Global CEO, Ryalto
Katrina joined the UK’s National Health Service over 23 years ago as a graduate management trainee and since then has worked in all sectors of the health service, including two years working internationally running a hospital in Tanzania. She was in her CEO role for nearly 10 years, delivering financial and operational turnaround of services, innovative change programmes and system wide transformation.
Katrina is particularly passionate about leading organisations through transformational change. She was instrumental in designing a comprehensive leadership development and culture change programme for a UK healthcare provider with 9000 employee and GBP350M turnover, which won a Guardian Healthcare Innovation award in 2013. Katrina is a regular speaker on the future of healthcare services and ways to deliver these at higher quality and sustainable cost.
Since leaving the UK National Health Service, Katrina has helped a number of start-ups enter the UK health market. She now heads up the global team at Ryalto. Ryalto is a mobile platform for healthcare workers enabling them to run their working life. In this role she continues to focus on innovative healthcare delivery models and the engaged workforce. In 2012 Katrina was named as Health Service Journal (HSJ) Chief Executive of the Year and was named among the HSJ’s 50 Inspirational Women in Healthcare.