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BHTA Town Hall

Join BHTA’s Chief Executive Office David Stockdale as he reflects on his 16 months leading the organisation, and how the work we’ll cover in the upcoming months will strengthen our goals and mission.

David will provide important organisational information and accomplishments, along with how our membership is growing before hearing from our Leadership Team regarding their individual departments.

Finally, we will all be on hand to take questions and discuss any issues which may be on your mind. We encourage you to submit your questions in advance by emailing us at or anonymously at Microsoft Forms.

This session will not be recorded, so be sure to attend live to get all the latest news.

*Please note: Registration to this webinar is only available to members of the BHTA

About the speaker

David Stockdale, CEO

David Stockdale joined the BHTA as its Chief Executive in June 2022, bringing more than two decades of senior management and leadership experience to the role.

David lives and works in Sheffield, has two teenage children and has a love of ice hockey, literature, hiking and swimming. He is also a mentor for the Sheffield City Region Launchpad initiative – a fully funded business support programme delivered across the Sheffield City Region. In addition, he is a Trustee and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Sheffield Young Carers Project, as well as a Founding Member of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Special Interest Group.

William Lee - BHTA's new Parliamentary and Policy Executive
William (Bill) Lee, Policy and Parliamentary Executive.

Bill joined BHTA in June 2021. Bill brings 25-plus years of policy, advocacy, and operations experience on behalf of vulnerable communities (in particular, Holocaust survivors and bioscience researchers persecuted by violent extremists) at US & UK NGOs and governments, combined with a decade of for-profit management consulting and retail operations experience (at the Corporate Executive Board and independent retailers, respectively).

At BHTA, Bill researches, develops & disseminates policy, strategy, parliamentary and technical work for BHTA and its members, and supports wider stakeholder engagement. In his free time, Bill enjoys tennis, golf, cooking, reading, film, and spending time with his son.

Samantha Lewis, Head of Communication

Sam has recently completed her Chartered Institute of Marketing Level 4 Digital Marketing Qualification. Sam has worked in marketing for 6 years, predominantly in the healthcare industry (LloydsPharmacy), running campaigns to raise awareness and educate consumers about a range of healthcare products and services.

Sam enjoys reading, baking and yoga and has a degree in Egyptology and Classical Civilisation.

Kevin Hodges, Membership Engagement Manager

Kevin has over 25 years’ experience working in the Healthcare sector initially within OTC medicines & Pharmaceuticals but for the last 15 years in Medical Devices. He worked for one of the leading global Stoma, Wound and Continence Care companies, set up SureCalm Healthcare, an independent Dispensing Appliance Contractor group in 2010.

His current role is now supporting the BHTA Stoma Manufacturers & Dispensing Appliance Contractors sections as well as the BHTA Scotland Group as their Membership Engagement Manager.