In Conversation with: Mike Moran, MBE & Professor Karol Sikora - The Rutherford Group

Date & Time:
30 Jun 2020 @ 9:30am - 11:00am

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Professional Liverpool are pleased to be hosting an 'In Conversation with...' event with Mike Moran MBE, and Professor Karol Sikora from the Rutherford Health Group.

Hosted by Mike Gibney, Director of Workforce and Innovation at The Walton Centre, the event hopes to broach a number of topics, including the opening of the Rutherford Cancer Centre North West, the investment it has brought to Liverpool and what it means for the Liverpool City Region to be bringing the latest technology here, to the city.


Please find their speaker bios below:

Mike Moran MBE – Chief Executive Officer, Rutherford Health Plc

Mike Moran is a founder of Rutherford Health Plc and has thirty years of experience in strategic leadership, planning and programme delivery with a proven track record in developing early start-up businesses with the potential for rapid growth. Mike was born in the City of Liverpool and attended Alsop High School. In 2010 Mike received the MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, for Service to Business. Mike is Liverpool Football Club supporter and helped ITF England successfully bid and host the European Taekwon-Do Championships in Liverpool in April 2017.

Professor Karol Sikora – Chief Medical Officer, Rutherford Health Plc

Professor Edward Karol Sikora is a founder of Rutherford Health Plc and has fifty years of experience as an oncologist treating patients worldwide. He is the Former Chief of the World Health Organisation’s Cancer Programme and is the founding team member and Clinical Director of Cancer Partners UK. Karol has gained unprecedented social media activity during the Covid-19 pandemic – leading the way for Rutherford Health and Rutherford Cancer Centres to stand up for cancer patients who he could see were getting ignored in the face of the Coronavirus surge.

Mike Gibney, Director of Workforce & Innovation, The Walton Centre

Mike has worked in charitable organisations and local government, including nine years in Social Services. He joined the NHS four years ago, through the Gateway to Leadership Scheme. His role at The Walton Centre includes responsibility for human resources, training and development, communications, fundraising, research and development and, innovation.