Baroness Nicola Blackwood
Nicola is Chair of Genomics England, a Member of the Lords Science & Technology Select Committee and Honorary Professor of Science and Public Policy at UCL. She has served as Minister for Innovation in the Department for Health and Social Care (UK) under two Prime Ministers. Her Ministerial portfolio covered Lifesciences, Mental Health, Data and Digital Transformation of the NHS, Cybersecurity, Brexit, Trade, Global Health Security and Public Health.
Nicola oversaw NHS Digital, Genomics England and the NIHR, and was closely involved in the creation and development of NHSX.