Janette Hughes

Janette has over 25 years’ experience in Design, Innovation, Economic Development and Programme Management.

She has focused the last fifteen years on Digital Health and Wellness leading various high-profile innovation projects in Scotland, including the Wellness and Health Innovation Project, and is an Executive of the Digital Health and Care Innovation in Scotland, with involvement in two major Innovate UK backed programmes:

  • Future city demonstrator (Glasgow) where she assisted the development of a City Observatory that harnessed the power of data for City challenges (some of which related to Health and Wellbeing)
  • The Scottish DALLAS programme which pioneered a Digital wellness platform and applications in Scotland

Janette has undertaken many international keynote presentations for this subject and has led numerous trade missions to Japan, USA, India and throughout Europe and sits on the HIMSS UK advisory board and chairs the Digital WG for ‘All policies for a Healthy Europe’ and was a former UK5G advisory board member.

Janette has a deep understanding of this sector and how service, technical and business innovation and readiness levels need to merge and connect to benefit all stakeholders and remains passionate about scale.

Janette Hughes
Director of Planning and Performance
  • Organisation
    Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre