Patient Engagement Specialist
Natasha is a specialist in patient and public involvement and engagement in research. Her work is centred on facilitating the development of effective, equitable, and sustainable multi-stakeholder partnerships to improve health outcomes. Natasha’s work has a strong focus on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in research and driving forward inclusive patient engagement and involvement. She has extensive experience working both with and within the charity sector, having spent 5 years working at Parkinson’s UK and then going on to lead patient and community partnerships within a health communications agency. Natasha currently works as an independent patient engagement consultant supporting clients in the charity sector, academia and industry in areas including strategy, research methodology, implementation, evaluation and capacity building. She is also a visiting lecturer at King’s College London, working with the Centre for Pharmaceutical Medicine Research to support research and education on patient engagement in medicines development.