Dr Malte Gerhold

Chief Integrated Care Officer at Birdie

Chief Integrated Care Officer, Birdie Home Care Software
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

Malte is Chief Integrated Care Officer at Birdie, a digital care companion transforming the way the elderly living at home are looked after. Digital products, home connected devices and machine learning help the care community deliver better, preventative care.

Malte Gerhold was previously Executive Director of Strategy & Intelligence at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the quality regulator of health and social care services in England. He is responsible for CQC’s strategic direction, its inspection methodology, its analytical approach and capability to monitor and identify changes in the quality of care, and how it collaborates with national bodies, local services and the public to encourage openness, innovation and improvement. Previously Malte was Director of
Policy & Strategy at CQC, responsible for the development of CQC’s five year strategy to become a more targeted, responsive and collaborative regulator.

Malte also lived and worked in Sierra Leone, leading a team advising the president, ministers and senior civil servants on the delivery of the Government’s priorities in health, agriculture, energy, and private sector investment. He started his career in academia and strategy consulting, before working in the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and the Department of Health. He is interested in quality improvement and in connecting innovative approaches in other industries with the health and care sector.

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