Katie Mantell joins UCLPartners on 1 October to lead the organisation’s communications function. As Communications and Engagement Director Katie will provide strategic guidance and advice to the organisation, helping to shape UCLPartners’ strategy.
Katie will oversee all aspects of communications and engagement for UCLPartners, building the UCLPartners brand and facilitating effective two-way engagement with our partners.
Katie has two decades’ experience of working on communications and engagement in the health and science sectors, most recently working as Deputy Director of Communications and Information at The King’s Fund where she led on an online engagement and content strategy, established a multi-award-winning digital team and led the organisation’s approach to involving patients, carers and the public in their work.
UCLPartners Managing Director, Dr Charlie Davie said: “I am really delighted that Katie will be joining us. There are lots of exciting changes taking place at UCLPartners and I’m confident that Katie’s experience will help us to continue supporting our partners to deliver work that will have the most positive impact on the health and wellbeing of our local population.”
Katie Mantell said: “I am so excited to be joining UCLPartners at this important time in its development. With health services facing unprecedented pressures, there has never been so much need for organisations to work together to spread healthcare innovations, share best practice and build improvement capability. I look forward to working with others across the partnership to collectively make the greatest possible impact on the health and wellbeing of our population.”