Chief Data and Analytics Officer, NHS England
Ming has over 20 years’ experience in managing and delivering large scale change involving implementation of new operating models in complex and challenging environments. She joined the NHS in October 2009, initially leading commissioning support services in the West Midlands as the Managing Director for Healthcare Commissioning Services and then as the Managing Director for South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit. Ming is currently the Chief Data and Analytics Officer for NHS England and NHS Improvement and is responsible for strategic development of data and analytics capability across NHS. In 2021 Ming was named the most influential person in data and analytics in DataIQ’s top 100 (the first and only fully-curated power list of the most influential data and analytics practitioners) and was awarded Data and Analytics Leader of the Year for transforming the way data and analytics is perceived across the health and care service. The team Ming leads provides NHS England and NHS Improvement with the resources to support system transformation, strategic information assets, digital tools and analysis to underpin policy development and predictive capabilities to enhance decision making and improve health and care services. Prior to joining the NHS, Ming was a Partner with Accenture specialising in Strategy and Supply Chain work. She has worked in Europe, North America, and South East Asia where she was the Managing Partner for the Supply Chain Practice for 3 years. Her experience spans global clients in Consumer Goods, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing and Utility sectors. Ming holds a first-class degree in Pharmacy and an MBA from Warwick University.