Jersey born Phil Romeril qualified as a pharmacist in 1987, studying at Aston University in Birmingham in the UK.
He purchased his first pharmacy business – F G De Faye’s Chemist Limited – in 1991 and expanded the business to include 8 pharmacies operating in both Jersey and Guernsey in the Chanel Islands.
At the time the business was sold to the Channel Islands Cooperative Society (CICS) in 2014 it provided employment for over 80 people and was responsible for the supply of approximately 20% of all prescriptions in Jersey, and 33% of the prescriptions in Guernsey.
Phil Joined CICS and facilitated the integration of the pharmacy business into the Society’s structures. He also helped establish Cooperative Medical Care which has challenged the historic model of General Practice in Jersey, introducing highly visible pricing policies and supporting the public of the island by introducing initiative such as island wide free GP appointments for under 5s.
From 2004 onwards, Phil has developed and maintained a strong working relationship with the officers of both the Health and the Social Security Departments, working and advising the government on matters relating to system redesign in healthcare.
From 2016, Phil established a new business – Homecall Limited – to develop and deliver the Call&Check service both on Jersey and internationally. He currently holds the role of Chairman and CEO of the organisation.
During his career holds and has undertaken a number of roles within the island’s community:
- Chairperson of Family Nursing and Homecare Charity (FNHC) (2018 ongoing)
- President of Vinchelez Sports Club (2013 ongoing)
- Primary Care Hub Board (2014 ongoing)
- Healthcare Transitional Steering Group (2016 ongoing)
- Committee of Trustees (2016-2018)
- Operational Governance Committee (2004-2016)
Community Pharmacy Negotiating Committee
- Chairperson (2014 to 2017)
- General Secretary (2004 to 2014)
Vinchelez Sports Club
- Various roles – Treasurer, General Secretary, General Committee (1991- 2013)
States of Jersey
- Governance Redesign Group
- Sustainable Primary Care Review Project Board
- Sustainable Primary Care Implementation Board
- Healthcare informatics Group
- Care Hub Executive Board
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.
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.
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.
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.
Natasha Le Dain-Cyples is the founder of HR Jersey Limited, an HR company that supports local businesses with HR issues from writing policies and contracts to investigations and tribunals.
Natasha is an HR professional (Assoc CIPD), a qualified Director (Dip IoD), she has a law degree (LLB), and is also qualified in the field of Governance, Risk and Compliance (Dip ICA); together, these skills and her experience make her a valued part of the main FNHC Committee and also the Governance Sub Committee.
Originally from Dublin, Louise studied an Honours Degree in Business and attained a BSc Science in Management in 2005. She then studied as a Trainee Accountant which brought her to Jersey in 2007 where she became a Tax Specialist and Senior Manager with PWC.
In 2012, following her need for a change of direction and a passion for working with children and young people, Louise retrained as a Teacher of Mathematics, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education with the States of Jersey and the Institute of Education in London. Louise has worked in both Le Rocquier and Beaulieu Convent School.