Craig Oates

Craig is a highly experienced and successful Manager and Director in the Public and Private Sectors, leading technology & consultancy sales and delivery, both for SME and multinational organisations. He has wide experience in the private and public sectors, and specialist experience in healthcare including at senior level within DH and the NHS (as CIO and then turnaround lead in a large NHS Teaching Hospital and as Executive Director of a PCT).

He is a highly experienced strategic consultant who is able to translate his work and the client relationship into operational delivery, with outstanding experience of and links to the development of UK health policy.

Politically astute and able to understand the shifting sands of healthcare, previously he has some 15 years of experience within the DH encompassing Finance, Policy, Technology and Private Office. He has very strong networks across the NHS, at national, regional and local level and has a reputation in the service for being pragmatic and passionate about delivering healthcare transformation. He has led teams in frontline services, DH, Private Office & Policy Units, Consulting and healthcare technology companies.

He is passionate about combining the strengths of larger players with SME partners to bring the best of our joint strengths and solutions to our clients and patients.

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