Caitlin PilbeamCaitlin is a doctoral student working within the SCALS programme. She has a background in anthropology and has joined the team following completion of her Masters in Medical Anthropology at Oxford.
Jenni LynchUniversity of Hertfordshire
Jennifer is leading one of case studies investigating how people with complex medical and social care needs can be better supported to live independently using technology. She has a background in health and social care commissioning, having previously worked for a local authority and NHS Trust before returning to academia to engage in doctoral research. Her PhD, funded through an ESRC Collaborative Award for Science and Engineering (CASE studentship), assessed the contribution and aspirations of different stakeholders involved in the provision of telecare and telehealth, with a particular focus on public policy discourse; experience-based narratives; the relationship between policy and practice; and the ethical dimensions of technological interventions in health and social care arrangements.
Phil DownsALT user
Over the last 25 years Phil has had a number of roles reflecting a longstanding commitment to equality (and equality legislation) for disabled people. Phil’s focus derives from a life changing injury which has also led to him to use a range of assisted living technologies and invent some items himself.
James LeemingGraphnet Health Ltd
James is a business analyst and founder of Graphnet Health Ltd, the UK’s leading supplier of shared care record software to the NHS and care services
Geraint LewisNHS England
Geraint is Chief Data Officer at NHS England, a position he has held since January 2013. He is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College London.
Harpreet SoodNHS England
Harpreet is Senior Fellow to the CEO at NHS England where his role focuses on (amongst other things) digital health and innovation policy, including reimbursement/commissioning digital health services and enabling diffusion of healthcare innovation across the NHS in England.
John TaylorCitizen / lay representative
John brings a range of experience working in engineering, industry and healthcare, including chairing Connecting for Health G6 and former governor of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. He is currently Board member of the United Kingdom Faculty of Health Informatics and a member of the Primary Health Care Steering Group at the British Computing Society.
Paul WoodgateWellcome Trust
Paul is Research Funding Advisor in Humanities and Social Science at the Wellcome Trust.