Mahiben Maruthappu

Senior Fellow to the CEO, NHS England



Dr Maruthappu is a practicing doctor and Senior Fellow to the CEO of NHS England. He leads, executes and advises on NHS England’s innovation, technology and prevention work, co-founding the NHS Innovation Accelerator and the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.


He has advised a range of organisations, from start-ups to multilaterals, including the Swiss government, the Experiment Fund and the World Health Organisation. Mahiben has a strong interest in research with over 80 peer-reviewed publications and 50 academic awards. His work has been featured by BBC News and international press.


He is Chairman of the UK Medical Students’ Association (UKMSA), and has authored three medical books. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities, and was the first person from British healthcare to be included in Forbes’ 30 under 30.