Delivering Digital by NewDay & NHS Digital

Event Details


Tuesday 23rd April



Hippo Campus ,
26 Aire Street ,
Leeds , LS1 4HT



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As part of our Leeds Digital Festival meet-up we’ll be joined by NHS Digital Delivery Centre Director Andrew Meyer, who’ll be sharing how they are on track to transform patient care whilst continuing to save the NHS tens of millions of pounds.
In addition, New Day COO, Sanjay Sharma will be talking about the digital transformation activities they are performing and the benefits they bring. You can read more from Sanjay on how engineers are driving success at NewDay here.

6:30 – 7:00 pm – Opening networking and pizza and drinks
7:00 – 7:30 pm – Sanjay Sharma – Digital Transformation at NewDay
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Andrew Meyer – Outcome delivery NHS Digital
8:00 – 8:30 pm – Speaker 3 – To be announced!
8:15 – 9:00 pm – Networking, Close

Sanjay Sharma Bio –
Sanjay has over 25 years of experience in senior management roles working across Asia and Europe. Since joining NewDay on 2013, Sanjay has been instrumental in the transformation of the business; he led the integration of Santander’s Co-Brands business which transformed NewDay from a small niche credit card company to one of the leading provider of specialist finance in the UK. In the last 2 years, Sanjay has been leading digital transformation of NewDay and has already built some of the world class capabilities in both digital and data. Prior to NewDay, Sanjay was COO of BAWAG PSK, one of the major Austrian bank. Sanjay led transformation of BAWAG PSK and returned the bank to profitability. Prior to BAWAG PSK, Sanjay was COO of Barclays Corporate Bank. His earlier career was in technology and engineering firm including IBM, TEMIC Semiconductors and Larsen & Toubro. Sanjay is an engineer by background having graduated from prestigious Indian Institute of Technology and has an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD business school.
Andrew Meyer Bio –
Andrew has successfully led many public and private sector teams delivering transformational programmes across digital health. Andrew headed up the replacement of the NHS National Spine service (Demographics, Electronic Prescriptions, Summary Care Record, Messaging and Identity & Access Management), re-developing the service and transitioning it in-house. He has since built the NHS Digital Delivery Centre from a very small team to more than 400 strong, a hub of talent responsible for developing and operating critical digital NHS infrastructure which services patients, citizens and NHS staff 365 days a year.
He also leads the Integrated Care Programme, an ambitious plan of activity focused on the interoperability of IT systems across health and social care which will transform patient care.
Andrew’s passion is developing the workplace and culture to support high performing teams using Lean and Agile tools and techniques to maximise value and support fast and innovative delivery.

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