valerie-_Valerie Amies

B.A. (Hons) Psychology,

MBA, PG Cert Coaching and Mentoring,

PG Cert Teaching in Higher Education

  • Founding Director of Amies Associates Ltd, agency specialising in healthcare innovation and change. Providing strategic and tactical solutions for optimising:
    • business / commissioning development; 
    • community and public engagement; 
    • policy and government affairs; 
    • market access; and
    • specialist training solutions.

    Healthcare policy and management specialist with strong industry and NHS experience across all key stakeholder groups. Accomplished leadership of multi-disciplinary market access team of policy, government affairs and market access managers responsible for market shaping activities. Strategic aptitude and commercial acumen driving value through innovation and proactive application of market opportunities. 

    An expert in public / patient involvement and clinical / quality governance with academic and research profile. Skilled facilitator of whole system commissioning / patient group workshops, international educator and qualified coach-mentor to senior management.

    Member of Institute of Healthcare Managers


    Policy and Government Affairs; Market Access; Public Engagement; Commissioning; Change Management; Education and Training; Coaching, Personal Development.


    • Development of Business Cases for services in NHS and charitable sector
    • Board development (PCT Providerm Arm)
    • Commissioning: organisational transition, development and strategic planning
    • Public engagement and patient group development
    • Market Access (non technical) strategy
    • Workshop facilitation
    • Healthcare policy education and training
    • Team and individual development including Executive coaching and mentoring

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