Mark Napier - Managing Director
Mark is a leading advocate for innovation in the public and voluntary sectors. As Managing Director, he leads CPI’s strategic development. Mark is widely published and has contributed to a number of policy and strategy papers for the Cabinet Office, Treasury, Audit Commission and other government departments as well as participating in international discussions around issues regarding public innovation.He believes strongly in the power of local communities and users of services to help drive improved outcomes and has applied grass roots innovation models with great success.
Will Pierce – Chairman
Will joined CPI in September 2012 following a successful twenty year career in the Private Sector, predominantly spent running organizations in the outsourcing arena - often from start ups through to integration into large corporations. Will is now actively engaged in a variety of organizations helping to develop Social Value, particularly in the area of reducing reoffending rates through the development of skills and sustainable employment opportunities. Will fulfils the role of Chairman at CPI, focusing on the development of business strategy, financial sustainability and growth.
Carole Lawrence-Parr - Consultant
Carole is a management consultant with 25 years experience of senior management in a range of healthcare settings including primary care, community health services and offender healthcare. As an NHS commissioning director, she was responsible for a number of new change management initiatives. Her private sector experience includes establishing a new company in offender healthcare. She is an experienced project and transition manager, bid writer and public speaker. Carole has worked extensively for CPI since 2004, most recently on an Offender Healthcare project for the Met Police.
Ian Percival - Consultant
Ian is an expert clinical nurse with over thirty years experience in both private and public healthcare, specialising in governance, clinical advice, auditing and legal compliance for the acute, primary and custodial sectors. Providing guidance to healthcare services in areas such as training, reporting, audits and action plans, he was highly commended by the NHS for improving access to care in 2003. Ian brought his expertise to CPI in early 2014 and has produced audits for several CPI clients including the Met Police and Surrey Prison Service. Ian also provides advice for compliance queries within all aspects of service delivery and staffing.
Noreen Sheikh-Latif - Consultant
Noreen has worked with CPI for several years leading on the review of services, undertaking research and need assessments on behalf of a range of public sector commissioners and provider agencies. Having held a number of senior operational and strategic posts, involving business development and mobilisation of services, Noreen has an excellent understanding of the operating environment. A professionally trained (PRINCE2) project co-ordinator, she also has experience of in-depth planning, reporting and project communications to provide a flexible and proactive project support service.
Melissa Scholey - Consultant
Melissa has over ten years experience in social and market research, working in a variety of fields including criminal justice, social services, health and community regeneration. She has managed large scale national surveys for the Highways Agency and Department for Transport, evaluations of Sure Start Programmes for local authorities and road safety projects for the Department for Transport. Melissa has worked with CPI for over four years with a wide range of clients, advising on methodology and survey design, questionnaire design, reporting structures and carried out complex data analysis.
Mark Davison - Consultant
Mark is a former director at CPI and has been involved with the organisation since 2003. He has worked alongside dozens of our clients to commission large scale health, social care and children’s services, supporting them with market engagement, writing service specifications, evaluating proposals and awarding contracts. Mark is currently delivering CPI’s input into the Commissioning Academy, a national training programme for senior public sector commissioners run by the Cabinet Office. He has also designed many of CPI’s commissioning products including our accredited training programme and toolkits.
Sue Geist - Marketing Consultant
Sue is a communications specialist with over ten years professional commercial marketing experience including brand strategy, information management and digital media in a range of private and public sector industries including health & social care, professional and business services, management consulting and education. Sue is a strong advocate of the role of effective communications in driving change and she forms part of the support network that enable CPI to provide the best possible service for your company.
Jennifer Bier - Project Manager
Jenny is an expert Project Manager with a wealth of experience coordinating complex projects predominantly in the Financial Services arena. Since joining CPI in 2013, Jenny has ensured all our activities are conducted in accordance with PRINCE 2 – delivering projects of the highest standard and at all times ensuring all stakeholders are fully informed of progress.