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Appointed October 2020.
Andreas has 25 years of experience in the IT/digital industry and is currently Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences at IBM UK with a mission to help the NHS transform through the use of data, AI and other digital technologies.
He has worked to improve children’s experience of hospital with Alder Hey Hospital, with Versus Arthritis UK to improve patient pain management and with Velindre NHS Trust to improve patient experience during cancer treatment using Artificial Intelligence (AI). He has led the work with NHS Digital for Cyber Security supporting the NHS system to become more resilient and better prepared for future Cyber attacks.
He previously also worked with a charity for the disabled as a member of the Board of Trustees overseeing the development of strategy and approving the strategic direction and policies for the charity.
Andreas is currently Chair of Health and Social Care (HSC) Council, TechUK and leads regular Council meetings. This has included the co-ordination of TechUK HSC Industry response to Covid19 and the establishment of new working groups to focus on skills and tech talent development in the health sector.