The Team

The delivery of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is brought to you by  a dedicated team from Anglia Ruskin University 

Portrait of Professor Tony Young

Professor Tony Young

National Clinical Lead for Innovation NHS England and NHS Improvement, Director of Medical Improvement, ARU

Professor Tony Young founded the Clinical Entrepreneur Programme in 2015 and continues to champion the programme as clinical lead. This role oversees the development of the CEP and provides specialist advice and input into the programme’s design, delivery and engagement with key stakeholders. 

Portrait of  Erica White

Erica White

National Programme Director NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, ARU

Erica provides the senior management leadership for the programme and oversees the progress across all work streams.  Erica manages the relationships with our network of partners and sponsors, is collaborating with our NHS partners to design and develop our Test and Evaluation Site Framework and is leading alongside colleagues from NHSE/I on the scale-up strategy for the programme.  Erica also leads on the governance and financial management for the programme.

Portrait of Polly Sullivan

Polly Sullivan

Programme Manager NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, ARU.

Polly has been with the programme since its inception in 2016, as Programme Manager she has supported with all aspects of the NHS CEP.  Polly’s current portfolio centres around the Learning and Development aspects of the programme, including working with colleagues to design, develop and implement our education curriculum.  Polly, alongside Lucy and Emily supports the delivery of the CEP Event Schedule, she also supports Erica with programme governance and financial management.

Portrait of Lucy Dentice

Lucy Dentice

Deputy Programme Manager NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, ARU

As Deputy Programme Manager, Lucy provides comprehensive programme and project management support.  Her current portfolio centres around the programme infrastructure – both logistical and IT, Lucy is also the Communications Lead for the programme supporting our marketing and social media activity.  Lucy, alongside Polly and Emily support the delivery of the CEP Event Schedule. 

Emily Graham

Programme Coordinator NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, ARU

As Programme Coordinator, Emily provides comprehensive business and administrative support to the NHS CEP.  Emily, alongside Polly and Lucy also supports the delivery of the CEP Event Schedule.

Contact Information

Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Essex, CM1 1SQ

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