Mark Jennings, a highly respected leader in public sector transformation, joins the Strasys leadership.
Strasys, a leader in analytics and innovation in healthcare, is excited to welcome Mark Jennings to its team as Chief Solutions and Services Officer.
A track record of excellence and innovation
With a distinguished career in public sector transformation, Mark brings a depth of experience and a track record of success. A pioneer for the practical adoption of AI within the UK public sector, he has developed and led many large-scale programmes to reshape public services, including at the Department for Work and Pensions.
Mark moulded his career at Accenture from 1999, leading their Health and Public Service consulting practice as COO of Europe and most recently was Managing Director, Health & Public Service, UK and Ireland, which he grew to a £500m practice. He has also been heavily involved with shaping Accenture’s business and services in the public sector, including the application of GAI.
Forging new paths together
Analytics and innovation agency Strasys is renowned for supporting health systems to think differently to solve their most complex challenges using a unique combination of analytics, scientific rigour, and personal empowerment. Following several high-profile appointments, including Dr Azra Chang, Mark joins the team to lead a range of health system improvement programmes.
Naeem Younis, Founder and CEO of Strasys, comments: “We are delighted to have someone of Mark’s reputation and experience join us at this pivotal period of our growth. The Strasys mission is to empower and unlock a different way of thinking for a healthier future. Mark recognises our difference and impact and will lead our solutions and services as we continue to help leaders think differently, reimagine healthcare, and build healthier and thriving communities.”
Mark Jennings, Chief Solutions and Services Officer at Strasys added, “I have been so impressed by what Strasys do and how they do it, bringing a different way of thinking to health and life sciences. Coming from a background in large corporations, the opportunity to actively participate and influence decisions is intellectually and personally interesting for me. I am excited to join a fabulous team, and my initial focus will be to scale up excellence without diminishing its brilliance.”
A timely addition amidst recognition
Mark joins at an exciting time for Strasys, who has recently been shortlisted for two HSJ Partnership Awards, including “Best Consultancy Partnership with the NHS” alongside Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and “Best Healthcare Analytics Project for the NHS” with Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Read more.
Join the Strasys “Thinking Differently” webinar on 19 March 2024: Healthcare Workforce – Achieving a paradigm shift by rethinking productivity through new perspectives, featuring Alder Hey. Sign up here.
Notes to Editors
Strasys is a leading analytics and innovation agency founded in 2015. It partners with healthcare organisations, systems, and governments across the UK and internationally to build healthier and thriving communities.
At Strasys, we put forward a different way of thinking to unlock and design a different future through a unique combination of advanced analytics, AI, scientific rigour and personal empowerment.
With a richness of skills and expertise spanning over three decades, Strasys moves health and care system thinking away from compliance and process management to customer experience management and become learning organisations.
Our mission is to enable leaders to innovate and make informed decisions to place the right people in the right places to do the right jobs with the right resources, services, and capabilities, resulting in a healthier future for all.