Ignite Data announced the appointment of Tim Smart
Tim joins Ignite Data after a varied and successful executive career, most recently as CEO of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
<p>Tim joins Ignite Data after a varied and successful executive career, most recently as CEO of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to joining the NHS Tim worked first for Shell, then in a series of increasingly complex roles in BT, culminating in him being responsible for all BT’s big contracts in the UK, including those with the NHS and with UK based pharmaceuticals.</p> <p>Tim is committed to Ignite Data delivering new, innovative and ethical ways for the NHS to facilitate better clinical research that directly benefits patients while at the same time driving much needed revenue back into the NHS. As part of this Tim will be helping to develop Ignite Data’s models across more NHS and academic institutions.</p> <p>Tim said of his appointment:</p> <p>“I’m keen to be involved in companies that want to make a difference. I am convinced that Ignite Data is an ethical company, and can accelerate clinical trials, and help bring new therapeutics to market more quickly. This will help patients, and the UK economy.”</p> <p>Dan Hydes, Managing Director of Ignite Data, added:</p> <p>“Tim’s unique combination of front-line NHS and private-sector experience will be central to the development of Ignite Data’s growth strategy over the coming years. This is an exciting period for Ignite Data and having Tim Smart on board will help the business to continue delivering more innovative research opportunities for clients.”</p> <p>Contact:<br /> Dan Hydes<br /> Ignite Data Limited<br /> +44 1256 316 528<br /> Grove House, Lutyens Close, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8AG, UK<br /> <strong><a href="http://www.ignitedata.co.uk">http://www.ignitedata.co.uk</a></strong></p>