People - Quality Management - Operational

Dr David Yates Dr David Yates
Associate Dean for Quality



David Yates was appointed Associate Dean for Quality Management after 9 years as a Clinical Tutor In Tunbridge Wells and a further 4 years as Director of Medical Education for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He is a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care based at the Kent & Sussex Hospital. In 2010 he acted as Interim Head of the KSS School of Anaesthesia for 3 months.

Marc Terry
Head of Foundation Workforce
Karen Gibson Karen Gibson
Quality Manager

Karen joined the KSS Deanery as Quality Manager in January 2008. She has a First Class Honours Degree in Business Management, a Professional Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and has recently completed an MBA with Durham University. She was previously a Performance Manager at South East Coast SHA, and spent three years in the Civil Service as a Divisional Quality Manager at the Office for National Statistics.

Sithara Gunasinghe
Assistant Quality Manager

Sonne Novakovic
Quality Assistant