Meet the team

Danielle Wilson

"We use technology, AI and machine learning to support people living with dementia and their families to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, with good quality of life. We bring together a rich multidisciplinary team including clinicians, engineers and synthetic biologists to enable true multidisciplinary working." Danielle Wilson
Centre and Research Commercialisation Manager, UK DRI Care Research & Technology

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Operational leadership and management of UK DRI CR&T including the set-up of Centre wide processes and systems.
  • Stakeholder confidence building to enable solid collaboration both internally and externally.
  • Responsible, with the Centre Director, for financial management.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining commercial relationships including ISO 13485 compliance and UKCA/CE marking.

Prior to her role as Centre and Research Commercialisation Manager at the UK DRI Care Research & Technology Centre, Danielle acted as Director and Clinical Research Domain Lead at West London NHS Trust, leading an NHS facility conducting large clinical trials with both healthy individuals and those with cognitive impairment and dementia. She has extensive experience in clinical research leadership and management, having worked with the National Institute of Health Research networks, the NHS and global pharmaceutical companies.

Danielle is passionate that the patient voice is heard throughout trial design and delivery and have previously acted as the Patient and Public Involvement, Behavioural Economics and Ethics lead for the National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging, based at the Big Data Institute, at the University of Oxford.

Danielle chairs a Health Research Authority Research Ethics Committee, and has good working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act, the Confidentially Advisory Group and section 251 approval. She greatly enjoys working with a diverse range of colleagues on the committee. This membership also enables her to understand the dynamic and changing landscape within research with exposure to a wide number of issues, from several differing perspectives.