Chairing the board

Group chairman of Castleoak and former chief executive of Voyage Care Douglas Quinn tells Tim Barsby of Carter Schwartz about his leadership style Tim Barsby How would you describe your leadership style? DQ: I’ve made the shift from being a chief executive to being a chairman of a number of different businesses and one of the…

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Look of eagles

[Our feature in L&Bs’ Health Care Markets – June 2017] Vision and strong values are key to successful leadership in healthcare says entrepreneur and acclaimed amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen. The man behind Portman Healthcare talks to Tim Barsby, Business Development Director at Carter Schwartz, about why developing a culture people can believe in is good…

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Making a care home truly a ‘home’

[Our feature in Caring Times June 2017] Somerset Care chief executive JANE TOWNSON talks to Tim Barsby, Business Development Director at Carter Schwartz, about her company’s focus on enabling residents, giving their lives meaning and purpose. From an entrepreneurial background of running her own business, Jane Townson’s plan to turn her individual nutrition consultancy into…

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Phil Burgan – A racing man with keen business brain

[Our feature in Caring Times May 2017] MMCG chairman and chief executive PHIL BURGAN talks to Tim Barsby, Business Development Director at Carter Schwartz, about the ups and downs of building a care home portfolio. Phil Burgan began his working life as a pharmacist, an entrepreneurial pharmacist who built a group of 38 pharmacies in…

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