Meet the Team
Our consultants are cost of care specialists with years of experience and knowledge of analysing provider returns, their accounts and constructing and reporting model rates.
Ray Hart, CIPFA Qualified
One of the founders of the company with responsibility for business development. Ray’s work includes advising senior members of the NHS and Local Government on the care market and in particular the cost of care. He is also responsible for the media management of the company and has provided commentary on BBC Radio 4 and 5 as well as national newspapers.
Formerly a Director and Assistant Director in Local Government he has a wealth of experience at a senior level in Finance, Commissioning and IT.
Jim White, CIMA Qualified
Senior Finance Consultant
Jim is responsible for bespoke financial models, benchmarking and assessment of value, pricing strategy, contract review, commercial negotiations and report writing.
He helps develop a range of cost models which estimate what health and social care services should cost, facilitating cost benchmarking and identification of where value is not being achieved.
Jim successfully leads numerous cost surveys for local authorities and health commissioning groups which identified the usual cost of providing services locally, providing advice on future rate setting for services. He supports independent provider organisations to review their cost structure, to identify potential efficiencies and assist their pricing strategy / inform tender prices.
Operations and Product Manager
Leading The Operations Team, Angie ensures that all customer projects run smoothly and meet quality standards.
With a background in both direct care provision and the implementation of complex social care databases across both adults and childrens services for many Local Authorities, Angie understands how to enable the smooth running of complex public sector projects.
Angie has a wealth of experience in managing all aspects of a successful project including GDPR requirements / Freedom of Information requests, IT Training, Process Reengineering and Workforce Transformation. She is responsible for the development of Valuing Care’s Software Portfolio providing the essential interface between technical experts and the user experience.