Professor Tony Young

PhD National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS England, President Institute of Decontamination Sciences, Director of Medical Innovation, Anglia Ruskin University.

Tony is a practicing frontline NHS surgeon, Director of Medical Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University, and has founded four Med-Tech start-ups. He has also co-founded the £500m Anglia Ruskin Med Tech Campus, which will become one of the world’s largest health innovation spaces. In 2014 he was appointed as National Clinical Director for Innovation at NHS England and in February 2016 became the first National Clinical Lead for Innovation. In this role he provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England and drives the uptake of proven innovations across the NHS, promotes economic growth through innovation and helps make the NHS the go-to place on the planet for medical innovation.