Dr Des Holden

Dr Des Holden

Chief Executive Officer, Health Innovation Kent Surrey Sussex

Des Holden is the Chief Executive Officer of Health Innovation Kent Surrey Sussex, previously Medical Director, having been with the organisation throughout its first licence. Des has 10 years of acute hospital board experience as Medical Director at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and then Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SaSH) until 2019 when the CQC awarded SaSH an outstanding rating.

In addition, Des is now Chief of Innovation at SaSH, a non-executive director of the Southeast Health Technology Alliance (SEHTA), Director of Implementation, NIHR Applied Research Collaboration KSS and an international advisor to Public Intelligence, the Danish organisation running citizen engagement and living lab co-design for new technologies.

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