The funding panels for SBRI Healthcare are multidisciplinary, comprising clinical, commercial and technical expertise as well as representatives from the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN) and NHS England.
Mr Stuart Monk (Chair)
National Programme Director – AAC Programmes at The AHSN Network
Expertise: Enabling NHS access to business and the spread and adoption of innovation using change methodologies and approaches.
Drawing on a background in research and science across multiple sectors, Stuart is passionate about the theory and practice underpinning the spread and adoption of healthcare innovation.
Dr Helen Meese (Deputy Chair)
CEO at The Care Machine Ltd
Expertise: Strategic Planning, Operational & Project Management, Tendering & Proposal Preparation, Requirements Capture.
Consultant for Engineering, Design & Manufacture (for medical devices & equipment) and Policy, Advocacy & Public affairs in Healthcare & Medtech.
Dr Matthew Aiello
National Programmes Lead (Education Reform) at NHS Health Education England
Workforce transformation and the transition of NHS innovation into core business – context being the mutli-professional healthcare workforce across NHS sectors in England.
Professor Theodoros Arvanitis
Chair in Digital Health Informatics and Director of the Institute of Digital Healthcare at Warwick University
Clinical Informatics, Health Informatics, Digital Healthcare, Neuroscience, Neuro-imaging, Neuro-oncology, Systems Engineering.
Mrs Preeya Bailie
Director of Procurement at NHS England
Procurement and supply chain
Mr Swapnil Gadgil
CEO at Therapy Box Limited
Co-founder Therapy Box Limited, Neurology.
Mr Liam Gascoigne-Cohen
Research Analyst, Healthcare, SP Angel
S.P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP
Sell-side analyst responsible for smallcap healthcare research and supporting public/private transactions. BSc Biology from Bristol University and MSc Biotechnology from Imperial College London.
Dr Janet Hanley
Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University
Research track record in digital health in general with a current focus on cardiovascular health. NHS background in community nursing and novel health service development.
Mr Steve Parr
Healthcare and Medtech Lead at Enterprise M3 Limited
Medtech, digital health and the NHS. Commercialisation, product R&D, marketing, sales, co. funding, value propositions and market access.
Dr Clifford Shelton
Consultant anaesthetist/ Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Lancaster
Anaesthesia, critical care, medical education, sustainable healthcare, simulation, qualitative research, ethnography, obstetrics, trauma, resuscitation.
Mr Russell Watkins
Commercial Director at Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria
Supporting innovators to take their innovation from idea to adoption and spread ensuring it adds value over and above current practice and improving patient care.
Dr Nick Watts
Chief Sustainability Officer at NHSE
Chief Sustainability Officer of the NHS, responsible for its commitment to deliver a world-class net zero emission health service.
Dr Laura Fenner
Dr Rebecca Harmston