Hazel Harper - Disruption Summit Europe

Hazel Harper

Senior Innovation Lead, Healthy Ageing and Digital Technologies, Innovate UK, UK Research & Innovation

Before joining Innovate UK Hazel worked for Kent County Council for 26 years in various roles: food buyer; procurement and contracting; Staff Officer to the Cabinet Member for Social Care; project and programme management and commissioning. Working across many stakeholder groups to deliver innovation in health and care services.

Hazel joined Innovate UK in the Health and Care team as Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP) Programme Manager in October 2013, responsible for the large £37m demonstrator programme dallas: Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale. Working across health and care, food and nutrition Hazel is passionate about population health and wellbeing with specific interest in transferable skills, ambition and vision from other sectors to cross fertilise and adopt rather than reinvent.