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Chris Born

Chris Born

Senior Healthcare Specialist, Healthcare UK, DIT

Chris is a former NHS CEO who has worked as a senior consultant specialist with Healthcare UK based at the Department for International Trade (DIT) for the last nine years.

Since January 2021, Chris is the interim Head of NHS Collaborative Exports working with the Department of Health and Social Care, Healthcare UK and NHS England and NHS Improvement to agree the role and shape of the NHS Export Collaborative with the NHS and healthcare Arm’s Length Bodies. The NHS Export Collaborative was announced in the NHS Long Term Plan to support Trusts, ALBs and other bodies to export UK innovations in healthcare.

Chris has worked with health and care organisations in the UK to make an integrated offer to the target markets of India, China, SE Asia, the Middle East and other countries. He has been responsible for the development of a detailed set of UK offers, including clinical services (most recently diabetes, oncology, cardiac services and mental health), infrastructure, training and digital health.