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The CIG Healthcare Team

Lesley Johnson

Lesley Johnson

Director of Learning and Development

Lesley Johnson

Director of Learning and Development


As Director of Learning and Development, Lesley helps oversee the direction and provision of pharmacy training.

Lesley is a community pharmacist with 15 years' experience in the pharmacy education sector. She rejoins the CIG team having held positions at the NPA and the RPS, where she headed up the new RPS Faculty.
Katey Haycock MRPharms

Katey Haycock MRPharms

Pharmacy Education & Training Lead

Katey Haycock MRPharms

Pharmacy Education & Training Lead


Katey writes and develops our training projects and programmes. She has been a pharmacist for over 20 years and gained learning and development expertise and multi-site management experience at Alliance Pharmacy, Boots and independent pharmacies. Katey is rejoining the CIG Healthcare team, where she has worked on the Boots Training Programme and bespoke projects. Katey has a postgraduate qualification in HR and L&D. She is also an NVQ assessor and Internal Verifier.
Jane has a postgraduate certificate in training practice. She is also an NVQ Assessor and an Internal Verifier.
Aniket Parikh MRPharmS

Aniket Parikh MRPharmS

Pharmacy Learning and Development Manager

Aniket Parikh MRPharmS

Pharmacy Learning and Development Manager


Aniket writes and develops our training projects and programmes. Aniket has extensive experience working in community pharmacy and has won both the Chemist and Druggist New Pharmacist of the Year award and Pharmacy Business Newcomer of the Year award for his achievements within the field.

Prior to this role, Aniket worked at the National Pharmacy Association in training and development for three years and has gained an CIPD Level 3 qualification in Delivering Learning and Development Activities. Aniket joined CIG Healthcare Partnership in 2014.
Emily Hunter

Emily Hunter

Projects Editor

Emily Hunter

Projects Editor


As projects editor, Emily works on bespoke training materials and Boots 30 Minute Tutor. She was previously editor of Pure Beauty, a B2B magazine for beauty retail staff, where she was responsible for planning, creating and editing content for over nine years.
Evie O'Sullivan

Evie O'Sullivan

Editorial Assistant

Evie O'Sullivan

Editorial Assistant


As editorial assistant, Evie primarily works on Boots 30 Minute Tutor. She has a degree in English Literature, a Masters in English and Global Studies and previous experience of working on Lifestyle editorial.
Frankie Shortland

Frankie Shortland

Bespoke Projects Commercial Director

Frankie Shortland

Bespoke Projects Commercial Director


Frankie Shortland brings her commercial, creative, account management and publishing skills to the development and delivery of our bespoke training projects.

Frankie has 30 years’ experience in pharmacy publishing, previously holding positions such as Group Advertisement Director across a range of pharmacy titles that have included Pharmacy Magazine, Training Matters, C&D, OTC, Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Today and Beauty Counter.

At CIG, Frankie was part of the Pharmacy Magazine launch team, and had sole commercial responsibility for the launch of CI Plus in 2005 and Boots' 30 Minute Tutor programme in 2006.
Marta Ostapowicz

Marta Ostapowicz

Senior Account Manager, UK & International

Marta Ostapowicz

Senior Account Manager, UK & International


Marta develops new business and manages accounts in UK, as well as liaises with International clients. She works with the team to develop innovative and creative ways in which to deliver training content.
Sophie Agre

Sophie Agre

Account Manager

Sophie Agre

Account Manager


Sophie is the ‘go-to’ person once a project is live. She has worked in the healthcare industry both in France and the USA. Thanks to her creative and marketing background, she has the skills to manage the day-to-day running of your projects, as well as an international approach.
Julian Downing

Julian Downing

Digital Director

Julian Downing

Digital Director


Julian joined CIG in 2013 to head up CIG Digital; a new division whose remit is to connect brands with end users through compelling digital media applications.

Julian was formerly Director of Media AOL Europe and Development Director Hearst UK.
Rosanne Please

Rosanne Please

Editor

Rosanne Please

Editor


Rosanne has wide experience as editor of a diverse range of education materials as well as pharmacy publications. Rosanne has a degree in Industrial Economics and 15 years’ publishing experience, during which time she worked with all the major pharmacy retail groups and developed her expertise in providing training and development for pharmacy support staff.