Co-founder, NHS Innovation Accelerator & Senior Fellow to the CEO, NHS England

Mahiben Maruthappu is a practicing doctor and senior fellow to the CEO of NHS England, advising on £100 billion of health spending. He focuses on innovation, technology and prevention, co-founding the NHS Innovation Accelerator and the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. He has advised a range of organisations, including the Swiss government, Experiment Fund and the WHO. Maruthappu has a strong interest in research with over 80 peer-reviewed publications and 50 academic awards. He is chairman of the UK Medical Students’ Association, and has written three medical books. Maruthappu was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities; he was the first person from British healthcare included in Forbes’ 30under30.