Skip to content
This website uses cookies to help us understand the way visitors use our website. We can't identify you with them and we don't share the data with anyone else. If you click Reject we will set a single cookie to remember your preference. Find out more in our privacy policy.

Dr Amanda Begley

Director of Innovation and Implementation

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 Clinical Psychologist.

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 Authority.

While at UCLPartners, Amanda completed a Fellowship at GSK.