Meet The Team

Craig Mottershead

Craig joined MPP as a trainee over 20 years ago and is now a Senior Clinical Perfusionist and Company Director with overall responsibility for all clinical sites.

Craig qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 2006.

Anthony Gray

Prior to joining MPP in 2015 and training as a Perfusionist, Anthony was a physio for Oldham Athletic AFC.  He has particular responsibility for our Education Programme.

Anthony qualified as a perfusionist in 2018.

Stephanie Beeston

Stephanie worked as a Senior Clinical Perfusionist for almost 30 years, she now works part time in a new role as a Cell Saver Operative and Perfusion Assistant.

Stephanie qualified as a perfusionist in 1990.

Charlotte Baker

After completing an MSc in Applied Biomedical Science,Charlotte previously worked in Microbiology. Subsequently, a desire for achange of career led to training in Perfusion at the Queen Elizabeth Hospitalin Birmingham. Here, she gained experience of, and a passion for transplantsurgery and mechanical circulatory support. Charlotte later moved to Canada, beforereturning to the UK. She has since then, consolidated her experience at NewCross Hospital in Wolverhampton and the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, whereshe was able to learn Paediatrics and be involved in much respiratory ECMOsupport during COVID. Following a brief return to the QE, Charlotte commencedemployment with MPP in January 2022. Charlotte Qualified as a Perfusionist in 2015.

Karl Riley

Karl qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 2020.

He has an MSc in Biomedical Science from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Prior to working as a perfusionist Karl worked in various NHS and private Laboratories in areas such as immunology, immunotherapy and microbiology.

Matthew Austin ACP FCCP

Matthew has been a clinical perfusionist at MPP since 2011.

He leads on perfusion equipment maintenance and servicing across Manchester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, BMI The Alexandra Hospital and BMI The Park Hospital.

Other responsibilities include maintenance of electronic perfusion data management systems, as well as quality control of blood coagulation POCT devices.

Matthew holds an MSc Perfusion Science (University of Surrey, 2017), PGDip Perfusion Science (NESCOT, 2013) and BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (University of Stirling, 2010).

Mathew qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 2011

Hoeda Haravi

Hoeda gained an Msc in Immunology and Immunogenetics at Manchester University in 2000 and qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 2006.

She is also involved with the teaching of our Cell Salvage Training Course.

Hoeda has been using the cell saver in cardiac, vascular, orthopaedic and maternity specialties for 15 years.

She is also currently the training and education lead for the ECMO service here at Manchester Royal Infirmary, this includes writing protocols and circuit design and also has experience in the quality control of our blood coagulation equipment.

Hoeda qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 2006

Tina Mountney

Tina is a qualified Clinical Perfusion Scientist with 25 years’ experience in all forms of cardiac surgery including heart and lung transplantation. She started her career at Wythenshawe Hospital before joining the team at Manchester Perfusion Practice in 2001.

Tina has also been part of the Haemoclaim cell salvage course from the beginning; helping to design the study material and coordinate the course, she is closely involved with training the participants and has extensive knowledge of the subject.

She is also responsible for expanding the cell salvage service both in the Manchester Foundation Trust and across the Greater Manchester region. Tina is passionate about cell salvage and her belief is that all patients should be able to access this important therapy.

Tina qualified as a Clinical Perfusion Scientist in 1994