Dr Helen Meese CEng MIMechE MIPEM MWES, Founder/CEO, The Care Machine Ltd
Helen is an award-winning chartered mechanical engineer with over 20 years' experience in industry and academia. She is CEO of The Care Machine, an engineering consultancy that works with early-stage innovators to develop medical technology and services. Some of her clients include NHS England, University of Sheffield, Loughborough University and University of Cambridge. She is co-founder of the Engineering Better Care Academy which delivers training to medtech businesses and healthcare practitioners using engineering thinking to accelerate collaboration and create positive engagement within healthcare settings.
Helen is an accomplished public affairs and policy specialist; providing consultation and thought leadership to Government, industry, and the public sector on engineering and its contribution to health & care. She is host of the IMechE's engineering podcast; Impulse to Innovation, Chair of the IMechE's Biomedical Engineering Division and a past Trustee. Helen also sits on the Royal Academy of Engineering's Healthcare Policy Topic Group, is Vice-Chair of the SBRI healthcare panel and a Health Foundation Q Community member.