Our Team

Our multi-disciplined team of clinicians and specialists, brings a wide range of expertise based on credible and proven track records in delivering healthcare services and demanding healthcare projects.  A cross section of our key staff is shown below.

Stephen Blatchford, Chairman. Stephen is Chief Executive of Blatchford, the UK’s largest private prosthetic and orthotic organisation, he has also served as chairman of the BHTA, a non executive director of NCPO and was awarded the IOD’s National Family Business Director of the Year in 2013. In 2010, Blatchford was awarded the Queens Award For British Industry in recognition of innovation in the design and delivery of prosthetic products and services.

Philip Thew, Managing Director. Philip has directed, managed and delivered many challenging business projects in his 30 year business career.  An accountant by background with extensive business skills in strategy, IT and business process engineering. He is the founder of BMAT and the architect behind many of the services and systems that it provides.  He has advised many world class organisations at a senior level, worked in financial director roles and in consultancy with major firms such as PWC; a lecturer on the subject of strategic cost management.

Adrian Stenson, Non Executive Director. Adrian is the Managing Director of Blatchford Clinical Services, which specialises in delivering rehabilitation services relating to Prosthetic, Orthotic, Special Seating and Wheelchairs. He has over 30 years experience working in the rehabilitation services sector initially as a clinician, he now is responsible for managing over 500 clinicians and support staff across the NHS. He has has gained a vast experience on delivering cost effective services to the NHS and private sector organisations.

Steve Seccombe, Director of Clinical Consulting Services. Steve has over 15 years clinical experience and is a National Clinical Lead working across a number of different clinical specialisms. Over the last 5 years, he has played a significant role in designing and implementing systems and processes to optimise the delivery of medical services to patients, these have been adopted by over 50 NHS clinics across the UK.

Charles Lock, Director of Technology .Charles is in charge of BMAT’s IT operations and systems development.  He has over 30 years IT experience and has led the development of BMAT healthcare systems.  In addition to his systems development role, he is also responsible for ensuring 24/7/365 availability of BMAT systems to 50 NHS clinics.

Eugene Murray. Until recently, Eugene was Chief Executive of The Irish Hospice Foundation and remains Chairman of Ireland’s Medical Consultants Appointments Committee and member of the Oversight Group for the  National Network for Radiation Oncology. He established and chaired the hospice sectors advocacy group and became a board member of St.Lukes Hospital.  He has served as a member of the Information Society Commission.

Joan Tuohy, Project Manager and Logistics Expert. Joan has spent the last decade managing and advising on the implementation of advanced logistics and transportation systems.   Her clients have included Unipart, Exel Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel and Volvo.  She is also a qualified accountant with extensive skills in systems design.  Before moving into consulting she was a finance director and gained her experience working for McDermot Engineering, Avon Cosmetics and BOC.

Fei Dai, International Markets.  Fei is a specialist in strategic marketing and business development between Chinese and European organisations.  Her recent work has involved the outsourcing of business processes to China and the market positioning of UK brands into the Chinese market.  Fei is supported by a small team of local professionals based in Shanghai.

Liliya Tsocheva, Marketing Manager.  Manages BMAT’s multi-language confidential call line operations and assists the organisation in the internationalisation of its systems to forge links with eastern European markets.  Liliya speaks six languages and holds post graduate degrees in International Relations and Italian language and literature.

Tiago Rodriegas, Senior Developer.  Software development specialist with excellent skills in web based development and the experience in healthcare processes.  He has been involved in the development of BMAT healthcare solutions for over 6 years.

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