Meet the team
Westfield Health has a dedicated team providing both a sales and a support service to intermediaries. Meet the team…
Steve Sharrock - Head of Intermediary Sales
Steve has worked in the healthcare industry since 1989. Much of his time has been spent in intermediary development roles with Steve also working as a specialist healthcare intermediary for 3 years.
After joining Westfield Health in 2005, Steve was quickly promoted to Head of Intermediary Sales in September 2006. Subsequent years have seen the team go from strength to strength with both the team itself and business through the intermediary arm growing substantially.
Steve has overall responsibility for intermediary activity in the UK and is also targeted with finding new partners.
Tina Hackett - Intermediary Healthcare Consultant
Tina brings with her a wealth of experience gained largely in the health industry. She has worked for several of the world’s top cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies and has over 20 years sales experience. Most recently she worked for another health cash plan provider before joining Westfield Health in 2006. Tina’s credible experience is a real attribute to the team.
Tina is responsible for the East Midlands, Norfolk, Suffolk, The Home Counties, London and the South East of England.
Trish Leyland - Intermediary Healthcare Consultant
Trish’s career has been divided over the last 20 years between employment in publishing and Employee Benefits.
After leaving her role as a newspaper Advertising Manager in 1999 she joined Clinicare as an Intermediary Sales Consultant. The 5 years spent at Clinicare enabled her to build excellent relationships with Intermediaries, which she continues to uphold within her role at Westfield Health.
Prior to joining Westfield Health, Trish was employed as an Employee Benefits Consultant at Atlas Consulting Group, a role that further developed her experience within the Private Medical Insurance and Group Risk sectors.
Trish is currently responsible for all intermediaries located in the North of England and Scotland.
Stuart Woodman - Intermediary Healthcare Consultant
Stuart joined the company in July 2011, he brings with him over 20 years’ experience of the private healthcare market, his career has seen him work with providers BCWA and Aviva plus spells as an intermediary with PMI and latterly Direct Healthline. Stuart will be responsible for a geographical area that covers West Midlands, Mid and South Wales and the South West.
Claire Ward - Senior Intermediary Co-ordinator
After completing her degree at Staffordshire University, Claire worked in the travel industry as a Travel Consultant before working for a software company as Sales Support Co-ordinator. After moving to South Yorkshire from East Sussex in 2003, she worked as an Internal Account Manager for a manufacturing company. Claire joined Westfield Health in 2006 as Intermediary Support Co-ordinator and has proved to be a real asset to the team. Claire’s expertise has been recognised with her being promoted to oversee the intermediary support team as it has grown.
Emma Smith - Intermediary Co-ordinator
Emma completed a degree in Sociology at Sheffield Hallam University and then worked at HSBC as a Reviewer in Tax related services for 4 years. Emma joined Westfield Health in May 2007 as a Sales Support Administrator for direct sales before moving into the role of Intermediary Co-ordinator in September 2008.
Tom Hall - Intermediary Co-ordinator
Tom completed a degree in Business & Finance at Sheffield Hallam University and joined Westfield in October 2007. Tom has worked in both Customer Service roles and more recently in Sales & Marketing as a Sales Support Administrator for direct sales before joining the Intermediary team in October 2012.