Clinical Director of Innovation and Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Alder Hey Children's Hospital
Iain Hennessey is an emergency paediatric surgeon and clinical director of innovation at the new, state of the art, Alder Hey Children’s Health Park. Notable achievements have included forming partnerships with large multi national companies such as Sony and IBM, inventing new medical devices and building a unique underground 1000sqm innovation facility for collaboration with the tech sector. In particular he has led the use of 3D printing, material science, artificial intelligence and the use of rapid prototyping in healthcare. A passionate advocate of disruption, he has built a team of over 30 innovators and a 1000sqm facility to make a real impact on the lives of young people.