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Andrew Griffiths

Chair & CEO - FEDIP

Andrew is the Chair and CEO of the Federation for Informatics Professionals in health and care (FEDIP).  FEDIP was established by professional bodies, with a mission to professionalise the informatics community in the UK in Health and Social Care. It has dual-core purposes encompassing the 2 functions of Voluntary registration/regulation and Developing the Health and Care Informatics profession.

Before taking up this position Andrew was the CIO for NHS Wales for 10 years. He began his career in medical records, implementing a Patient Administration system before joining the graduate management scheme. Having spent time in various IT roles within the NHS Andrew then left for two years to be the Managing Director of a company supplying services and systems to the NHS. He then re-joined the NHS in Wales to establish a national organisation to develop and implement the Informing health care strategy, three years later he then led the development of a new organisation (NWIS) which brought together the strategy, implementation, and delivery of IT organisations in NHS Wales.