Meet the Team

Meet the Team

The Nottinghamshire LMC Ltd secretariat currently comprises 12 members of staff.

Michael Wright

Position: Chief Executive

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Michael joined the LMC in September 2013 as Head of Liaison. On 1 April 2016, he became Chief Executive following the retirement of Chris Locke at the end of March 2016.

Michael is an experienced medical manager with previous roles in locum practice management, Clinical Commissioning Group, GP practice management, project management in the out-of-hours arena and in a previous life Michael served in the Royal Air Force within the medical branch.

Helen Shuker

Position: Director of Services

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Helen is Director of Services for Nottinghamshire LMC Ltd and its subsidiary company, Practice Support Services (PSS). Her role involves overseeing the strategic development and day to day operations of the services offered through the LMC and PSS including the national LMC Buying Group and the Phoenix Programme.

Helen was previously PSS’s Head of Operations and Nottinghamshire LMC’s Head of Communications. Before joining the LMC, she worked for a large membership organisation as its press officer/head of press relations and before that spent some years working as a broadcast journalist and editor.

Emma Wiklo

Position: Liaison Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Emma joined Nottinghamshire LMC as Practice Liaison Officer December 2021. She has an extensive healthcare background working within primary care in Nottingham City with over 9 years’ experience working in various non-clinical roles and more recently as Practice Manager for the last 4 years.

Stu Hague

Position: Practice Liaison Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Stu joined Nottinghamshire LMC in September 2019 after serving 22 years in the Royal Air Force, undertaking varying Practice Management roles in primary and Occupational Health, to co-ordination of strategic Aeromedical Evacuations.

With a BSc(Hons) in Health & Social Care management, Stu hopes to bring his extensive healthcare knowledge and experience to his role as Practice Liaison Officer.

Zenaida Morrison

Position: Communications and Marketing Manager

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC/LMC Buying Groups Federation


Zenaida joined Nottinghamshire LMC in February 2020 as Communications and Marketing Manager for the group. Her role involves overseeing all communication and marketing efforts of the LMC both internally and externally and plays an important part in communicating the organisation’s purpose to key stakeholders.

Prior to joining the team, Zenaida worked with the LMC Buying Groups Federation for 2 years and the Clinical Research Network at Queens Medical Hospital as a Research and Communications administrator.

With over 10 years of experience in various industries and a Master’s in PR and Communications, Zenaida hopes to bring her knowledge and expertise to her role as Communications and Marketing Manager.

Raheema Din

Position: Communications and Events Assistant

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC/LMC Buying Groups Federation/Phoenix Programme


Raheema has worked for Nottinghamshire LMC since January 2018 initially under a Level 3 business administration apprenticeship. Since the completion of her apprenticeship, Raheema has taken on a number of roles. She is currently working as the Communications and Events Assistant for three parts of the organisation; leading mainly on events and liaising with practices to share current information.

Nikki Kendall

Position: Service Manager

Organisation: GP-S/Phoenix Programme


Nikki joined the LMC in August 2016 as the admin lead for GP-S. She now runs the growing GP-S service operationally. In September 2019 she also took on the role of scheme co-ordinator for the Roving PM and Roving GP schemes which are run by the Phoenix Programme.

Janet Chester

Position: Senior Finance Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Janet is our longest serving member of staff and has been with the LMC since 1993. She is responsible for staff salaries and the office accounts and works part-time.

Amanda Piper

Position: Business Support and Finance Officer

Organisation: Practice Support Services


Amanda joined Practice Support Services as its Business Support Officer in May 2018.

She previously worked for Nottinghamshire LMC managing the day to day operations of the LMC office, assisting with the finance, committee and HR functions and providing PA duties to the Chief Executive.

Ashleigh Beer

Position: Business Support Assistant

Organisation: LMC Buying Groups Federation/Phoenix Programme


Ashleigh has worked for Nottinghamshire LMC since 2016 firstly as an apprentice, then progressing onto an Administration Assistant role to support the LMC’s recruitment and retention schemes including GP-S and the Phoenix Programme. Ashleigh is now taking on a new role in the LMC Buying Groups Federation as a Business Support Assistant.