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
Director

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.

Angie Wadsworth
Operations and Product Manager

Leading The Operations Team, Angie ensures projects run smoothly and quality assures outcomes. She is also responsible for the design and development of Valuing Care’s Costing Software.

With a background in implementing IT solutions into Social Care, Angie understands how to enable the smooth running of projects that span both data collection, reporting and cost analysis particularly in a sensitive area such as provider care costs.

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.