Meet the team

With a shared commitment to supporting innovation in Scotland our dedicated and driven team help bring digital health and care ideas to life.

Professor George Crooks OBE

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Professor George Crooks OBE

George is Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Health & Care Institute

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John Jeans CBE

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John Jeans CBE

John is the Chairman of the Digital Health & Care Institute

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Joanne Boyle

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Joanne Boyle

As Industry, Health & Care Engagement Manager Joanne’s role involves relationship, project and change management.

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Shirley Sharp

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Shirley Sharp

As Executive Personal Assistant/Office Manager, Shirley contributes to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the institute.

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Stuart Deed

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Stuart Deed

As Strategic Partnering Director Stuart is responsible for developing partnerships to enable the commercialisation of digital innovations.

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I’m inspired by change and the transformational innovations being developed that can help give a person a better quality of life.

Don McIntyre

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Don McIntyre

Don McIntyre is Design Director of the Digital Health & Care Institute

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A business is only as good as its people and a leader is only as good as their team.

Chaloner Chute

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Chaloner Chute

As Programme Manager Chaloner leads the DHI Project Portfolio Office.

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Elizabeth Brooks

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Elizabeth Brooks

As Design Director Elizabeth helps lead the DHI's design team.

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Miriam Fisher

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Miriam Fisher

As Programme Manager Miriam manages projects team and portfolio from the planning stage through to commercialisation.

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Cate Green

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Cate Green

As Production Manager Cate provides logistical support for the DHI Design Research Team.

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Dr Sanna Rimpiläinen

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Dr Sanna Rimpiläinen

As Research & Knowledge Exchange Manager Sanna provides and coordinate in-house research support for the DHI team.

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Dr Jay Bradley

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Dr Jay Bradley

As a Research Fellow in the Innovation School, Jay helps run participatory-design projects for the DHI with a focus on innovative technologies.

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Robert Fender

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Robert Fender

As Legal & Commercial Manager Robert provides contract & commercial support across the organisation.

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Jessica Faulds

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Jessica Faulds

As Finance Administrator Jessica manages all aspects of the financial administration of our organisation.

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Veronica Arias

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Veronica Arias

As Project Support Officer Veronica supports in the swift and effective evaluation and development of digital health innovations.

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DHI has the fresh perspective necessary to reconceive of the relationship between the citizen and those who might care for them.

Kara Mackenzie

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Kara Mackenzie

As our Project Support Officer Kara supports a range of digital health & care projects within our project portfolio.

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I am devoted to the idea that citizens can be empowered to take an active role in their own wellbeing.

Laura Rooney

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Laura Rooney

As Research & Knowledge Management Officer, Laura provides demand-driven research pieces for the DHI team and wider. She also manages the TITTAN project from Scotland.

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Dr Leigh-Anne Hepburn

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Dr Leigh-Anne Hepburn

As Research Fellow Leigh-Anne focuses on transdisciplinary collaboration and the role for design in support the engagement of multiple stakeholders across health and care.

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Gemma Teal

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Gemma Teal

As Research Fellow Gemma uses participatory design approaches to generate ideas for the future of health and wellbeing

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Ciaran Morrison

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Ciaran Morrison

As Research & Knowledge Management Officer Ciarán provides research and support, for both the Knowledge Exchange and wider DHI team.

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Sneha Raman

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Sneha Raman

As Research Associate Sneha develops participatory approaches to engage with complex challenges focusing on the social conditions of designing.

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Angela Tulloch

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Angela Tulloch

As Research Associate Angela uses design innovation approaches and visual methods to engage people in thinking differently about health and care challenges.

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People are integral to successful and sustainable change.