UK Management Team

Executive Management

Andy Davey

Andy Davey: UK Managing Director

Andy joined Schoen Clinic in March 2020 and is responsible for leading the UK strategy for growth, clinical excellence as well as the quality agenda. He assumes full accountability to the Board of Directors in Germany as well as our investors, along with overall responsibility for all UK operations.
Andy is shaping and expanding the UK Management Team to support Schoen Clinic’s future growth within the UK healthcare market.
 
Skills and previous experience
Andy comes with a rich wealth of experience in the independent sector with a successful leadership career spanning 20 years. He has been operating at the executive and senior-level for most of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers including Nuffield Health, Aspen Healthcare, BMI and most recently Spire Healthcare. He has also been the Non-Executive Chairman of STEPS Rehabilitation.

Jasy Loyal

Jasy Loyal: General Counsel

Jasy joined Schoen Clinic in March 2020 as General Counsel and is responsible for legal services.

Skills and previous experience
Jasy has over 30 years’ experience in the independent healthcare sector and was previously Vice President of Legal Services at HCA International. She has extensive experience in operating at a senior executive level. Jasy is also a School Governor and a magistrate. 

Rachel Matthews

Rachel Matthews: Director of Mental Health Services

Rachel has been at Newbridge (now Schoen Clinic Newbridge) for 8 years and in that time has achieved two CQC Outstanding ratings. Rachel has also been heavily involved in research, positioning Newbridge on the world stage for children’s eating disorders. Rachel will be leading on developing our mental health portfolio and expansion plans - ensuring that Schoen Clinic is associated with high quality mental health services throughout the UK.

Skills and previous experience
Rachel has extensive experience in mental health services, both in the community and hospital settings. Rachel has was worked in Australia, as well as the UK. Previous work as Hospital Manager at Newbridge house. Birmingham Children’s hospital CAMHS and Forensic mental health services.

Faye Mell

Faye Mell: Head of HR

Faye joined Schoen Clinic in October 2020 and is responsible for leading the HR team and progressing our people strategy.

Skills and previous experience 
Faye has spent many years in healthcare working in complex organisations and has been instrumental in integrating a diverse range of facilities into one business through proactive change management.

Jen Nel

Jen Nel CA(SA): UK Finance Director

Jen joined Schoen Clinic in August 2020. Her portfolio encompasses Finance, Commercial, Technology, Procurement and Facilities Management – ensuring the UK business is strategically positioned for growth.

Skills and previous experience
Jen is a healthcare expert, with over 20 years’ experience across public, private and professional services. Previous leadership roles include CFO of Healthshare Group, Commercial Finance Director of Viapath Group and KPMG Transaction Services and Healthcare Advisory. Jen is Trustee and Treasurer of the Carers Network Charity.

Laura Penn - Director of Sales & Marketing Schoen Clinic UK

Laura Penn: UK Sales & Marketing Director

Laura joined Schoen Clinic in January 2021 and is responsible for driving the sales and marketing strategy across the UK sites.

Skills and previous experience
Laura is an experienced healthcare marketing, sales and business development professional having worked for some of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers including Spire Healthcare, Nuffield Health and Aspen Healthcare. She has a consistent track record within the healthcare industry for delivering significant private revenue growth by effectively promoting private healthcare services to the public, GPs and allied healthcare professionals and engaging, and retaining nationally and internationally renowned Consultant Surgeons.

Dustin Reibe

Dustin Reibe: Head of Commercial

Dustin oversaw the successful opening of Schoen Clinic London, in 2017 as Strategic Project Manager before being appointed as Head of Commercial Management UK in 2018. His responsibilities include contract relationships with all private medical insurers, and other payors including NHS England and regional CCGs. Other responsibilities are to identify organic and strategic business development opportunities.

Skills and previous experience
Dustin joined Schoen Clinic in Germany to focus on optimising the clinical coding process across the group, as part of the Business Development Team. He successfully developed a pricing strategy for Schoen Clinic London, including the negotiation and implementation with all the major private medical insurers in the UK.

Reena Virdee

Reena Virdee: Director of Strategy and M&A

Reena joined Schoen Clinic in August 2019. She is responsible for the future direction and strategy for the group, focusing on portfolio optimisation and growth.   

Skills and previous experience
Reena is an experienced strategy consultant. She has worked extensively with healthcare providers and investors on a range of matters including strategic planning, development of growth initiatives and M&A. 

Tim Wigmore

Tim Wigmore: Medical Director at Schoen Clinic London

Tim joined the Schoen Clinic in May 2018 as Medical Director and is a valued member of the Senior Leadership Team, providing oversight of medical governance. 

Skills and previous experience
Tim has worked in the field of anaesthesia and intensive care for 25 years and has spent the last 15 years, focusing on Oncology. He has many years of senior medical leadership experience in the NHS. In addition to being Medical Director at Schoen Clinic London, Tim continues his extensive work at the Royal Marsden as a clinician and researcher as well as being the sector Critical Care Network Chair.

Dr Tony Winston

Dr Tony Winston: Medical Director (Mental Health)

Tony has worked as a consultant at Schoen Clinic Newbridge since it was established and was Medical Director there before taking on additional responsibility for Schoen Clinic York and Schoen Clinic Chelsea. He provides medical leadership and has a strategic role in ensuring that all treatment is safe and effective.

Skills and previous experience
Tony qualified in medicine in 1987 and undertook postgraduate training in general medicine, psychiatry, psychotherapy and eating disorders before becoming an NHS consultant in 2000. He combines his role at Schoen Clinic with continuing work in the NHS, where he also has many years’ experience as a medical manager.

Facility Management

Erin Shaffer

Erin Shaffer: Hospital Director, Schoen Clinic London

Erin joined Schoen Clinic UK in June 2018, responsible for Schoen Clinic London accountable for the financial and operational performance of the hospital and ensuring a high level of care to service users.

Skills and previous experience
Erin has extensive experience in the independent healthcare sector, spending majority of her career in the Cleveland Clinic Health System, where she led operations, service line strategy and managed multi – speciality practice of over 170 employed physician and consultant surgeons.

Alex Blatch

Alex Blatch: Hospital Manager, Schoen Clinic Chelsea

Alex joined Schoen Clinic UK in September 2020 and is accountable for the clinical and operational performance of the clinic.

Skills and previous experience
Alex has over 30 years experience of working in mental health in the independent healthcare sector and has been a Therapy Services Manager and a Hospital Director in various hospitals. 

Natalie Maley

Natalie Maley: Hospital Manager, Schoen Clinic Newbridge

Natalie joined Schoen Clinic UK in January 2013, responsible for Schoen Clinic Newbridge. Accountable for the financial and operational performance of the hospital and ensuring the highest standards of care to the young people and families. Natalie has been instrumental in Newbridge being awarded the prestigious “Outstanding” Care Quality Commission rating in 2016 and 2018.

Skills and previous experience
Natalie has a wealth of experience in child and adolescent mental health services, in both community and hospital settings. Previous work as Clinical Manager at Newbridge Hospital has ensured a comprehensive understanding of patient care, community liaison and multidisciplinary care.