Shailen was appointed to the Board of Trustees in May 2019 and is a member of the Clinical Governance Committee and the Income Generation Committee. Shailen is a pharmacist by background and has been Managing Director at Soar Beyond since its inception in 2006. He has successfully led a variety of medicines management services and projects in primary care for CCGs, PCTs and individual GP practices. The common principle in each of these services is the implementation of quality outcomes relating to medicines use that also have the patient and individual healthcare practitioner’s needs in mind – Soar Beyond has saved the NHS millions of pounds whilst also improving quality and reducing risk. In a career spanning more than 25 years working within, and with, the NHS Shailen has also been involved in a number of strategic and support roles relating to medicines management, pharmacy and commissioning / service re-design in primary care. Shailen has previously held posts as Diabetes Lead at Hillingdon PCT, Head of Medicines Management and Lead for Community Pharmacy Development. He has also been instrumental in a number of nationally acclaimed medicines management, health economy and community pharmacy initiatives. Shailen and his family live in Hemel Hempstead.