Committee

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Ann Esterson, Chairman

Ann started her professional life in the UK. Initially she worked in the finance industry before moving to the public sector, where she gained considerable management and strategic planning experience. Following her move to Jersey, Ann took the job of Assistant Director at the Education Department in 1988 and was subsequently promoted to Chief Executive of the Employment and Social Security Department, where she steered reforms of the Social Security and Welfare systems, as well as the introduction of Employment Legislation. Since retirement, Ann has continued her non-executive work, latterly as the Vice Chairman of the Arts Trust and currently as the Chair of Family Nursing & Home Care.

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Rosemary Ruddy

Rosemary is a health, education and training specialist with 28 years’ experience of delivering HIV/AIDS care and prevention programmes. She was appointed Executive Director of local aids charity, ACET Jersey in 1994 and retired in 2011. Before coming to Jersey in 1981, Rosemary worked in education for eight years in the East End of London, where she was Deputy Principal Careers Officer for the London borough of Newham.

Rosemary has an honours (BA) degree in Psychology from the University of Liverpool and postgraduate diplomas in Managing Voluntary and Non-profit Enterprises and Fundraising. She was also a Fellow of both the Institute of Fundraising and the Chartered Management Institute.

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John Moulin

John joined the Ambulance Service in 1980, where he undertook his ambulance basic training and driver training in the UK and became fully qualified in March 1981. He was promoted to Assistant Chief in 1987 and was responsible for the Training Department and the service’s Major Incident Response training and preparedness. He was promoted to Chief Ambulance Officer in 1992 and led the service through a major change programme when they introduced the Paramedic level training to increase the public’s survivability from sudden serious illness or major trauma.

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Jo Gavey, Treasurer

Jo has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1997, and has held a Practicing Certificate since 2000. She has a BA Degree in Languages for Business and is also a Member of the Institute of Directors.  Jo joined Baker Homyard Chartered Accountants from inception in 1995 and became a partner in 2000. Since leaving there in 2008, she was Director of Local Business at BDO Alto Limited for two years, and since 2011 has been employed as an Associate in the Accounting & Business Services Department of Moore Stephens. Jo has a broad range of financial experience across all sectors of local businesses, including regulated, non-regulated and charities, in providing accounting and tax advice to all sized organisations to include business set-ups, management and financial accounting, taxation compliance, payroll, and back office support.

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Kevin Bates

Kevin is a member of the ICAEW having qualified with Ernst & Young in 1992.  He has a BSc in Physical Geography from Reading University.  Kevin is a director at Rosscot where he has worked since 1997. His remit ranges across various regulated and non-regulated audit and accounting clients as well as having corporate governance and compliance responsibilities.  Before that he was involved with the Trust Company and thus has a wide range of experience across various areas of the financial services industry.    

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Lara Haskins

Originally from Canada, Lara started her professional career with a global consulting firm providing management consulting services to a broad range of clients.  After a move to the Caribbean where she spent a number of years in the finance industry, Lara returned to Canada in 2001 to work for a large government owned hydro-electric utility.  She held senior roles that involved managing organizational development, process improvement and change programmes; overseeing key IT implementations and service delivery; and providing strategic support at the Executive level for communications and operational initiatives.  Lara joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in Jersey in September 2014 and currently leads their Strategy & Transformation advisory practice focused on supporting organisations through change. 

Lara has a business degree (BBA) from Simon Fraser University in Canada and holds an MBA from Queen’s University in Canada.  She is also currently the Chair of Little Oaks Nursery, a day nursery that provides term time child care for parents in Jersey. 

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David Ogilvie

David has led large international teams in FTSE 100 companies up to board level. He's a Professional and Company Director and was a shortlisted finalist in the Institute of Directors 2014 Director of The Year Awards for his ability to transform teams. He's also a Subject Matter Expert Panel Member and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. 

David has helped Government engage key stakeholders and understands the impact mergers, acquisitions and large change programmes can have on people. He understands because he's led people through those tough times at HBOS, BOS and LBG. 

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Philip Romeril

Phil Romeril trained as a pharmacist at Aston University in Birmingham UK and joined the Register of Pharmacists in 1987.

He purchased his first community pharmacy business in 1991 and expanded the business to include 8 pharmacies across both Jersey and Guernsey. 

Phil joined the Channel Islands Cooperative Society (CICS) after the sale of his pharmacy business and facilitated integrating the pharmacy business into the Society’s structure.  He also helped found the Co-operative Medical Practice which has challenged the historic model of General Practice in Jersey. 

During his career as both a healthcare contract owner and an employee of CICS, Phil has taken on a number of roles within the healthcare community:

  • Member of the Operational Governance Committee for Family Nursing and Homecare Charity (Pharmaceutical Advisor)
  • Chair of the Community Pharmacy Negotiating Committee
  • Member of the Healthcare Transitional Steering Group
  • Member of the Sustainable Primary Care Review Project Board
  • Member of the Sustainable Primary Care Implementation Board
  • Member of the Healthcare Informatics Group
  • Member of the Primary Care Hub Board
  • Member of the Care Hub Executive Board

Outside his professional career Phil is currently the President of Vinchelez Sports Club in St Ouen.

Phil has a young (but rapidly growing!) family and all the fun, happiness and challenges this presents.