Health Innovation: from buzzword to disciplined action

19th November 2015 at 5.30-7.30 pm

Join the members of the Victorian Health Network in conversation with David Albury.

David Albury is Director, Innovation Unit; Consultant (and formerly 2009-14 Design and Development Director) to the Global Education Leaders’ Program (GELP), Associate of the Institute of Government and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. For over two decades, David has consulted and advised on forming and implementing strategies and policies for transformation and innovation in healthcare, education and other public services. He has worked with and coached senior politicians and policy-makers, leading managers and professionals in local, national and international organisations. He works and speaks nationally and internationally, in the UK, Canada, US, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand, on creating the conditions for whole system transformation and radical innovation – especially, in recent years, on effective approaches to scaling and diffusion. He was, from 2002-2005, Principal Adviser in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit where he co-ordinated advice on health service strategy, led a major review of education policy and co-authored the seminal report on Innovation in the Public Sector.

This Victorian Health Network event has been made possible by Melbourne School of Government, Melbourne University, Victorian Healthcare Association and EY.