Dr Amanda Begley is Director of Innovation and Implementation at
UCLPartners. Her focus is to build partnerships and expertise to deliver
innovation at scale and pace for patient and population benefit.
She is co-founder and National Director for the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), which is delivered as a partnership between NHS England and the country’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks, hosted at UCLPartners.
Amanda is also a Director of Strategy and Partnerships for the Health Data Research UK Hub for Cancer, DATA-CAN, which aims to unlock the power of data to improve cancer care by enabling the safe and responsible use of health data.
Amanda is Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical
Innovation (CASMI), and a Non-Executive Director on the Royal College of
General Practitioners’ Innovation and Research Board.
Amanda has been selected as an #NHS70 Woman Leader through the London NHS
Leadership Academy, and included in Pharmaceutical Market Europe’s 30 Women
Leaders in UK Healthcare.
Following her PhD, Amanda joined the NHS as an Assistant and Trainee
She has worked as a commissioner and senior manager across primary, community
and secondary care, and as Head of Innovation at London’s Strategic Health
While at UCLPartners, Amanda completed a Fellowship at GSK.