The NHS commits over £38 billion each year to running its estates and procuring and managing contracts across primary and secondary care. This covers medical and clinical equipment, devices and consumables along with other capital equipment.
Jacqui will lead the vital work of the Commercial directorate, driving the NHS to improve delivery, quality, efficiency and value of our commercial and wider estates management, services and functions, and supporting the spread of innovations across the NHS.
Jacqui joins us from the UK Health Security Agency where she is Chief Commercial Officer, Head of Corporate Services and Transition Director. As a member of the NHS Test & Trace Executive Team, she has been a driving force behind dynamic and rapid innovation and technology development in the supply chain.
Jacqui was formerly director for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation at the Ministry of Defence, and is a member of the Cabinet Office Commercial Function. She joined the UK government after 30 years in the financial services industry where she held multiple executive positions in companies including Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.