Neelam Patel

Chief Executive Officer, MedCity

Neelam is CEO of MedCity, the life sciences cluster organisation for London, which plays a pivotal role in bridging industry, NHS and academia to boost innovation and economic growth. Neelam’s extensive experience spans the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She has worked with the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries, the European Innovative Medicines Initiative and collaborated with NHS England, NICE and Public Health England.

Neelam regularly supports companies with R&D, advising on the UK regulatory and access landscape, and is actively working to shape delivery of appropriate real estate infrastructure for life sciences companies. Other roles include seats on the Mayor of London’s Workspace Advisory Group; the advisory board of the Innovation Centre in Digital Molecular Technologies at the University of Cambridge, London Health Data Strategy Programme Stakeholder Board, and the board of the Health Research Authority.