Dr Vince Gradillas
CEO | Medical Director
MRCPsych BSc (Hons) MPhil (Cantab.)
Dr Vince Gradillas is founder and CEO of Claimont. He is responsible for transforming the organisation to increase the range of services it offers nationally and internationally, and supporting the senior team in developing and optimising clinical services. Dr Gradillas is also a consultant psychiatrist, providing clinical services to a small number of families and supporting the wider clinical team with specific cases in his direct areas of expertise. Prior to founding Claimont, he was Medical Director of The Belgravia Clinic and The Abstinence Centre, and ran his private practice in Chelsea and Harley Street, London, as well as holding admission privileges in The Priory at Roehampton and Nightingale Hospitals in London.
Group Managing Director
As Group Managing Director overseeing all departments, Lorraine is the lead on delivering Claimont’s corporate strategy, driving the quality and growth agenda. She has over 30 years of senior leadership and commissioning experience, along with clinical expertise in managing and directing mental health and learning disabilities services in the NHS, voluntary and private sectors. Previously Director of People, Operational Performance & Effectiveness at Turning Point, Lorraine’s overall responsibility in Claimont is continued delivery of high quality, innovative and integrated mental healthcare services.
Head of Operations: Clinical Services
RMN, DPS, BSc
Paula is responsible for the clinical and operational management of services. Prior to joining Claimont she was Regional Operations Manager and Substance Misuse Lead for the veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress. A Registered Mental Health Nurse, Paula’s career has focussed on complex mental health across in-patient, community, prison, NHS and private services. As an experienced senior nurse and healthcare manager, she has a history of successfully managing complex mental healthcare services within operational roles at national and regional level.
Head of Commercial and Business Development
Catherine (Kate) is responsible for ensuring our commissioners receive the highest level of service and support. Catherine has worked in healthcare for over 30 years and has worked with Mental Health and Complex Care Commissioners, Case Management Teams and Therapy Specialists along with many other health and social care professionals.
Catherine is an experienced and well-established manager with a long and varied career. She has a proven track record of delivering services within both primary and secondary care and remains passionate about patient care. Catherine has also enjoyed supporting others as a Freedom to Speak up Guardian.
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