Lesley Soden

Lesley Soden

Programme Director - Innovation, Health Innovation Network

Lesley has led the Innovation Exchange function for the Health Innovation Network (AHSN for South London) since 2017 working with hundreds of innovators over this time. She has over 25 years’ experience in the NHS and the public sector working in senior business & strategy roles in the NHS within mental health and community NHS services and programme management roles within a local authority.

Her roles have included transformation, commercial, programme delivery, business development/ planning, bid writing and clinical service re-design, all delivered in collaboration with a variety of partnerships. She is passionate about supporting innovators with revolutionary digital solutions and new treatments to deliver care in different ways to improve NHS services.