National Director for Transforming Health Systems, NHS England Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Michael is the national director for transforming health systems at NHS England. He is responsible for integrating care systems across the English NHS that join up primary care and hospitals, mental and physical healthcare, NHS and local government services. Previously he was strategy director at NHS England, senior fellow at the Institute for Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London and advisor at Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit under Tony Blair.
In the new year, Michael will be joining Google DeepMind Health, which has pioneered artificial intelligence (AI) in the sector. He will be responsible for strengthening DeepMind’s partnerships in the NHS and internationally, with the aim of applying advances in AI that could radically improve real-world clinical practice.