Katie Mantell is Communications and Engagement Director at UCLPartners. In her role she provides strategic guidance to the business as well as overseeing all aspects of communications.
Katie has two decades’ experience of working on communications and engagement in the health and science sectors. She previously held the position of 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.
Her early career was in science journalism, working first for an academic publisher and then as news editor for a website on science and technology for global development. She also spent two years writing on current affairs and human rights for a Chilean newspaper.
Katie has a degree in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford and is a trustee at St George’s Hospital Charity.