Trustees

We are pleased to be joined by a group of voluntary Trustees who govern our work, help determine strategy and provide guidance about how to make living healthy lives easier for all. In addition to quarterly Board meetings, our Trustees also meet regularly for strategy development and finance committee meetings.

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Zoe Bedford
John Grumitt
Caroline Stanger

Zoe set up ZPB Ltd in August 2009 to help private-, public- and third-sector organisations grow reach and influence in the health sector. She directs many of ZPB’s strategic accounts and has led organisations through major crisis situations, helped reposition well-established brands within the health sector and launched several new organisations into the UK market. She specialises in complex stakeholder engagement and management, content and strategic communications.

Prior to ZPB, Zoe was head of marketing and communications at Dr Foster. During her tenure there, the company trebled in size. Zoe regularly speaks on market access, health tech and how to forge successful cross-sector partnerships, and believes passionately in the role of SMEs in stimulating healthcare innovation and the economy. She manages the Cambridge Health Network, is a fellow of the RSA, and a member of The Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EOUK). Until recently, she was one of the founder members and treasurer of the Emerging Leaders Network.

Zoe is on the strategy development committee for C3’s Board. 

John is Ambassador of Diabetes UK having previously been a trustee and vice chair. He has chair of the iDEAL Group. From 2010-2016 he was vice president of the International Diabetes Federation, chairing and serving on various boards and committees, including World Diabetes Congress, Finance, and External Relations.. In 2015 John founded Changing Health and led the spin out from Newcastle University, the first evidence based education and behaviour change toolkit incorporating digital and telephone based personalised coaching for people with chronic diseases in the UK, Netherlands and Switzerland. Today, he provides strategic advice to a number of health businesses on international growth, financial and commercial development.

John has built a number of consumer-centric businesses in the UK and across Europe at including GSK, Carphone Warehouse as well as private equity-backed turnarounds. John is a fellow of the ICAEW and attended Wharton Business School. He has type 1 diabetes and leads an active lifestyle, including participating in international cycling events.

John is chair of the finance committee for C3’s Board. 

Caroline has enjoyed a long career in healthcare. She has a clinical background and has worked in both the NHS and the global healthcare private sector, building clinical leadership capability and facilitating organisational and service transformation. In 2020 she joined IBM as an associate partner. She will be working with clinicians across the health care ecosystem to redesign care pathways supported by digital transformation.

Caroline is vice chair of C3 and holds two further board positions. She is a Non Executive Director of one of the largest NHS Provider Trusts in England. She is also a board member of healthcare start up CareRooms.Com.