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Rachel Dunscombe

CEO, NHS Digital Academy & Principal, Tektology

Rachel Dunscombe

Speaker Bio


Professor Rachel Dunscombe is CEO of the NHS Digital Academy, Principal at Tektology and strategic advisor to the NCA Salford NHS Group. She provides advisory services to the Secretary of State for Health in the UK, is the health care representative on the UK government AI council and is associate digital editor for the BMJ. Through her academic work Rachel has received a visiting professorship at Imperial College, London. Rachel is a non-executive director of the Digital Health Society and formerly the Director of Digital for Salford NCA Group which was the NHS’s most digitally mature organisation. She has led services to enable health delivery for hospitals, community services, social care, regions and at a national level