Head of Innovation
He supported the development of the National AHSN guidance and the establishment of KSS AHSN. As part of the AHSN Network he is the AHSN representative on the NICE Implementation Collaborative and the Commercial Director for the Medical Technology Innovation National Network. He has also been a Board Member of the Healthcare Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).
His role at KSS AHSN includes engagement with industry, and support for local development and implementation of technology-based innovation.
Industry Engagement Manager
She comes from an industry (mainly SME) background, having worked with companies across every sector and most recently tech and life science high growth companies – supporting them with their innovation and commercialisation.
Nuala has vast experience in navigating the funding landscape and in supporting companies to develop their strategic plan and to understand their customer base and value proposition for their target customer.
Prior to joining KSS AHSN she worked for the Kent Surrey Sussex Local Enterprise Training Board.
Vivienne provides project coordination and communications engagement support to programme work streams with specific responsibility for the ‘Bridging the Gap’ and the ‘Technology Navigation’ programmes.