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United Kingdom International Healthcare Management Association (UKIHMA) is a national membership organisation that brings together the best of UK healthcare expertise to offer international clients integrated turnkey solutions.

UKIHMA was established by Healthcare UK, the British government department promoting international trade and business delivery. We work closely with our partners in the UK Department of International Trade, Healthcare UK and UK Export Finance in offering a comprehensive portfolio of support from trusted specialists.

UKIHMA offers a single point of contact to a unique combination of skills and expertise spanning the world renowned NHS, prestigious academic institutions and a diverse range of commercial sector experts.

We recognise the fundamental importance of specialist clinical advice, education training and digital solutions in supporting our clients achieve their ambition for world class clinical care and patient experience. We offer specialist advice in the implementation of clinical delivery models from an integrated patient pathway through to strategic planning.

Our specialist commercial sector members work with clients to undertake feasibility studies with financing options through to the design, construction, commissioning, equipping and operating of world class healthcare facilities.

Our UKIHMA Board Directors reflect the diverse range of our members' expertise

Our co-chairs are appointed from both public and commercial sectors to ensure we represent all our members interests in progressing our strategic priorities.


Andy Ward

Managing Director

WHi Consulting

Kathryn Start

Director of Partnerships and International


Board Directors

Ralph Dando


Insight International

Jonathan Develing


Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust

Robert Etchell


Llewelyn Davies

Deirdre Foley-Woods



Lee Francis

Sales Director


Claire Liddy

Managing Director of Innovation

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Daniel Saxton

Head of Business Services

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Guy Winter


Advanced Clinical Solutions Ltd

Anna Yerokhina

Managing Director

AY OpenWorld

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