Nathalie Maillard is Head of Programme Delivery for the Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West Midlands (CLAHRC WM). This five-year initiative started in January 2014 with a mission to create lasting and effective collaborations across health and social care organisations, universities (Birmingham, Keele, Warwick) and local authorities to improve the services we can deliver for patient benefit. The initiative is funded through a £10million investment from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) together with a further £20.6milloion matched funding provided by collaborative partners. For further information see www.clahrc-wm.nihr.ac.uk
Nathalie has worked for the University of Birmingham since 2004. Her previous roles include Programme Manager of NIHR CLAHRC for Birmingham and Black Country; Deputy Programme Manager to Department of Health research commissioning programmes and Research Associate.
Nathalie is an experienced operations and research manager with skills in project and programme management, health service research management and stakeholder engagement.