Leadership Team

Tunstall's leadership team has an in-depth understanding of the complexities of housing, social care & healthcare delivery. With over 150 years combined industry expertise, we recognise the commercial challenges you face in delivering cost effective, efficient and people-centred care and support.


Gordon Sutherland - Chief Executive Officer

Gordon Sutherland - Chief Executive Officer

Gordon joined Tunstall as Chief Executive Officer in September 2016. With 35 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, he held several key executive leadership roles, most recently as Head of the EMEA businesses of Invacare Corporation, a NYSE listed company in the medical equipment industry. Prior to Invacare, Gordon worked at Gambro AB, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Johnson & Johnson.

Lee Robinson - Chief Financial Officer

Lee Robinson - Chief Financial Officer

Lee joined Tunstall as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2018 bringing over 35 years’ senior finance experience. Lee qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and has held CFO roles in a variety of sectors including Financial Services, with Merrill Lynch, HBOS and Antin Infrastructure Partners, and Travel & Leisure with First Choice Holidays. Lee has considerable experience as both CFO and CEO of private equity backed portfolio companies.

Martin Jeffries - Chief Marketing Officer

Martin Jeffries - Chief Marketing Officer

Martin joined Tunstall as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in February 2017 bringing over 25 years’ commercial experience gained in software and service organisations, addressing complex operational challenges within the healthcare markets. Most recently Martin was CMO for Allocate Software, the market leading provider of SaaS workforce management to healthcare markets across the UK, Sweden and Australia. Prior to this he has also worked for Dell, Virgin Media Business, GlaxoSmithKline and product innovation consultancy Ignetica Ltd.

Lance Kenworthy - Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer

Lance Kenworthy - Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer

Lance was appointed as Group Chief Information Officer in June 2017 and quickly acquired the dual role of Group Chief Technical Officer in July 2017. He joined Tunstall from Invacare in Switzerland, where he was Vice-President of IT.

Elaine Quinn - Operations Director

Elaine Quinn - Operations Director

Appointed as Tunstall’s Group Operations Director in July 2007, Elaine previously held roles in Filtronic PLC, including Managing Director of FiltronicComtek (UK), Director of Strategic Development (IP Division) and Engineering Programmes Director.

Sonia Belfield - Human Resources Director

Sonia Belfield - Human Resources Director

Sonia joined as Group Human Resource Director in September 2018 having recently held the post of European HR Director for Adient, a global manufacturing business. Her past experience also includes roles as HR Director at Muller, and HR Director at Poundland. Sonia is currently a Non Executive Director within the NHS, a chartered Member of CIPD, is a qualified coach and mediator and holds a masters degree in occupational psychology.

Kristoffer Axelsson - CEO Nordics

Kristoffer Axelsson - CEO Nordics

Kristoffer joined Tunstall in February 2012 through the acquisition of STT Condigi, the Nordic market leader in the Connected Care sector. Prior to this he was Group CEO of STT Condigi for four years and CFO for Siemens for three years. He has also spent time at Saab Kockums and Skansk.

Gavin Bashar - CEO UK & Ireland

Gavin Bashar - CEO UK & Ireland

Gavin joined Tunstall as CEO for the UK and Ireland in November 2018. He has over 27 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, holding a number of key executive leadership roles. Most recently he was Head of the EMEA & APAC businesses of Hermes Medical Solutions, a lead player in the diagnostic imaging reconstruction software industry. Prior to Hermes Medical Solutions, Gavin has worked at Cutera Inc., Ipsen, Wyeth and for nearly 20 years in various leadership roles within GE Healthcare

Lyn Davies - CEO Asia Pacific

Lyn Davies - CEO Asia Pacific

Lynne was appointed as CEO of APAC in December 2013. She joined Tunstall in 2004 with 20 years’ experience in customer service and 14 years in contact centres. She is also currently a Board Member of the Medical Technologies Association of Australia.

Abel Delgado - CEO Southern Europe

Abel Delgado - CEO Southern Europe

Abel was appointed as Southern Europe CEO in April 2014, having previously been Tunstall’s Chief Operating Officer from May 2012 and Chief Financial Offiecr since June 2010. He has also worked in Arvato Services Spain (German Bertelsman Group’s services subsidiary) as Managing Director and spent eight years working for Alcatel-Lucent (French-American telecommunication provider) working across several teams including finance and operations.

Florian Lupfer Kusenberg - CEO Central Europe

Florian Lupfer Kusenberg - CEO Central Europe

Florian was appointed in January 2011 as Managing Director of Telecare, then shortly after became Managing Director for Tunstall’s Central Europe operation. Prior to this, he spent seven years at Attendo and also worked for a Swiss based company “TeleAlarm”, which was acquired from Bosch in 2006.


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