WHO WE ARE
We are a Community Interest Company formed in January 2020. We are funded by grants, corporate sponsorship, donations and subscription from our members. All proceeds are used to meet the aims of the association.
CCPA is owned and managed by its members; health and social care leaders within each of the five district councils, Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and Fenland District Council.
Under the Patronage of Sharon Allen, OBE and Melanie Weatherley, MBE , CCPA is led centrally by a board of 5 directors, one from each Cambridgeshire district Council and chaired by Graham Green.
Sharon Allen, OBE is the CEO of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. Prior to joining Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, she was CEO of Skills for Care (2002 – 2019), CEO of St Anne’s Community Services, CHS board member and chair of Operations Committee. Sharon is Trustee of Age UK. She is qualified social worker, achieved her MBA from the University of Bradford in 2002 and was awarded an OBE in 2015 for services to homeless people, social care and housing. She brings to CCPA considerable expertise at national and regional levels.
Melanie is a Fellow of NICE and Skills for Care and Co-Chair of the Care Association Alliance – a national body bringing together representatives of care associations to engage with the wider health and care system. She is a passionate advocate for the provision of home and community care, has been the Chair of Lincolnshire Care Association (LinCA) since 2016. Melanies is the Chief Executive, Walnut Care Ltd which she co-founded in 2002, now one of the largest domiciliary care providers in Lincolnshire, employing over 200 care professionals and providing 600,000 care visits annually. She bring experience of not only running a successful Domiciliary Care organisation but also running Regional Care Providers Association and national liaison with Care Association Alliance.
Although originally qualified as a banker, Graham Green spent most of his career in senior management positions and consultancy. As well as a first degree, and his banking qualification, Graham also holds a Diploma in Company Direction awarded by the Institute of Directors. He has served as an executive director of several companies, including taking the role of Executive Chairman for a group of nursing homes that contracted with the NHS and Local Authorities to care for the frail elderly and elderly mentally ill client groups. This company became Care UK when it was reversed into a publicly quoted shell company and Graham went on to serve on the Board as a non-executive director. He currently serves as a Public Governor of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is active in raising funds for charities.
Sean McCloskey is a Manager at Anchor Hanover Group. He has worked in care for over 20 years and during this period has, at one time or another, done all roles within a care setting including, over the last decade, as Registered Manager. Before joining Anchor Hannover Group, Sean has worked for the following Care Homes: Midland Care LTD, Barchester Healthcare, Ashchurch View Care Home, Gold care homes, Tudors Care Home and Olympus Care Services Ltd. Sean brings to CCPA, real hands on and invaluable experience of care and care management at all levels.
Aliyyah-Begum Nasser Is Operations Directors and the second generation in her family to lead Askham Village, a community providing specialist care for the very young to the elderly as well as day visits, respite and continuing long-term support, both on-site or at home. Aliyyah has overseen the development of Askham from an elderly home to a thriving community of specialist homes. Motivated by enabling organisations and individuals to reach their full potential Aliyyah enjoys her spending time at Askham ensuring all staff and residents reach the best quality of life they can achieve. She supports her teams to balance operational quality with excellent outcomes for patients.
Prior to this, Aliyyah was a Consultant at Bain & Company, primarily working on organisational strategy and change across a number of industries.
As a Director, Aliyyah brings this experience to the Board of the Cambridgeshire Care Providers Alliance, as an organisation seeking to support cross industry alignment and collaboration. She also holds a position on the Eastern Region Brain Injury Forum Steering Committee. Aliyyah was a founding member on the Trustee Board of Maslaha, a London-based charity seeking to change and challenge the impact of current negative discourse on Muslim communities. She maintains a strong involvement in voluntary work through her faith community, the Shia Ismaili Muslims.
Supporting the goal of improving quality of life across all areas of her work.
Aliyyah is also a trained mediator – supporting individuals and organisations to overcome conflicts in a positive manner.
She holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics from Worcester College, Oxford.
Jon Olsen is the Regional Manager (Peterborough) of PJ Care, a leading provider of specialist neurological care and neuro rehabilitation for people with progressive or acquired neurological conditions. Jon’s professional background is in social care and as a psychologist. Jon has 15 years of experience as a senior manager in adult health and social care services, most of which has been in the field of adult mental health. Jon has operational experience of the following areas in his portfolio:
– Community and in-patient care for older adults, including dementia services
– Community and in-patient services for adult mental health
– Primary care psychology and mental health services
– Lead for adult and older adult social care
As a part of his operational portfolio, Jon also has significant experience of leadership in regard to CQC Compliance, clinical governance, business tendering processes, NHS Continuing Health Care, change management and financial processes.
Jon is absolutely committed to the highest standards of care, where not only are people’s physical needs met in a person-centred way but also their psychological well-being is addressed as well. He bring this specialist experience to Cambridgeshire Care Providers Alliance CiC.
Founder of Cambridge Care Providers Alliance
Lawyer, Arbitrator, Academic and a former Magistrate at the Cambridge Bench.
Solicitor – Advocate of England and Wales. He has been on the Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales for the last 7 years. Dr Chiy is a Chartered Legal Executive, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. He was appointed Magistrate (Cambridge Bench, United Kingdom) on 27 July 2004 and remains in the Supplemental List for England and Wales. Although already a fully-qualified Barrister of England and Wales, Dr Chiy is an Unregistered Barrister, as the Bar Council rules do not permit dual-registration. However, as a Solicitor – Advocate, Dr Chiy has higher rights of audience (all proceedings – civil and criminal) in all the Higher Courts of England and Wales.
Barrister of the Supreme Court of Cameroon with higher rights of audience (all proceedings – civil and criminal). Dr Chiy is a Jurist (arbitrator/mediator) with the Cameroon Centre d’ Arbitrage Du GICAM.
Paul’s experience spans the public and private sectors of both developed and developing countries and straddles all the three arms of government (the judiciary, executive and legislature). He advised Her Majesty Government (HMG), including the Department of International Development (DFID), Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) as a Deployable Civilian Expert (DCE) and member of the UK Civilian Stabilisation Group (CSG). He helped establish the Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR) and provided bespoke legal (England and Wales) and financial services to domestic and international private sector clients and donor agencies. He previously headed the disputes and regulatory compliance departments at Sherman Phillips Solicitors in London; served in various legal capacities for over seven years with the UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem); served for seven years as a magistrate on the Cambridge Bench; and worked as a researcher at the University of Cambridge and the University of Wales, Bangor.
His numerous academic credentials include a PhD from the University of Wales, Bangor; a Master of Law from Queen Mary, University of London; an MSc from Anglia Ruskin University; a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice; a Bachelor of Laws; and a BSc from the University of Wales, Bangor. In 1998 he was featured in the prestigious publication Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering for demonstrating “outstanding achievement in their field of endeavour and who have, thereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society.” Dr Chiy is the author of over 30 publications in refereed international journals, one book and a regular conference speaker. At the moment, Paul is also a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Cameroon and Pro-Vice Chancellor of Saint Monica University.
Dr Chiy is passionate about equality of opportunity and equal opportunities and empowerment of aspiring individuals and organisations to access those opportunities, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds and organisations that support them. He is the founder of Opportunity Foundation, a charitable incorporated social enterprise established to promote access to and social mobility and meritocracy in the legal, accountancy, medical and engineering professions.