Acting Director of Strategic and Industry Partnerships
Julie has been working in industry for over 25 years, mainly in diagnostics and life sciences sectors, marketing and business development roles. Most recently Julie was with the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative London at Imperial College Healthcare Trust.
Head of Strategic Partnerships (Digital Health)
Nicki is a clinician with 30 years’ experience in the NHS, both in the clinic and in Quality Improvement and commissioning. She has worked nationally at NICE and for 10 years locally within the Buckinghamshire healthcare system. As Head of Strategic and Industry Partnerships (Digital Health), Nicki manages strategic partnerships with key companies, Universities, and NHS organisations, and leads on the digital health and AI programme within the Oxford AHSN region.
Business Development Manager
Andy, a life sciences graduate and MBA, has over 30-years’ experience in the international health technology industry. After working for larger companies, Andy managed clinical and commercialisation programmes in Europe for three US start-ups. As a consultant Andy has also advised many early-stage health tech companies and university technology transfer organisations on business strategy, fundraising and market access strategy.
Programme Lead for Diagnostics
Guy has 25 years technical and commercial experience across many sectors of the medical device industry in the UK, USA and Europe. He has developed and launched many new products and led successful change management projects at scale. Guy is passionate about fully understanding the user experience to deliver the best solutions for the patient, provider and manufacturer.
Project Manager, Diagnostics
Ashley has experience of sales and marketing in the life science sector. She is a graduate of the University of Warwick, and specialised in Molecular Genetics.
Vinit joined the Oxford AHSN in May 2018 as Health Economist/Methodologist in the Strategic and Industry Partnerships programme. He was a clinician in medicine in India before joining the NHS. Subsequently, he studied economics in the London School of Economics. Vinit is tasked with carrying out economics analyses, engaging with partners and stakeholders across the Oxford AHSN region. He has also been an entrepreneur and has founded and managed an emerging market-based private investment fund.
Nadia joined the AHSN in September 2018. She has worked in R&D for industry and has over six years’ experience in diagnostic pathology with the NHS.