Ms. Vee Mapunde – Co-Director

Vee is the Senior Operations Director bring complementary expertise and leadership skills to the Senior Clinical Director role, with a proven track record of working cohesively to build interdisciplinary partnerships and training networks to accelerate the translation of innovation into the NHS.

Vee has held NHS professional and management roles, gaining extensive experience of cross-sector working to accelerate the translation and uptake of innovation into the NHS. She was Programme Director for the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative (Surgical MIC) between 2018 – 2023.

Vee has over 15 years experience in leadership roles, developing and implementing strategy as part of research programme grants for the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) in England. This has included leading change management initiatives, supporting clinical research teams to develop long term strategies to improve on their business development capabilities; as well as improving business processes by making them more efficient and effective, to deliver on goals and objectives.