Dr Masood Ahmed
Masood is the Chief Medical Officer for the NHS Black Country & West Birmingham CCG, serving and commissioning for a population of 1.5 million in the West Midlands, UK.
As CMO, he holds executive responsibility for Primary Care, Medicines Management and Clinical Policy, Patient and Public Engagement, Clinical Leadership and is the ICS CCIO supporting the digital agenda for transformation and innovation.
Masood is also the Clinical Technology Officer for the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network where he leads on the regional clinical technology strategy and supports the national AHSN Digital Strategy and International Growth Strategy. Other commitments include the NHS Confederation BME Leadership Network Steering Committee, Save A Child Advisory Board, and Brent Council Data Ethics Board.
Former roles include Global Medical Director at Dell Healthcare & Life Sciences, Chief Digital Officer at the Health Innovation Network, and Chair of Negotiators for the British Medical Association Junior Doctors’ Committee.
Masood is a digitally focussed NHS leader with business acumen, a clinical background and over 20 years of international healthcare experience. Special interests include System leadership and strategy, EDI, digital transformation, innovation and AI.