Mark Bayley-Smyth – Chair
Mark has held senior leadership roles in large corporate organisations, most recently as Managing Director at Siemens. He gained a great deal of international experience through living and working in Singapore, USA and Germany.
He now runs his own management consultancy and leadership development organisation, focussing on improving management performance and productivity in regional businesses. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
In his spare time, Mark enjoys travelling.
Tony Allen FCMA – Vice Chair
Tony has held senior positions in industry, public sector and social benefit organisations.
A qualified accountant, he has delivered finance and IT strategies and raised significant funds for private equity business and social housing. As a managing partner for his consultancy business and Non-Executive Director in the NHS and other organisations, he brings a wide range of expertise to Brio including risk management, health and safety, audit and governance.
Tony has lived in Tarporley for ten years and is a keen badminton and 5-a-side football player.
Peter has run a consultancy business for the last 15 years specialising in business turnarounds across the UK and Eastern Europe and supporting entrepreneurs to commercialise innovative healthcare products.
A scientist by background Peter started his career at Astra Zeneca in Macclesfield and has worked with several North West-based medical and consumer businesses.
Peter is a Non-Executive Director of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership and an active member of the Expert Network of advisors at the Alderley Park Accelerator.
In his spare time, Peter enjoys hill walking, keeping fit, cricket and the theatre.
Peter Taylor is a portfolio IT and Projects Director working with several SMEs based in the North West.
Prior to this Peter has been an Executive Director of four businesses in the commercial, not for profit and public sectors.
Peter is a keen sportsman, coach and volunteer across a variety of sports including badminton, cricket, football and hill walking.
Karen is a trained epidemiologist with more than 35 years of experience in statistics and ecology. For the last 26 years she has applied this knowledge to research and intelligence of population health and wellbeing.
With a long-standing interest in inequalities, Karen has worked extensively on alcohol-related harm, smoking and mental wellbeing and studied how these link with population segments and social deprivation. She also works on health geodemographics, needs assessments and estimating social value by applying her specialist skills in large-scale data systems, surveys and segmentation techniques.
Karen is a visiting lecturer at the University of Chester, runs her own Community Interest Company and firmly believes that public health intelligence should be used to support not-for-profit enterprises that truly benefit local populations.
In her spare time, Karen enjoys the natural environment, home cooking, gardening and walking her dog.
Jason Moore BA (Hons), FCCA
Jason trained as an accountant with KPMG before moving into commerce. He has held a number of senior finance positions within the retail and service sectors as well as having over 10 years’ experience with a sizable charity.
Jason brings to Brio experience in risk assessment and financial management, ensuring strong financial control and probity, without losing sight of the need for flexibility to enable Brio to remain agile in ever-changing times.
In his spare time, Jason enjoys live theatre, walking in the Peak District and cycling. He is also a fan of the Welsh rugby union team, attending matches whenever possible.