Alex Leach

Deputy Director of Innovation and Growth
West of England AHSN

Alex trained as a nurse at King’s College London and specialised in Infectious Diseases and Haematology. She then moved to the medical device industry, gaining over 20 years of experience with a range of companies selling and marketing products, ranging from consumables, implants, capital equipment, diagnostics and generic pharmaceuticals. She has worked widely across the whole health care marketplace and has extensive experience of pathway redesign and business case development. Most recently, Alex worked as Commercial Manager for assistive technology charity Designability, leading on the commercialisation and exploitation of new products and services.

“I love working for the AHSN because of the amazing people I get to work with every day. My committed and knowledgeable colleagues, the wider NHS team across our region and all the innovators and companies we work with help us traction real change and improvements across the NHS in our region, and beyond. Having worked as a clinician and also within the medtech industry it feels like my perfect job!”

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