Caroline Cake leads the strategic implementation and operational delivery of the Institute’s priorities.  She co-ordinates effective collaborations between the government, the NHS, academia and industries across the UK and is at the forefront of establishing Health Data Research UK as a world-class institute that harnesses revolutionary technology and data science to transform lives of patients and populations.

With more than 20 years of experience working in commercial organisations, Caroline joined Health Data Research UK from 2020 Delivery where she advised health organisations, universities and central government departments on strategy, transformation, capability building, and delivery planning.  Prior to joining 2020 Delivery, Caroline worked at McKinsey & Company and at ICI as a Chartered Control and Electrical Engineer. Caroline holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.