Dr Amanda Begley
Director of Innovation and Implementation
Amanda is Director of Innovation and Implementation at UCLPartners, an Academic Health Science Partnership with over 40 higher education and NHS members which together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical discovery, healthcare innovation and education.
Amanda’s particular focus is to build partnerships and expertise to deliver innovation at scale and pace for patient and population benefit. She is currently leading the work at UCLPartners on the NHS Innovation Accelerator, delivered in partnership with the Health Foundation and NHS England and in collaboration with Academic Health Science Networks across the country.
Following her PhD, Amanda joined the NHS as an Assistant and Trainee Clinical Psychologist. Amanda 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 part time secondment as a GSK Fellow. She is a Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation.