Executive Team

Our Executive Team is a group of skilled and passionate people working together to ensure that Liaise becomes one of the best providers in the social care sector – together for the people we support and our colleagues.

David Petrie
Chief Executive Officer
David has been at the helm of Liaise since 2022, bringing with him a portfolio of leadership experience spanning over 15 years within the health and social care sector. His impressive track record includes pivotal roles at health & social care providers such as Nuffield Health, InHealth, and the Active Care Group. David is unwaveringly passionate about providing exceptional service to every individual we support, and building the best teams for the job. David's leadership has already demonstrated a positive influence within our organization, as we grow together towards becoming the best place to live and work in the social care sector.
Holly Pullinger
Head of Property
Claire Kennedy
Chief People Officer
Claire joined the team in 2022, bringing with her an impressive 20-year background in Human Resources. Her most recent position was with a prominent national care provider, where she successfully introduced several technology solutions that improved wellbeing, culture, and retention. Claire's all about making sure everyone has every opportunity to do their best work. Her vision is to fine-tune a workplace environment that not only caters to the needs of individuals but also provides an outstanding colleague experience, where everyone feels valued and supported.
Emma Sperling
Chief Operating Officer
Emma joined our team in 2023, bringing with her an impressive 25 years of experience in both the healthcare and retail sectors. She embarked on her career as a pharmacist and most recently held key positions at Boots, contributing significantly to national operational functions, including pivotal roles in Covid-19 Test and Trace initiatives. Emma possesses a keen interest in understanding the drivers of human behaviour, underscored by her completion of an MBA with a concentrated emphasis on employee engagement.
Nick Essex
Chief Financial Officer
In 2023 we welcomed Nick to Liaise. Nick brings with him a wealth of experience following 14 years in professional advisory working for Grant Thornton, he has over 10 years of corporate finance experience with a focus on health and social care. Nick brings not only a strong technical skillset but also a commercial mindset. He has an MBA from Cranfield University and is also a trustee for the Wave Trust, a charity working to tackle the root causes of child abuse and neglect in the UK. Nick is passionate about the sector and the shared commitment of the team to improve lives and make a positive difference.
Amine Amrani
Director of IT
Amine joined Liaise in 2023, bringing with him extensive experience from his previous role in a medical data support consultancy. His expertise in leading and driving technology transformations makes him a valuable addition to our team. Amine's primary focus lies in empowering our colleagues to use technology in new ways that work to do their jobs more efficiently. With his passion and expertise, Amine is a key member driving growth within the organisation as we lean on technology in new ways in the future.
Deborah Cotton-Soares
Director of Quality & Governance
Deborah became a part of our team in 2023, bringing in a wealth of over 30 years of experience in the health and social care sector. She’s worked in the sector in both operations and quality compliance and with CQC for some years. With her hands-on involvement in social care, even up to deputy CEO level, Deborah brings a deep-rooted understanding of the industry. Her dedication lies in placing the individuals we support at the core of our every thought, plan, and action. She firmly believes that they are the true experts in the care and support they require.
Mark Sherriff
Chief Commercial Officer
Mark joined Liaise in late 2023 as our Chief Commercial Officer, bringing over fifteen years of expertise in the health and social care industry. His career began in elderly care with Caring Homes and Care UK, followed by impactful roles in specialist care with Consensus, and Achieve Together. Known for his collaborative approach and dedication to exceptional customer service, Mark is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. His leadership at Liaise is instrumental in driving our commitment to quality and growth by "supporting more people today than we did yesterday".

Slide Covering care homes & supported living settings in Basingstoke & Romsey.
Liaise South Applelea
Karibu Place
Kennet Way
Linnet House
Marika House
Sansa House
Willow Tree Lodge
Brad Morse Brad Morse
Regional General Manager
Alexandra Moldrzykova
Operations Manager
Slide Covering care homes & supported living settings in Worthing & Burgess Hill. Liaise South East Blake
Bramshaw House
Chantry Lane
Coppice Close
Langbury House
Langbury Place
Marlow Flats
Karly Mason
Regional General Manager

Operations Manager
Slide Covering care homes & supported living settings in and around London.
Liaise London Birchwood House
Knoll House
Lucas House
Oakdene House
Park House
Somerford Court
Somerford Place
St James House
St James Mews
Totteridge House
Willow Court
Suzanne Champion Helen Timmons Suzanne Champion
Regional General Manager
Lindsey Steele
Operations Manager
Helen Timmons
Operations Manager
Slide Covering care homes & supported living settings in Norfolk.
Liaise East Anglia Lilas
Treehaven Bungalows
Middletons Lane
Treehaven Rants
Erica Miners Rae Kilpatrick
Regional General Manager
Erica Miners
Operations Manager