Darren Atkins
Keynote Speaker

Darren Atkins

Chief Technology Officer, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

As a multi-award winning Technology Director, Darren specialise in delivering organisational change and transformation to achieve cost savings, process improvements and enhanced productivity. He combines sound commercial acumen with operational and strategic experience in both the public and private sectors.

His strong technical skills are supported by a creative and innovative approach and a proven record of delivering results in cutting-edge environments.

Recent focus areas include Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Software Development and Digital Media Strategy.

His pioneering work in Intelligent Automation within the Healthcare Sector was featured in the mainstream UK media and BBC TV.

Awarded Project of the Year 2018 by the Global Sourcing Association (GSA), Runner Up for Artificial Intelligence Project of the Year at the 2019 Real IT Awards, Finalists NHS Paperless Awards 2019, Regional Winner of The Future Tech Parliamentary Award 2019, Highly Commended Health Tech News Awards Project of the Year, Winner ESNEFT Team Awards for Time Matters, Health Tech Leaders 2020 Award Winner, Automation Champion of the Year 2020 by the Global Sourcing Associaton (GSA), The Royal Free Oscars 2022, HSJ Partnership 2022, Finalists Global Sourcing Association 2022 x 3, Finalists Blue Prism Customer Awards 2022, Shortlisted for UK Tech Influencers 2022, Finalist NHS Data Awards 2022.