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Meet the team

With a shared commitment to supporting innovation in Scotland our dedicated and driven team help bring digital health and care ideas to life.

Alan Lillie, Project Manager

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Alan Lillie, Project Manager

Alan is responsible for the project management of the Healthy Ageing Next General Solution bid to Innovation UK and the Interreg Network Europe CHANCE project.

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Alex Porteous

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Alex Porteous

Alex currently works on the Scottish Access Collaborative’s (SAC) Specialty Group project where she co-ordinates the workshop series, whilst providing additional support and communication.

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Angela Tulloch

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Angela Tulloch

Angela is a design researcher with expertise in co-design and visualisation of complex systems.

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Ann Wales

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Ann Wales

Ann collaborates with DHI in her role as Programme Manager for Knowledge and Decision Support in Scottish Government eHealth. Ann’s strategic portfolio includes design, development and implementation

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Cate Green

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Cate Green

As Production Manager Cate provides logistical support for the DHI Design Research Team.

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Chaloner Chute

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Chaloner Chute

Chal leads on our technical strategy and is responsible for the way we support and deliver technical innovation, by applying systems thinking and methodologies in support of our DHI innovation model.

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Ciaran Morrison

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Ciaran Morrison

As Research & Knowledge Management Officer Ciarán provides research and support, for both the Knowledge Exchange and wider DHI team.

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Don McIntyre

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Don McIntyre

Don McIntyre is Design Director of the Digital Health & Care Institute

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Elizabeth Brooks

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Elizabeth Brooks

Elizabeth is a Design Director with a passion for asking the right questions when embarking on the development of any digital health and care system.

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Gemma Teal

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Gemma Teal

Gemma is a design researcher specialising in health and wellbeing.

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George Crooks OBE

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George Crooks OBE

George is Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Health & Care Institute

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Grant Reilly

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Grant Reilly

As Marketing Manager, Grant, focuses in developing the DHI brand, raising our profile and awareness of our key priority projects to stakeholders and a wider audience.

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Janette Hughes

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Janette Hughes

Meet Janette Hughes our Director of Planning & Performance and performance at the Digital Health and Care institute

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Jay Bradley

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Jay Bradley

As a Research Fellow in the Innovation School, Jay helps run participatory-design projects for the DHI with a focus on innovative technologies.

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Jessica Faulds

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Jessica Faulds

As Finance Administrator Jessica manages all aspects of the financial administration of our organisation.

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Joanne Boyle

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Joanne Boyle

As Head of Business Engagement, Joanne’s role involves relationship, project and change management.

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Kara Mackenzie

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Kara Mackenzie

As our Project Support Officer Kara supports a range of digital health & care projects within our project portfolio.

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Kate Mark, Clinical Innovation Fellow

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Kate Mark, Clinical Innovation Fellow

Kate is a Public Health doctor who has joined DHI to gain experience in innovation in digital health and care.

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Megan Palmer-Abbs

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Megan Palmer-Abbs

Megan has over 20 years’ experience (public, private and academia) in strategy, governance, innovation and development.

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Michelle Brogan

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Michelle Brogan

Michelle’s responsible for establishing and developing DHI presence in the North of Scotland and remote and rural collaborations.

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Moira Mackenzie

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Moira Mackenzie

Moira is deputy Chief Executive and part of our leadership team. She believes that the progress of any country can best be valued by the quality of care it provides to its most vulnerable citizens.

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Pamela Mooney

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Pamela Mooney

Pamela is a qualified and experienced Programme and Project Manager with 13 years of experience within the Healthcare Sector, covering a range of functions from Public Health to Commissioning

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Paul Smith

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Paul Smith

Paul is a design innovation researcher and practitioner with the DHI. His role focusses on working with multi discipline teams to develop person centred, sustainable heath care solutions.

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Robert Fender

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Robert Fender

As Legal & Commercial Manager Robert provides contract & commercial support across the organisation.

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Sanna Rimpiläinen

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Sanna Rimpiläinen

Sanna heads our Research and Knowledge Management team, overseeing DHI’s research, knowledge and data management activities, leading on college engagement and skills development agendas

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Shirley Sharp

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Shirley Sharp

As Executive Personal Assistant/Office Manager, Shirley contributes to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the institute.

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Sneha Raman

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Sneha Raman

As Design Researcher Sneha develops participatory approaches to engage with complex challenges focusing on the social conditions of designing.

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