Recruitment to role of Executive Chief Digital and Information Officer

Posted on: 23 May 2024

We're pleased to announce that Shaukat Ali Khan has been appointed as the new Chief Digital and Information Officer (Director of Digital) for the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB). Shaukat's selection comes after a thorough recruitment process involving various partners and stakeholders from West Yorkshire.

Shaukat brings a wealth of experience from his current role as the Global Chief Information Officer at the Aga Khan University and Hospitals in Asia, Africa and United Kingdom, where he's been driving digital strategies on a global scale. His background includes leadership roles at the University of Central Asia and Novo Nordisk A/S, where he led digital transformation initiatives.

Shaukat's international career spans over 20 years across strategic and operational IT disciplines in healthcare, educational, pharmaceutical, humanitarian, defence, and hospitality sectors in both developed and developing countries including his roles at UNICEF, Lockheed Martin, Marriott and Siemens.

Shaukat Ali KhanShaukat will be joining us in the autumn to take on this new role. He will work alongside a strong network of digital information, business intelligence colleagues and leaders across the Partnership, ensuring that digital innovation and business intelligence is at the forefront of our healthcare delivery.

Shaukat said:

"I am delighted to be taking up this unique opportunity with NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board and to be part of a wider team which is delivering whole health system transformation. Digital and innovation is a progressive area of healthcare delivery and an extremely exciting challenge for me. I am really  looking forward to taking up this new post working with digital information colleagues and business intelligence teams across West Yorkshire."

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