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Julia Wilkins

Chief of Data & Digital - The Health Economics Unit

Julia Wilkins. Chief of Data & Digital. The Health Economics Unit and Director Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA). On completing degrees in biochemistry and oncology Julia worked in the life science industry for a number of years before co-founding the data informatics agency Harvey Walsh, working with both private industry and the NHS. Following the company’s sale Julia joined the NHS at Imperial College Health Partners to help build the business intelligence function and then in Oct 2020 was a founding member of the NHS’s Health Economics Unit (HEU). Since the inception of the HEU Julia has worked extensively with NHSE’s AnalystX programme helping to build communities of practice in machine leaning and more recently in data science, and with AphA in setting up an analyst mentorship programme.