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Dr Jenny Shand

Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Dr Jenny Shand has been a Director at UCLPartners since its inception. She has supported integrated care work across our partners and developed expertise in developing collaborations across all health and council partners and patient and community organisations. She is leading a programme of work to support the creation of Learning Health Systems across London, from work with individual clinical departments and hospital trusts to Integrated Care Systems and Regional teams. She provides strategic leadership to UCLPartners and is responsible for grant funding and income generation to support delivery of UCLP’s strategy.

Jenny is a board member at Care City, a partnership organisation in East London with a dual aim of promoting healthy ageing and social regeneration. She is the NIHR ARC North Thames implementation lead and a stakeholder governor at UCLH.

She runs the Care City Cohort dataset, a unique individual-level linked dataset for residents of Barking and Dagenham combining data about health and care service use with information on wider determinants of health to improve understanding of population service use and conduct research to reduce health inequalities. Her research portfolio is delivered as part of NIHR ARC North Thames.

Jenny has wide experience of healthcare in different contexts. She has been a policy fellow at the Kings Fund, a consultant at McKinsey and a manager at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Over the COVID-19 pandemic she was redeployed to NHS Nightingale Hospital London.

Jenny completed a PhD in Health Economics at UCL, holds a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has a Philosophy degree from Oxford.