Meet the team



To help meet the needs of our wide range of stakeholders, the ihub has adopted matrix working to ensure that, internally, teams are aligned and working together to share ideas and resources to maximise our knowledge and collective input to achieving shared goals and the needs of our customers.

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Ruth Glassborow

Ruth is Director of Improvement Support and the ihub and is supported by a Senior Management Team (SMT) of five Heads of Service.

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Jo Matthews

Head of Improvement Support and Safety

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June Wylie

Head of Improvement Support

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Gareth Adkins

Head of Improvement Support

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Gavin Russell

Interim Head of Tailored and Responsive Improvement Support

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Diana Hekerem

Head of Strategic Commissioning Support

Portfolio and programme leads

The ihub comprises a range of portfolios and programmes:

  • Acute Care
  • Maternity and Children’s
  • Medicines
  • Focus on Dementia
  • Living Well in Communities
  • Place, Home and Housing
  • Primary Care
  • Mental Health
  • Person-Centred Care
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tailored and Responsive Improvement Support Team (TRIST)
  • Third and Independent Sector Engagement
  • Evidence, Evaluation and Knowledge Exchange
  • Grants and Allocations
  • Board and Partnerships QI Development
  • Scottish Approach to Strategic Commissioning Design
  • Outcome-based Commissioning