Becky is Professor in Health Systems Innovation at London South Bank University, and Director of the Health Systems Innovation Lab which provides organisational and leadership development for place-based systems change; leadership programmes for clinical leaders, network leaders and citizen leaders; the Primary Care Quality Academies; and which catalyses spread through an international network.
Becky has a track record in systems innovation, the development of asset-based health models, organisational change and leadership development in the UK and Internationally, and in leading networks. She leads a number of Primary Care Development initiatives including a collaboration with Modality and RCGP to support Primary Care Leaders; and the Primary Care Networks Academy. Her experience is an unusual combination of leader, manager, researcher, change agent and entrepreneur. She is known to be an energetic and enthusiastic leader of change and a forward thinker. She has made sustained and demonstrable impact through her work on the quality of health services. Her work on ’10 Leaps Forward – Innovation in the Pandemic’ has had global reach.
She is currently an advisor to the RSA Future of Health and Care programme, and the Bromley By Bow Social Prescribing Evaluation.
During the pandemic Becky has co-lead the Ilkley Scrubs Sewing group sewing face coverings for the community and scrubs for the NHS; leads the Free School Meals at Home for Ilkley; and performed in the Self Isolation Choir’s Messiah at Home. Becky Chairs the Ilkley Clean River Group campaign to make rivers in the UK free of untreated sewage, achieving the first Bathing Water Status for a river in the UK.