Natalie Banner

Understanding Patient Data Lead, Wellcome Trust

Dr Natalie Banner leads Understanding Patient Data (UPD), an independent initiative hosted at Wellcome to ensure uses of patient data for care and research are visible, understandable and trustworthy. UPD works with patients, charities, researchers and health professionals to champion responsible uses of data: feeding into policy development, creating accessible resources and horizon scanning for emerging issues that may affect public confidence in the use of health data. This includes exploring how to creates trustworthy frameworks for the development of data-driven technologies in healthcare and research. In 2018, she was named in BioBeat’s “50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness”.