After a long career as a reconstructive plastic surgeon and surgical oncologist, Hamish held many NHS leadership positions before being appointed as Executive Medical Director and Chief Information Officer at ABM University Health Board in 2014. He led a cross-sectoral review of clinical and digital strategies, co-authored its quality strategy, and secured substantial investment for digital transformation. He established a Value-Based Healthcare programme and was instrumental in ARCH and the City Deal.
Appointed to a newly created chair in the School of Management in September 2018, Hamish will promote the understanding and application of Value-Based Healthcare, develop and test models of outcomes-based pricing for medicines and evaluate technologies that support medicines adherence; working closely with Pfizer Inc., colleagues across the University, NHS Wales and other partners.
Hamish is passionate about digital transformation in health, care and wellbeing but concerned that we ensure that NHS staff and their patients have the digital skills and access that they need to get the benefits of digital technology.