National Clinical Lead, AI and Digital Workforce (WT&E), NHS England
Chief Medical Officer and Joint Chief Investigator, Our Future Health
Professor of Bioinformatics and Director of the Centre for Translational Bioinformatics, Queen Mary University of London
Fayaz is an award winning Analytics and Modelling Director with considerable experience creating, scaling and delivering products across the public sector.
He has 10 years + healthcare experience working nationally and internationally on: Strategic Workforce Planning, Pathway Optimisation, Analytics Learning and Predictive Modelling.
Director, Centre for Improving Data Collaboration, NHS England
Director Clinical Research, Royal Free London NHS FT
Commercial Director, DATA-CAN
Director of AI, Imaging & Deployment, NHS England
AI Ethics and Governance Lead, AI Centre for Value Based Healthcare
Director of Clinical Informatics (CCIO), Oxford University NHS FT
Bishoy is keen to utilise his skills in operational management, innovation and leadership to provide impactful change in the NHS to support staff to deliver better care for patients.
Programme Lead for Fellowships in Clinical AI, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS FT
Alexander has developed auditable standards for AI in healthcare with the British Standards Institution as an editorial panel chair, and also evaluates clinical AI technology at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Partner, Head of Public Sector Analytics, KPMG
Yusuf is an award winning Data Analytics leader with over 15 years consulting experience. He leads our UK Public Sector analytics team, directing projects for our healthcare, transport, policing, education, central and local government clients. Yusuf and his team help our clients to make better use of their data, by providing the right insight to the right people, in the right way. His work extends across a wide range of data analytics services, from developing effective data strategy and analytics teams, right through to the development of analytics platforms and specific analytics solutions, applying a robust user experience driven approach.
Chief Analytical Officer, East Kent Hospitals University NHS FT
Honorary Research Fellow, The Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh
Monica Fletcher is the former Chief Executive of Education for Health.
She is also Chair of the UK Inhaler Group, Knowledge Exchange Lead for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, and Chair of the European Respiratory Nurses Association (ERNA).
Monica is involved in influencing national and international policies through her activities including membership of the WHO’s Global Alliance Against Respiratory Disease (GARD), the European Respiratory Society, the American Thoracic Society, the European COPD Coalition, and the International Primary Care Respiratory Group. She is an Associate of the Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan.
Monica is honoured with an OBE for services to nursing.
Professor of Public Health, School of Primary Care, Population Science and Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton
National Digital Midwife Lead for Maternity, NHS England
She was instrumental in the development of the award-winning Digital Midwives Expert Reference Group which aims to support digital leadership across England.
She is now the National Digital Midwife Lead for Maternity Services within the Transformation Directorate at NHS England. Whilst continuing to support digital transformation within maternity Jules is also focused on digital leadership and specifically the specialist role of the digital midwife.
Health Tech Investor, AlbionVC
The investor was first inspired to pursue a career in healthtech as a medical student, where she was part of a team that established the National Reproductive Tissue Cryopreservation Service. The service allows children undergoing cancer treatment to preserve their fertility for the future, and its success relied on using new tech to connect hospitals and services.
Molly joined AlbionVC in 2022 from consulting giant McKinsey & Company, where she focused on healthcare systems, services and technologies. Before her role at McKinsey, Molly was chief commercial officer of Induction Healthcare Group – a healthtech startup which successfully floated on London’s junior AIM market in 2019.
The investment manager is also founding team member of healthcare comms startup, Pando, and has worked as an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur. Molly holds a degree in Medicine & Surgery, and a BA in Molecular Medicine, from Oxford University.
Clinical Data Science Lead, Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT
President, The Royal College of Radiologists
Dr Halliday is the current President of The Royal College of Radiologists (2022-2025) so heads up the organisation which represents Clinical Radiologists and Clinical Oncologists from all four nations in the United Kingdom. RCR’s role is to speak on behalf of the professions to government and fundholders, to provide and supervise education and exams and to set professional standards.
At Nottingham University Hospital, she also held the role of Clinical Director for Radiology (2021-2022) as well as the National Clinical Lead for Radiology Getting-It-Right-First Time (GIRFT, 2017-2022). GIRFT is a service improvement programme for Radiology run by the NHS. During this time she visited 143 Radiology departments in England and the national report published in July 2020 was widely quoted.
Dr Halliday was Chair of the British Society of Paediatric Radiology (2010-2016) and chaired the working group for the updated guidance for imaging in cases of suspected physical abuse in children (2018).
CEO, Digital Health
Achievements of note include: founding the UK CCIO movement, from launch of CCIO campaign in 2011 to development and growth of CCIO Networks and community; the development of Digital Health Networks – centred on CCIO and CIO Networks – as the leading independent online best practice community of NHS IT professionals – 5,000+ members as of November 2020; plus growing Digital Health Summer Schools into the premier health IT leadership event in UK; and launching Digital Health Rewired in March 2019 as the most dynamic and compelling Expo in digital health space.
CEO, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS FT & National Director, NHS App
Joe has championed innovation and expansion, overseeing significant development across the hospital estate, including the building of an academic centre in partnership with the University of Buckingham and a new cancer centre, along with multiple other developments to improve access and keep up with patient demand in one of the fastest growing places in the country.
