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.
Alastair Logan is a qualified solicitor who has worked to make the justice system fairer. He is involved in a number of issues relating to human rights and received an OBE in 2002 for his services to justice. He is currently a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, a member of the National Taser Stakeholders Advisory Group and chair of the Solicitors’ International Human Rights Group. We hope to engage his expertise on human right issues in the UK.
Lucy Dadge is the Chief Commissioning Officer for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCGs. She is an experienced director with a strong track record and history of working within the healthcare industry. She also has non-executive experience in the health and housing sectors.
Our clinical Director, Amalia Ndoy Kwi is a Registered General Nurse with 25yrs of experience and expertise in the provision of exemplary care, to maintain the health, safety and development in both adult and paediatric patients with complex health needs.
With vast knowledge of health care services, she is highly experienced in the delivery of individualised plans, whilst working in conjuncton with multi disciplinary teams.
Amalia demonstrates strong leadership qualities with the ability to conduct patient assessment, supervise provision of safe and compassionate care , and evaluate care effectiveness. She act with integrity and in the best interest of patients, whilst making sure compliance with trust policies and Nurses and Midwifery Council guidelines to promote efficiency and the delivery of operational excellence.
Patience Ndaga is a registered social worker currently working as duty manager in Guildford Locality Team in Surrey. She holds an MSc in Social Work and BA in Linguistics. She is an Independent Best Interest Assessor for Hampshire and West Berkshire. Patience has over twenty years experience in the social care sector, working in highly pressurised environments with clients with highly complex needs and varied client groups including Children in need, Child protection, early years provision in child care and education, Older persons, adults with physical disabilities and Mental Helath. Her Specialist areas include, but not limited to; Assessing Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005; and Social Supervisor for clients who are under section 37/41 of the Mental Health Act 2007. We are pleased Patience is able to bring all these skills to CCPA
Nicole Papantoniou was called to the Bar of England and Wales on 13 October 2022 by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. She is non-practising Barrister of England and Wales. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Nicole is passionate about social justice and promoting the human rights of underrepresented communities. In pursuit of this passion, she is actively involved in the representation and advocacy of the rights of those in the diasporas. Nicole has worked with a variety of NGO’s promoting the rights and protection of immigrants and refugees, individuals who have suffered from torture and abuse, and the rights of immigrants. She is reputed for exposing the the challenges, exploitation, unfair treatment and abuse that migrant workers are exposed to in the care sector industry. Her goal is to protect the rights of such workers and to champion for fair working conditions and equitable treatment of workers.
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.