James Freed

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Deputy Director
NHS Digital Academy
NHS England

James is currently Deputy Director at the NHS Digital Academy, NHS England.

Previously James was the Chief Digital and Information Officer for Health Education England. His career has taken him through Cancer Research, Change Management and Standards development. As well as being a CDIO, he was responsible for supporting the digital readiness of three million staff in Health and Care in England.

In 2017 James was voted by peers as one of the top 100 influencers globally in Health IT as part of the #HIT100 twitter campaign and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.