Executive team

Led by the Chief Executive, Claire Severgnini, the Executive Team is comprised of six senior managers who are all based at the charity’s headquarters in Camerton, Somerset. Together, they look after the day to day operations of the Charity. The team is supported by the Head of Corporate Governance, Juliette Morgan, on matters of regulation and compliance.

Listed below are members of our executive team.

Chief Executive

Claire Severgnini

Claire Severgnini is Chief Executive of the National Osteoporosis Society and joined the charity in 2006.

Claire has a wealth of experience working in health services and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Her career has spanned both Local Government and the NHS. Claire’s early career was in Human Resource Management and transitioned into General Management when she joined the NHS Direct Implementation Team for England and Wales. Claire held the post of Director of Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Direct for five years, before being appointed as the Chief Executive of Hampshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust in 2003.

As Chief Executive of the National Osteoporosis Society Claire has led the formulation and delivery of its Strategic Direction. This initiative has seen the charity enhance the support it gives to patients and raise the profile of osteoporosis and fragility fractures. It has also successfully secured advances in the recognition and development of the provision of health and social care services for people affected by osteoporosis.

Executive Directors

Ali Doyle, Clinical and Operations

Ali is responsible for the delivery of the National Osteoporosis Society's clinical services. Ali trained as a nurse and has over 25 years’ experience working with the NHS, social care and Public Health. Her work has spanned roles in operational nursing, strategic development and management, with 10 years spent focusing on osteoporosis services, fracture prevention, falls and frailty. This breadth of knowledge equips Ali well as she leads on the development of quality services, and motivating healthcare professionals to ensure the very best care, support and information is available to people with osteoporosis.

Kate Groves, Fundraising & Communications

Kate joined the charity in May 2015. Her team is responsible for inspiring people to support the charity’s work, by telling the stories of people affected by osteoporosis and the vital work of the charity.

Susan Hamilton, Strategic Development

Susan has a background in public health and has over 16 years working at a senior level in the NHS, Local Authorities and academia. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and worked as a Consultant in Public Health for five years prior to taking up her post. Susan has particular experience in the use of evidence and research to inform the development of health services.

Helen Kingman, Corporate Services

Helen joined the charity in June 1989 as the PA to the founding Director and has undertaken various roles within the charity, witnessing the charity grow from strength to strength. Her main responsibility is the charity’s Human Resource Framework, which includes Leadership and Management Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning, and Health & Wellbeing.

Sue Perrott, Finance

Sue joined the charity in 2017 as Finance Director and leads the charity’s finance team in ensuring that professional financial support and advice is provided to the other members of the Executive Team, Trustees and Staff. Sue is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and trained in London with one of the top four accountancy firms. Sue has extensive financial experience within a range of different industries including large PLCs, training companies, manufacturing companies and charities.