Ian Middleton, Chief Executive Officer

Ian has unique experience in developing highly successful businesses. Since his graduation, Ian has developed a reputation for improving a wide variety of business and brings to Broadway Lodge best practice from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.  Additionally, Ian has developed an in-depth understanding of addiction and belief in the 12-step programme.  Ian is passionate about delivering a fantastic service and success through respecting, appreciating and developing every individual within a business.



Jon Griffiths, Head of Finance and Tendering

A chartered accountant, Jon is responsible for the strategic business planning, performance monitoring, contracts, tendering and commercial management. He was previously Joint Commissioning Manager at North Somerset Council for substance misuse treatment services and prior to that Financial Controller with First Group. Jon has lectured on accountancy and business management at Bridgwater College and has an astute understanding of the regulatory, legal and functional requirements of a residential rehab and the financial challenges they bring.



Lee Ali, Registered Manager (CQC) and Head of Medical

Lee is a Registered General Nurse and Registered Manager of Broadway Lodge. She oversees the 24/7 medical team that includes GPs and consultant psychiatrists and ensures Broadway’s standards meet the expectations of the Care Quality Commission.  Lee’s breadth of knowledge and understanding of the treatment sector, its staff and patients, means that everyone who comes into Broadway Lodge receives a level of care and support that is personalised and exemplary.

Markkus Trew, Head of Counselling and Aftercare

Markkus is Head of Counselling for Broadway holding a diploma in leadership and management as well as counselling and has extensive experience of working in treatment centres in North Somerset. Markkus is responsible for leading the counselling team and for developing innovations in the therapeutic programme that draws on evidence-based research and practice.  His specialism is attachment theory looking at early parental relationships and early years’ impact on child development and addiction.  Markkus’ previous career is in property – he trained as a surveyor and holds a degree in estates management that enables him to balance his therapeutic knowledge and skills with a commercial acuity.   He brings to Broadway a passionate focus on driving up standards of care and reporting to a high level of quality, alongside making sure the business is run along exemplary lines.