Director of Children’s Services in the South East. Matt brings both commercial and operational experience, is a Chartered Manager and holds an MBA. In addition he has over 20 years’ experience within the third sector and children’s social care, working for leading third sector organisations.

Outside of work Matt is the Chair of Governors for a primary school. He was drawn to CSH Surrey because of the values of the organisation and its co-ownership model.