|Senior Innovation Lead, Ageing Society, Health and Nutrition Directorate
Which roles should public health payers and private insurers play to address the consequences of the ageing demographic trend in Europe?
Before joining Innovate UK Hazel worked for Kent County Council for 26 years in various roles: food buyer; procurement and contracting; Staff Officer to the Cabinet Member for Social Care; project and programme management (including the Whole System Demonstrator) and social care commissioning. Working across many stakeholder groups to deliver innovation in health and care services.
Hazel joined Innovate UK in October 2013 as Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP) Programme Manager responsible for the large £37m demonstrator programme dallas (Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale). Passionate about population health and wellbeing and as the Innovate UK Lead for the Industrial Strategy Challenge– Healthy Ageing £98m Fund, Hazel believes that we have an unprecedented opportunity to make a quantum leap and transform the way we age.