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The NJR Management Team


The NJR management team is responsible for the overall management of the registry and the communication of its work. The management team also supports the work of the NJR Steering Committee and all its sub-committees. 


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 Chairman, the Steering Committee and committee members.

Please contact Elaine’s Executive Assistant in the first instance with regard to any NJR queries.


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 ►  07950 643899  


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 ►  07495 586072;


Deirdra Taylor:  Associate Director of Communication and Stakeholder Engagement

Deirdra is responsible for overseeing the planning and content for NJR's stakeholder communication activities. This includes managing the content development process and publishing of the NJR annual report; overseeing NJR's national events programme;  raising awareness of and protecting the NJR brand through press and media management, as well as our other external communication activities and channels. 

Contact Deirdra ►  07983 202953   


Yemi Garuba:  Associate Director of Operations and Contracts

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 ►  07904 597881


Becky Swinson:  Associate Director of Performance and Business Planning    

Becky is responsible for overseeing the NJR's clinical performance programmes and delivery of the committee and business functions of the NJR, supporting the NJR Director of Operations and NJR Deputy Director of Operations.  

Contact Becky ►  07932 889752   


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 ►  07931 242233   


Oscar Espinoza:  Communication Manager

Oscar is responsible for managing much of the output of the communication department, from website and social media management, CRM administration, drafting 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 ►  07932 889753   


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 ►  07904 598113


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 for supporting the NJR Surgeon Performance and Implant Performance Committees and Implant Scrutiny Group. 

Contact Nicola ►  07904 598110  


Abiola Alogba:  NJR Administration

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

Contact Abi  0790 4597895


NJR Service Desk

If you are a patient, clinician, NJR data manager or healthcare professional with a query about your data, data collection or a request for general information, then please contact the NJR Service Support Desk, by calling 0845 345 9991 or email:


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