Meet the Board

Liverpool & Sefton Health Partnership Ltd


Humphrey Claxton


Humphrey Claxton is a non executive Chairman of LSHP.  Having worked for Community Health Partnerships, he also has his own management consultancy firm, Metamorphis.  He has previously held positions in industry and with Government Office for the North West.

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Georgi Shopov


Georgi is the second BBGI Director representative on the Board. In his current role in BBGI, he is part of the business' valuation, asset acquisitions and asset management teams.

Prior to joining BBGI, he graduated as a Masters in Finance from London Business School and began his career in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) schemes in 2011 in a financial modelling capacity for advisory businesses working on multitude of transactions in the economic and social PPP/PFI sectors.

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Andy Muir


Andy became a Director on the LSHP Board in October 2021, and is the North West Regional Director for Community Health Partnerships. His previous roles include working across Cheshire and Merseyside as a Strategic Estates Lead in NHS England, and with over 20 years NHS experience, he’s also spent significant time working in Commissioning, Primary Care and Commissioning Support.

Andy gained his Masters at Salford University in 2007, and has extensive experience managing relationships across the public and private sectors. Prior to his NHS career he worked in leasehold and social housing.

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Ian Tayler


Ian is the BBGI representative on the Board.  He is a Chartered Management Accountant and has a wealth of corporate and operational experience of delivering and managing public sector contracts and PPP/PFI schemes across several different sectors.


Gideon Ben-Tovim


Gideon Ben-Tovim OBE is Hon Senior Fellow in the Dept Sociology University of Liverpool where he Chairs the Liverpool Institute for Health Inequalities Research. Deputy Chair of the Mayor of Liverpool’s Heath Commission, Chair of the Northwest Coast Academic Health Science Network as well as the Liverpool City Region Local Nature Partnership.

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Frank Schramm


Frank has worked in the PPP, investment banking and advisory sectors for over 20 years. Co-CEO of BBGI, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange. BBGI currently manages a global portfolio of 36 infrastructure investments, located in Australia, Canada, Germany, the UK and the USA, with a market capitalisation of circa €530 million.