leadership

Leadership

Executive Management Team

 

Niels Thorup

Niels Thorup

Chief Executive Officer

Niels came to Medical Services as our CEO in early 2016.  Following a career in the Danish Armed Forces, Niels joined Falck Danmark A/S in 2000 holding a variety of operational and management roles before being appointed to the position of Regional Director of Southern Denmark and later, the Chief Operating Officer for Falck Emergency in the Scandinavian region.

Niels brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the NEPTS and pre-hospital care environments and is dedicated to driving forward quality and efficiency in the UK market.  

 

 Kjeld Brogaard

Kjeld Brogaard

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The former Regional Ambulance Chief of the North Denmark Region, Kjeld is passionate about innovation and development in ambulance services. During his 35 year long career with Falck Danmark A/S, Kjeld has held a variety of roles, from Paramedic Supervisor to Fire and Rescue Commander, all of which have added to the experience and insight he brings to Medical Services in his role as Deputy CEO.

 Kjeld Brogaard

Leif Wiuff

Chief Operating Officer

With over 30 years of experience with our Falck Danmark A/S, Leif brings exceptional knowledge and experience in the pre-hospital, patient transport and emergency care sectors.  A former member of the Royal Danish Airforce, Leif was responsible for setting up the first HEMS operation in Denmark; a service which ultimately delivered over 4500 missions in the Sealand and South Denmark areas. 

More recently, Leif was the Project Director for the mobilisation of a large contract in Barcelona, Spain which involved the recruitment and transfer of around 900 staff members, order and purchase of 370 new vehicles as well as the merging of 5 Dispatch Centres and planning rooms across the Catalan region.

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David Harris

David Harris

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

David joined Medical Servics in 2010 as Compliance Manager before being promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Having spent 8 years as a Medic in the Royal Australian Navy and carrying out clinical placements in both military and civilian hospitals as well as ambulance services, David brings significant knowledge and expertise in pre-hospital care.

 

Dennis Rytter

Dennis Rytter

Chief Financial Officer

Dennis has spent almost 20 years in Senior Finance positions at Falck Danmark A/S and KPMG and brings with him knowledge and expertise in the PTS and Emergency transport sectors.

Dennis joined Medical Services as Chief Finance Office in 2015 overseeing our support and business functions and focussing on the sustainable growth and development of the organisation.

 

 

Yesim Aylward

Director of Falck First Response

With over 18 years of experience in the Ambulance sector, Yesim came to Medical Services as a Contracts Manager in 2010.  She has since grown with the organisation and is now responsible for our urgent and emergency care division, Falck First Response.

 

An Margison

An Margison

Director of Human Resources

An started working at Medical Services in 2013 as the Head of Human Resources before being promoted to the Director of Human Resources in 2014.  An has previously held HR roles in the Education and Housing sectors and is a fully qualified CIPD professional. An also holds an MA in Human Resource Management from Anglia Ruskin University.

 

Kevin Shire

Kevin Shire

Director of Tenders and Contracting

Kevin joined Medical Services in 2007 and has since held a number of key positions within the Executive Team. 

Kevin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and has been with Medical Services since 2007. His experience of patient transport services, gained working with a Central London Specialist Acute Trust and also London Ambulance Service coupled with his detail driven project management approach have allowed him to successfully lead major contracts for Medical Services.

 
 
 

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