Harpreet SoodCo-Founder at NHS Digital Academy
Harpreet is currently NHS primary care doctor in London and a digital health expert. He also sits on the board of Health Education England, a £4.5bn organisation training and developing 160,000 staff across the NHS, where his focus is on developing digital and data science skills and training for the workforce.
Harpreet was formerly the first Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) at NHS England and prior to this Senior Fellow to the CEO of NHS England, where he advised senior NHS policymakers on NHS innovation and technology policy. As the Associate CCIO, Harpreet was involved in and developing and implementing NHS England's digital health and data strategy, including co-founding and leading on the NHS Digital Academy, a £6m programme to upskill and develop digital leaders. Additionally, Harpreet was involved in providing clinical leadership to the technology programmes, care pathway redesign and the impact of technology including artificial intelligence on the workforce.
Harpreet trained as a clinical doctor at King’s College London and Imperial College Business School and completed a Masters in Public Health (MPH) at Harvard University where he was a Carson Scholar.