Speaker Group: Digital Technology & Innovation.

Dr Shelley James

Dr Shelley James is an international lighting design consultant with specialist expertise in health and wellbeing. Shelley is also a TEDx speaker, author, WELL Light Advisory Board member and trained electrician.

Carl-Magnus von Behr

Carl-Magnus von Behr is an industrial engineer with a focus on interdisciplinary problem-solving within healthcare management. His academic and practical work aims to facilitate knowledge sharing within healthcare systems to drive innovation and operational efficiency. Together with Jan Bluemel (PhD in AI for user experience at the University of Cambridge), he co-founded innex.ai, an AI-driven… Read more »

Denise Cafarelli Dees

Denise began a career in clinical research, service, management and education in the field of communicative disorders at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the USA over 35 years ago. She has worked in both public and private healthcare, the medical device industry and taught at post-graduate degree level, as well as providing professional education. Denise… Read more »

Carla Edwards

Carla is a Senior Health Planner at Henry Riley Health Advisory. Her role and skills application focus on supporting clients in the areas of strategic service planning, development of operational service models, change management and implementation science including stakeholder engagement and facility design planning. With over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles in healthcare service… Read more »

Rachelle Mcdade

Rachelle McDade is Director of Healthcare planning, based in London, who has spent the last 27 years designing and planning hospital projects and strategies, from community wellbeing hubs to large Acute masterplans in the UK and globally. She is experienced in producing detailed brief appraisals with strategic master planning proposals and aims to encourage sustainable… Read more »

Crispin Walkling-Lea

Crispin Walkling-Lea Crispin is responsible for healthcare planning and operational commissioning at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. He leads on briefing and design of new and refurbished clinical departments and preparing all new facilities for occupation and patient activity. Originally trained in both adult and children’s nursing, Crispin worked on the PFI… Read more »

Laura Harrop

Laura is a Project Manager at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust with experience delivering digital projects across health and social care. As part of the Hospitals of the Future Project, Laura is delivering the Digital workstream which focuses on SMART building technologies to contribute towards Estates and sustainability goals. Laura has most recently led the… Read more »