About us

Eva combines 20 years of experience in healthcare and patient safety with the technology expertise of IcoTech and Microsoft, setting a new gold standard in investigations.

The Team

Ed Marsden
Founder & Director

Ed is one of the founders of Eva Applications, and is also the founder of Verita, a specialist investigations consultancy. He is a healthcare professional by background, and spent the first half of his career working on the frontline in the NHS. Ed has carried out numerous complex investigations in healthcare over the last twenty years, heading up many serious incidents involving patient harm. He oversaw the 40 or so investigations that the NHS had to undertake on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health into allegations by victims of Jimmy Savile. Ed believes that the intelligent use of data and technology can play a significant role in reducing avoidable harm in both the private and public healthcare sectors

Chris Brougham
Lead Investigator

Chris is also a director at Verita and is one of their most
experienced investigators, having conducted some of its most
high-profile investigations and reviews. As head of training, Chris
has developed training courses for the systematic investigation of
serious incidents and complex complaints. She has delivered
these courses across a range of organisations and sectors,
receiving consistently excellent feedback. Chris’ knowledge and
experience were an integral part of Eva’s design.

Peter Killwick
Founder & Director

Peter is also company director for Verita. Since joining them in 2012, Peter has had a particular focus on the development and evolution of our diagnostic tools – including the Eva investigation application, Organisational Resilience Assessment and Complaints diagnostic – as well as undertaking numerous investigations in both public and private healthcare. In his role as a Verita board director, he oversees relationships with a number of key clients and manages the financial control of the organisationc

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