Introducing our Senior Management Team.

Introducing our

Senior Management Team.

Senior management team

Nick Wilson, Chief Executive Officer

Nick joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in August 2018. Nick’s background brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the UK and European health and care sector. Immediately prior to Allocate Nick was Managing Director of Public Sector, Health and Care at Advanced. Prior to this, he has held senior roles at BT Health, CGI and Capita IT Services where he was Managing Director of Public Sector and Health. Nick is passionate and focused on developing and implementing strategies that result in exceptional customer experience and return on investment.

Jon Harston, Chief Financial Officer

Jon joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in November 2018. Jon spent the previous 12 years working in senior finance roles for international software businesses. Previously he was CFO of BluJay Solutions, a global provider of transportation and supply chain software, which was owned by Francisco Partners. Prior to this Jon had senior roles at AquilaHeywood, CSG International and Siemens. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and qualified with KPMG in London.

Dan Taylor, Managing Director, UK & Ireland

Dan Taylor is the Managing Director for the UK and Ireland Healthcare business having joined Allocate in 2019. He has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare technology and was previously a director at Datix, a global provider of patient safety software. He also held a number of senior roles in the diagnostics sector and most recently ran his own healthcare technology consulting business. Dan has an MBA from Henley and is a graduate of York University and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Erik Stone, Managing Director, Europe

Erik was appointed as Sales Director Time Care AB in 2009 and has been responsible for Allocate Software in the Nordics since 2011. Erik previously served as a naval officer in the Swedish Navy for ten years. After supplementing the military schools at the University of Stockholm for a year he started working as a director in the staffing and recruitment industry. Erik held the position as Business Area Manager, Recruitment Services at the leading Nordic company Proffice AB between 2002 and 2009 where he was also part of the management team.

Nathan Reynolds, Managing Director Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific

Nathan joined Allocate in the role of Managing Director for the APAC region in 2021. Nathan brings experience in scaling technology businesses in the APAC region. Immediately preceding his start at Allocate, Nathan had scaled a leading global HCM/WFM vendor from initial start-up to the more than 130 employees in the region. Nathan believes in delivering customers significant transformable value in their technology decisions through exceptional customer experience and putting our customers at the centre of everything we do.

Liz Jones, Chief Marketing Officer

Liz has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare technology. Her most recent role was leading the communications and marketing strategy for Allocate’s UK business where she was proud to oversee the launch of the SafeCare product that is now used by over 160 healthcare organisations. Prior to this, she led the go-to-market for Dynamic Change, one of the UK’s first SaaS solutions for healthcare governance, risk and compliance, where she helped grow the business from start-up to market leader ahead of its acquisition. She has a deep interest in how healthcare policy and technology can combine to make a difference in care delivery.

Barbara Staruk, Chief Product Officer

Barbara joined us in 2021 from Epos where she was Chief Growth Officer for the past 12 months. Before Epos, Barbara was MD Product and Development at Tribal for over 4 years, and prior to this, at Optum, one of the world’s largest healthcare organisations. She has a deep Product Management background and is passionate about the health sector and the impact we can bring. Barbara works with a particular focus on helping create increased predictability in execution and delivery for our customers.

Terence Clifton, Chief Technology Officer

Terence joined Allocate as Chief Technology Officer in May 2019. Bringing over 20 years of experience in the software and technology arenas across multiple sectors including healthcare, finance and media.

Terence was most recently at Elsevier where he was VP of Software Engineering. His background includes many years in senior roles across development and architecture, a PhD in computer science and experience of building and managing onshore, nearshore and offshore teams in infrastructure, development, operations and support environments.

Simon Courage, Chief Solutions Architect

Simon Courage has led the direction of the company’s workforce management solutions for the past 12 years. In that time he has worked with hundreds of NHS organisations to understand the challenges faced in deploying the workforce safely and efficiently. He is particularly interested in how innovative technology can support nurses, increasing their buy-in and helping bring teams together to solve the big challenges healthcare organisations face. His direct experience and knowledge of both UK healthcare as well as his experience overseas in Australia, USA and Europe has led him to be invited to speak at multiple industry events on the challenges of effective workforce deployment in NHS organisations today.

Claire John, Chief Human Resources Officer

Claire joined as Human Resources Director (HRD) in March 2016. She brings over 20 years HR experience at an international level. Most recently Claire was Head of Talent Management for Barclays. Previously Claire held other senior HR roles at Credit Suisse and IMS Health. Her HR experience extends across, pharma, chemicals and gas, professional and financial services. Claire is a Fellow of the CIPD.