Along with an ambitious digital innovation programme, Joe has championed workplace wellbeing to improve the working lives of the team at MKUH. He is also a board member of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network, chair of the Clinical Research Network Partnership Board for Thames Valley, vice-chair of the University of Buckingham Council and member of the NHS Confederation Employers Policy Board
Deputy CIO, Imperial College Healthcare NHS FT
Founder & CEO, Proximie
Professor of Socio-technical System Design, School of Design and Creative Arts Loughborough University
Chief Technology Officer, Health Data Research UK
Director for Scientific Advice, NICE
Jeanette is responsible for the stewardship and growth of the NICE engagement services for the life sciences industry, including digital and AI developers. She chairs many of the national and parallel scientific advice meetings and is the NICE senior responsible officer for the AI and Digital Regulatory Service.
Previously Jeanette held the positions of head of health technology assessment and health economics and scientific director at Costello Medical, a consultancy within the life science sector. She has broad research interests across different methods for health technology evaluation and has previously worked on evaluation of AI health technologies, health economic modelling and quality of life measurement.
Jeanette studied undergraduate natural sciences at the University of Cambridge and postgraduate health economics at the University of York.
Senior Project Manager, University of Dundee
AI Clinical Lead, NHSE & Chair AI & Innovation Special Interest Group, British Institute of Radiology
Improvement Fellow, The Health Foundation
Alison is a Fellow at the Health Foundation, an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and healthcare for people in the UK. She is leading a project on technology, workforce capacity and time for the care in the NHS. Prior to this she worked in policy and academia. Alison has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and has published on the history of health and medicine.
Assistant Director Research Programmes, NIHR Coordinating Centre
Founder & CEO, Cera
He has a strong interest in research with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and 75 academic awards. Ben has advised a range of organisations, from startups to multilaterals, including the Swiss government, Bain & Co. and the WHO. He is Chairman of the UK Medical Students’ Association (UKMSA), and has authored three medical books
Ben was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities. He was listed in WIRED’s Top 10 Innovators in Healthcare, and was named Disruptive Leader of the Year.
Kai is a London-based journalist at Sifted, the Financial Times-backed media platform covering startups in Europe. He writes about healthtech and UK tech.
CEO & Co-Founder, Feebris
She has worked on bringing transformational healthcare innovation to health systems, at the World Health Organisation and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.
Elina is currently CEO & cofounder of Feebris – a company whose AI-guided platform enables any user to conduct a clinically reliable health assessment at home and identify risk precisely to enable timely intervention. Feebris is currently deployed across 100+ sites in the UK.
Professor of Health Data Science and Public Health, University of Birmingham
CNIO, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
Managing Director, Wysa
CEO and Founder, Panakeia Technologies
Dr Pahini Pandya is the CEO and Founder of Panakeia Technologies, which enables rapid multi-omics profiling in minutes directly from routinely used tissue images, using AI and without the need for wet-lab assays. Trained as a cancer researcher Dr. Pahini Pandya spent the last decade furthering translational research in the field.
She pursued a PhD in cancer biophysics at King’s College London, a postdoc at the University of Cambridge and has several publications in top journals. Educated at the Stanford and Cambridge business schools, Pahini has also held several leadership positions across entrepreneurial organisations and helped numerous start-ups commercialise research. She has been recognised as Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, and received multiple awards for entrepreneurship.
Clinical AI fellow, London AI centre for Value Based Healthcare
She previously worked as a Clinical AI fellow at the NHS AI Lab & HEE and authored white papers on AI confidence in the healthcare workforce and worked as an AI clinician Babylon Health. Clinically, Annabelle is a practising GP registrar. Annabelle sits on the Royal Society of medicine Digital Health section council and hosts the section podcast.
Managing Director, Primary Care Analytics
CCIO, Microsoft UK
Deputy Chief Nurse & Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS FT
Clinical Innovation Lead, Pankhurst Institute, Manchester (UK)
Videha is the Clinical Innovation Lead for the Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation in Manchester (UK). He has a PhD in Health Informatics and has been a Topol Digital Health Fellow, a National Medical Director’s Fellow and is an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur. Videha leads a portfolio of projects aimed at impacting patient care by translating new and emerging technologies into clinical practice.
Senior Researcher, Ada Lovelace Institute
Anna is a Senior Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute. Her work focuses on the impacts of data-driven systems and AI on healthcare, and the societal impacts of new health technologies. Anna has a background in journalism and research. Before joining the Ada Lovelace Institute she was a Senior Health Writer at consumer group Which?.
Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of the Clinical Scientific Computing section, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS FT
Director, Healthcare Data & Analytics, KPMG
Fayaz is an award winning Analytics and Modelling Director with considerable experience creating, scaling and delivering products across the public sector. He has 10 years + healthcare experience working nationally and internationally on: Strategic Workforce Planning, Pathway Optimisation, Analytics Learning and Predictive Modelling.
CCIO, Director of Digital Medicine, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS FT
Professor of Neurology, King’s College Hospital
Chief Data and Analytics Officer, NHS England
CEO, Genomics England
Associate Professor in Engineering Science, University of Oxford