Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) has appointed Caroline Cake as Chief Operating Officer following a search that attracted significant interest from an international field of candidates. Caroline will also be deputy to Professor Andrew Morris, who leads HDR UK.
Caroline joins Health Data Research UK on 8 October 2018 to direct and lead the strategic implementation and operational delivery of the Institute’s priorities. She will co-ordinate effective collaborations between the government, the NHS, academia and industries across the UK and be at the forefront of establishing HDR UK as a world-class institute that harnesses revolutionary technology and data science to transform lives of patients and populations.
Caroline will continue as a Non-Executive Director with 2020 Delivery.
Sir Ian Carruthers, Chair of 2020 Delivery, said:
“Caroline has contributed a huge amount to her clients and to 2020 Delivery over the past 11 years. We wish her and her future colleagues at HDR UK well in their important work transforming the UK’s capabilities in health research through data, and having lasting impact on care and the wellbeing of the population. We are delighted that Caroline will continue to work with 2020 Delivery and support us in our mission to improve public services for all”.