Dawn Lawson

Executive director of strategy and change

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Dawn began her career working with people with learning disabilities in the NHS and in the third sector, and was an early career researcher with a focus on people with learning disabilities and health inequalities. Since then, Dawn has had a varied career, holding senior and executive level positions across the NHS, achieving impact in complex and uncertain settings.

Dawn is a collaborative leader who has experience of leading in complex systems, working across the health and academic sectors and the life sciences industry. Dawn has a track record of implementing improvement and innovation that leads to tangible change for patients.

Dawn is co-chair of the National Institute for Health Research Impact Board.

Registered interests

  • No interests declared

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