Natasha joined the West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) as Chief Operating Officer in 2015 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2018.
Under her leadership, the AHSN has earned a reputation for its ambitious, joined-up vision for healthcare innovation and transformation, improving patient care and driving economic growth.
Natasha is also national chief officer lead for Patient Safety for the AHSN Network, which brings together all 15 AHSNs across England.
With over 20 years’ experience in the NHS as a senior manager and leader, Natasha has worked in both commissioning and provider organisations, gaining experience of leading adult and child mental health, children’s community and acute services, adult surgical and specialist renal and transplantation services. Natasha has an MSc in Leadership and Development of Public Sector Organisations and has completed development programmes focused on leadership, coaching and mentoring.