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Kristen McLeod

Non-Executive Director

Kristen McLeod is the Director for the Office for Life Sciences, a joint government unit across the Department of Health and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

The Office for Life Sciences aims to improve the health and wealth of the nation by maximising the opportunities from the life sciences industry in the UK, supporting their contribution to improved health and outcomes in the NHS, and ensuring the UK is a competitive location for life sciences investment.

Prior to this role, Kristen was Director of Strategy, System Oversight and Performance at the Department of Health. In health, she has also previously been Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Health and Deputy Director of NHS Provider Policy, in addition to a number of roles in the Cabinet Office.

Kristen is currently on maternity leave, but will remain on the Board upon her return.

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