Elena Bechberger

Dr Elena Bechberger

High Volume Low Complexity (HVLC) Programme Director, NHS England and NHS Improvement

As part of the national GIRFT Team, Elena leads the High Volume Low Complexity (HVLC) Programme in NHS England which aims to improve the productivity, resilience and quality of elective surgical care. A public policy analyst by training, she completed her PhD at the London School of Economics and worked for a number of research organisations before joining the UK National Audit Office. She has subsequently held a number of senior strategy and transformation roles in the NHS, including with Monitor and NHS Improvement, the South West London ICS and as Director of the London ICS Network.