Who’s who – Senior Leadership Team

Responsible for the day to day management of the organisation and services

Janet Rowse – Chief Executive

Janet leads the organisation and ensures she spends time each week talking to staff or going to visit services to help her know how it feels to be working in Sirona or receiving care from Sirona. She has been our Chief Executive since Sirona was founded.

She also spends time working with other Chief Executives and Directors from other provider and commissioning organisations across the region.

Janet lives in Mendip and has family across the South West.

Clive Bassett – Commercial and Finance Director

Clive joined Sirona in 2015 following a career in the construction industry.

A significant part of his role is overseeing the teams of Finance, Payroll and IT and he is keen to ensure the teams provide the best service and support on a day to day basis but also that long term our strategy is efficient and delivers too.

Clive is a trustee for the Prospect Hospice in Swindon.


Jenny Theed
Jenny Theed – Director of Operations & Nursing

Jenny, who has also been with Sirona since it was founded in 2011, describes her role as a privilege as she is able to get involved or oversee the delivery of a range of services and innovative developments.

Jenny brings a wealth of clinical experience having trained as a Nurse and as a Health Visitor.



Liz Richards – Director of Human Resources

Liz sees her role as championing good people management across the organisation.

She is passionate that by looking after people well at work – ensuring they have the right skills and resources, have a voice in decisions that affect them at work, ensuring they are supported and well managed – we can ensure we deliver the best care possible.

Liz describes HR as an “enabling” function.


Julie Sharma – Business Development Director

Julie has been working in health and social care for 40 years and is at the heart of supporting change in current services and bidding for new business.

Her team works behind-the-scenes yet closely with front line services and she can be working with colleagues exploring new models of service and visioning for the future one day and drafting a submission to demonstrate how Sirona can add value to local services in other areas.

She is passionate about Sirona’s commitment to ensuring that we look after each other – staff and service users – in a way that we would want to be looked after ourselves or for our families.

Linda Frankland – Deputy Director of Finance

Linda is a qualified accountant and is passionate about ensuring that finance is seen as a key enabler for the organisation to achieve high quality and effective service provision.

As well as managing the Finance and Payroll teams, she has taken on responsibility for Quality, Governance and Performance.

Dr Andrew Havers – Medical Director

Andrew has been a partner at Westview Surgery in Keynsham for over 25 years and for the last 15 years has worked part-time as a GP and part-time in a variety of managerial and leadership roles in Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Bristol, NHS and the Department of Health.

His wife, Bronwen, is a physiotherapist and they have three grown-up children.