Meet the Team:

Delivering strategic estates solutions

Working proactively across the region, the team has delivered successful estates solutions for a variety of clients.

  • Jo Barnes

    Managing Director

    Jo is the Managing Director of Shared Agenda and has over twenty years’ experience working both within and with the public sector across the North of England and Scotland. Jo established Shared Agenda with Community Health Partnerships and Sewell Group in 2013, after a successful 5 years as CEO with Hull Citycare Ltd where Jo was responsible for leading a team that tripled the size of the investment portfolio, as well as supporting customers to make the most of the their estates.

    Jo continues to develop Citycare’s business, but has extended Shared Agenda’s service offer to deliver compelling, service driven solutions to our customers facing difficult decisions with their estate.

    Jo is a member of the Humber Local Enterprise Investment and Regulation Board, representing the private sector. Jo is also a member of the Hull 2020 Estates Collaborative.

  • Tim Wigglesworth

    Chief Executive

    As Chief Execustive of Citycare, Tim applies his 25 years of property in project experience in project management and delivery to help our customers make continuous improvements to their estates whilst at the same time looking after the day to day operations of the company. His practical understanding of the challenges faced by the public sector supports the application of his multi-disciplinary skills across the whole range of company services from strategic advice through to implementation. In common with the rest of the team, Tim is driven by ensuring all of our customers make the best use of their valuable property resources. Outside the office, Tim has a role as a professional rugby union referee operating at the highest level of the game.

  • Richard Clark

    Head of Estate Planning

    Richard Clark joined the team in 2009, with 11 years of senior project management experience on a range of public sector development projects. Richard is a specialist in estate planning and providing deliverable estates advice to ensure partners get the best value from their property portfolios.

  • Dan Simmons

    Development Manager

    Dan joined the team in 2014 from a background of facilities and project management in health and commercial estates. He works across developments and minor works leading on schemes to deliver efficiency and value for our partners. Dan is leading Shared Agenda and Citycare’s ISO 9001 Quality Management System implementation to ensure business processes are effective and continually improve.

  • Dave Barley

    Construction Manager

    As Construction Manager, Dave is responsible for the successful delivery and management of a wide range of construction projects undertaken by Shared Agenda and Citycare. Working alongside clients and the design team, Dave offers a great deal of support, advice and guidance to both parties to ensure the ongoing successful delivery of construction projects.

  • Caroline Havler

    Head of Estates Management

    Caroline leads Shared Agenda and Citycare’s Estates Management Team in managing a range of health properties on behalf of our customers. The team deliver an extensive programme of maintenance and repair works to ensure well run, high quality buildings for visitors, patients and tenants. Caroline joined the team in 2010 from a property regeneration background. Having previously worked within the public sector, Caroline has an understanding and appreciation of the importance of running, compliant buildings. The Estate Management Team also offer a range of facilities management support services, such as centre management, front of house and building managers, which provide a valuable service to our partners and to the building users.

  • Nadine Christopher

    Estate Manager

    Nadine originally joined the Shared Agenda and Citycare team in 2011 and has progressed into her current role as Estates Manager, which involves overseeing the centre management and front of house service in Hull on behalf of Community Health Partnerships, along with the bookable rooms system, to ensure space is maximised.

  • Jane Lewis

    Personal Assistant and Office Manager

    Jane joined the team in 2014, bringing 25 years of executive support level experience with her from both public and private sector. Jane is personal assistant to Jo Barnes and Tim Wigglesworth and also the office manager, working closely with the whole team to provide project support. Jane manages Shared Agenda’s main offices in Willerby and Hull and oversees the administrative support function to ensure the team receive a first class service.

  • Jonathan Ramsey

    Estate Manager

    Bringing over 5 years of experience managing a large and complex residential property portfolio, bringing extensive property management experience Jonathan is responsible for the operational management of a complex Health Estate. As part of the Estate Management team a key part of Jon's role is ensuring well run, high quality buildings for visitors, patients and tenants. Jon works closely with the Estate Planning Team on new product development and works with clients to deliver variation works within the operational estate.

  • Lucy Robinson

    Lucy Robinson

    Estates/Project Assistant

    Lucy joined the team in 2016 as Project Administrator and brings with her 8 years experience from a background in purchasing and administration.  Lucy is currently working with the Estate Management Team delivering the Centre Management service on behalf of CHP.  Lucy manages the room booking system and is the main point of contact for tenancy inquiries.

  • Laura Garnham

    Strategic Estate Planner

    As a principal lead in the Strategic Planning team Laura reviews current estate provision and utilisation working with commissioners and providers to deliver strategic advice and long term planning that focuses on optimising opportunities for an estate solution to support the efficient delivery of healthcare services.

  • Issy Whitelock

    Graduate Development Manager

    Issy joined in June 2017, as a Graduate Development Manager working with the Development Team for Shared Agenda. Issy assists on development projects by working on project administration and co-ordination. She works closely with the design team on a day to day basis in order to support the planning and delivery aspects of the projects.

  • Tilly Tyson

    Graduate Development Manager

    Tilly joined us in December 2017 as a Graduate Development Manager to broaden her project knowledge working alongside the Development Team. Working closely on the co-ordination and administration of projects, Tilly also works as an integral part of our design teams to provide added support to all stages of our projects, from planning through to delivery.

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As investors in both companies, we have seen first-hand the benefits that the team’s innovative approach can have when working with public bodies. The company is leading the field in terms of partnership working and has a fantastic track record of transforming estates to enable and support service transformation.  We are proud to be partners.

Sue O'Connell, Chief Executive, Community Health Partnerships May 6, 2016