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Panel members, Competition 19, NHS Reset and Recovery

Dr Liz Mear (Chair)
Self employed and Non-Executive Director – Health Education England
Dr Liz Mear has about 36 years’ experience in the NHS, local government, academia and working with industry. She was an NHS Chief for about 10 years and held national roles supporting development/deployment of products and services that improve lives. Liz is now a consultant/ coach and supports health/ care businesses to succeed.

Dr Terry Parlett (Deputy Chair)
Commercialisation Director – Cambridge Enterprise Limited
Intellectual Property, Tech-Transfer, Spin-outs and Investments, Business Development, Partnerships, Innovation, Medical Devices, Therapeutics, Vaccines, Software, Data, Healthcare and Life Sciences sectors.

Mr Nick Allen
Industry Procurement Adviser – Health Innovation Manchester
Ex Head of Procurement now Industry Procurement Adviser Health Innovation Manchester.

Mr Mike Kenny
Director – North West Coast AHSN
NHS Market access and NHS transformation, commercialisation, adoption & Spread of innovation.

Dr Philip Jennings
CEO Innovation Agency Northwest Coast
Primary Care Cardiology

Dr Des Holden
Medical Director – Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN
Chief of Innovation – Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust
Implementation Lead – NIHR ARC Kent Surrey Sussex
Des has 10 years’ experience as an acute hospital medical director, and has been with KSS AHSN since first licensed and leads implementation research for the Applied Research Collaboration. He is a Board member of SEHTA and an international advisor to Public Intelligence in Southern Denmark.

Dr Avi Mehra
Co-Founder & Managing Director – Doctorpreneurs Ltd
Work at the intersection of Clinical, Commercial and Technology Fields in Healthcare Industry Digital Health Healthcare Technology.

Dr Bethany Shinkins
Associate Professor – University of Leeds
Bethany leads a multi-disciplinary team who focus on the evaluation of medical tests. She is a statistician by background and now works as a statistician and health economist. She is also Associate Director of the NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative.

Dr Rebecca Todd
Investment Director – Longwall Ventures
Medical / healthcare technology – Venture capital.

Ms Luella Trickett
Director, Value & Access – Association of British HealthTech Industries Ltd
Over 25 years in the Life Sciences industry.

Professor Tony Young
National Clinical Lead for Innovation at IRLS, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Clinical Speciality Urology. All aspects of healthcare and life science innovation and has acted as external examiner for PhD’s in ML at UCL.

Dr Tracey Vell
Clinical Director – Health Innovation Manchester
Tracey has worked in general practice for 27 years, and is now a executive medical director for primary care for the GM health and Social Care Partnership. Tracey took on the role of medical director for Health Innovation Manchester to spread innovation across health and care settings.

Mr Andrew Cooper
Medical Director, Innovation Agency Northwest Coast
Registered Nurse and Community Specialist Practitioner. Commissioning experience (primary, community, secondary care), patient safety, innovation via AHSN

Ms Charlotte Williams
Chief Strategy and Improvement Officer – Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Charlotte is a member of the Trust Board and leads on quality improvement and innovation, planning and system and service redesign, clinical service strategy, system-wide transformation, and strategic intelligence. Charlotte leads the MSE Partners function to support change across the ICS, incorporating health, local authority and the third sectors.

Dr Rebecca Harmston

Mrs Amy Anderson


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