Tom James
Welsh Government
Head of Innovation and Industry Engagement

Tom is the Welsh Government’s policy lead for healthcare innovation and NHS / Industry engagement. Tom currently leads on healthcare innovation systems, centres and networks across Wales, is the Government’s lead for the Accelerate programme and is the national assessor for innovation across all NHS Wales integrated medium term plans.

An alumni of the Civil Service Fast Stream programme, Tom was previously Head of Climate Change and led the publication of Wales’ Climate Change annual report and engagement with the United Nations Climate Change Summit.