James Freed is the Chief Information Officer for Health Education England. His career has taken him through Cancer Research, Change Management and Standards development. As well as being a CIO, he is currently the Director of a Programme responsible for delivering digital readiness to the three million staff in Health and Care in England under the aegis of the Personalised Health and Care 2020 Portfolio.
In 2017 James was voted by peers as one of the top 100 influencers globally in Health IT as part of the #HIT100 twitter campaign. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Governor for his daughter’s Primary School.