Passionate about bringing knowledge to bear on the millions of decisions made by clinicians and patients week in week in, and about improving the quality of healthcare, Sue has extensive experience of shaping innovative roles in Knowledge Management in England. Sue worked predominantly in primary care, becoming Chief Knowledge Officer for a Primary Care Trust in the UK; and later Director of a Clinical Commissioning Group. With wide experience of developing services, people and products, and change management in the NHS and also in the private sector, Sue enjoyed working as an independent information specialist for 17 years.
Today, leading the development and implementation of HEE’s Knowledge for Healthcare strategy, Sue heads up a top team, working with health knowledge and library teams across England. As head of profession for knowledge and library specialists in the National Health Service in England, Sue is responsible for ensuring this specialised workforce has the confidence and skills needed to maximise investment in digital knowledge resources and mobilise evidence in our digital age. A member of the UK Mobilising Computable Biomedical Knowledge (MCBK) Steering Group; member of CARE (Coordinated Approaches to Research and care Embedded); Trustee, CILIP Board; Editorial Advisory Board, HILJ; Associate of FCI; Q community; Primary Care Improvement Faculty, NHS England and Improvement. Sue is also an executive Coach.
Sue Lacey Bryant: BA Hons, Dip Lib, MSc, FCLIP. ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring. PRINCE2 Practitioner. MSP Practitioner.
Sue enjoys family life, and loves art deco, rock music, a good book – and her work.