NJR Management Team (NJRMT)

The NJR management team is responsible for the overall management of the registry and the communication of our work.

The management team also supports the work of the NJR Steering Committee and all of the NJR’s sub-committees.

Elaine Young

Elaine Young

Director of Operations

Elaine has responsibility for the overall management and strategic direction of the National Joint Registry, ensuring that NJR programmes are aligned to broader policy direction and national projects; as well as supporting the work of the NJR, the Steering Committee and committee members.

Contact Elaine:
E: Elaine.Young@njr.org.uk
Please contact Elaine’s Executive Assistant with any queries in the first instance

Senior Management Team

Chris Boulton

Chris Boulton

Deputy Director of Operations

Chris has responsibility for the operational delivery of the National Joint Registry, ensuring that NJR activity is delivered effectively; as well as supporting the NJR Director of Operations, the Steering Committee and committee members across the NJR.

Contact Chris:
M: 07495 586072
E: Chris.Boulton@njr.org.uk

Deirdra Taylor

Deirdra Taylor

Associate Director of Communication and
Stakeholder Engagement

Deirdra is responsible for NJR’s stakeholder communication activities. This includes managing the production of the NJR annual report and raising awareness through press, website, events and media management.

Contact Deirdra – (press)
M: 07983 202953
E: Deirdra.Taylor@njr.org.uk

Yemi Garuba

Associate Director of Operations and Contract Management

As NJR’s Associate Director of Operations and Contracts, Yemi is responsible for monitoring all aspects of NJR business, contracts and finance to ensure the NJR achieves its strategic objectives. 

Contact Yemi:
M: 07904 597881
E: Yemi.Garuba@njr.org.uk

Rebecca Swinson

Rebecca Swinson

Associate Director of Performance and Business Planning

Currently on maternity leave
Becky is responsible for overseeing the NJR’s clinical performance programmes and delivery of the committee and business functions; and supporting the NJR Director of Operations and NJR Deputy Director of Operations. 

Contact Rebecca:
M: 07932 889752
E: Rebecca.Swinson@njr.org.uk


Theresa Zlonkiewicz

Theresa Zlonkiewicz

Operations Manager of Contracts and Service Delivery

Theresa  supports the management of NJR contracts and operational activity, measuring the progress and performance of NJR outsourced activity. She monitors individual projects, assists with strategic development and also supports NJR’s Committee work programmes to deliver a number of ad hoc operational activities and varied work-streams.

Contact Theresa:
M: 07904 598113
E: Theresa.Zlonkiewicz@njr.org.uk

Oscar Espinoza

Oscar Espinoza

Communications Manager

Currently on parental leave – please email Deirdra Taylor.
Oscar is responsible for managing much of the output of the communication department, from website and social media management, CRM administration sharing content for NJR stakeholder communication and for ensuring all materials are produced in accordance with NJR brand guidelines, amongst other ad hoc communication activities.

Contact Oscar:
M: 07932 889753
E: Oscar.Espinoza@njr.org.uk

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Nicola Daisie

Operations Manager of Performance and Business Planning 

Nicola is responsible for managing the NJR’s Surgeon, Unit and Implant Performance work programmes and supporting the NJR Surgeon Performance and Implant Performance Committees and Implant Scrutiny Group. 

Contact Nicola:
M: 07904 598110
E: Nicola.Daisie@njr.org.uk

Rachel Brophy

Research and Governance
Programme Manager

Rachel is responsible for managing the NJR’s research programme; processing research applications, supporting the Research Committee and Research Fellows. She also oversees the data and information governance function, handling data and Freedom of information requests.

Contact Rachel:
M: 07931 242233
E: Rachel.Brophy@njr.org.uk

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Leeanna Alloway

Executive Assistant to
Director of Operations

Leeanna provides administrative assistance to the Director of Operations and provides secretariat support for the NJR’s Steering Committee, Medical Advisory Committee and Executive Committee. 

Contact Leeanna:
M: 07950 643899
E: Leeanna.Alloway@njr.org.uk

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Abiola Aliogba

NJR Team Administrator

Abi is responsible for providing administrative support across the NJR Management Team.

Contact Abiola:
M: 07904 597895
E: NJRadmin@njr.org.uk

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