• Rowland Illing

    Dr Rowland Illing is the Chief Medical Officer and Director of International Government Health for Amazon Web Services (AWS). He has responsibility for public sector healthcare strategy and operations for AWS internationally, excluding the US & China. This encompasses healthcare service delivery, research and genomics. He is passionate about the delivery of person-centred care, increasing access and improving outcomes at a lower cost by accelerating the digitization and utilization of healthcare data. Rowland is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London, who trained in both Cambridge and Oxford Universities. He is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and Senior Fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management in the UK. He continues to present and publish on topics including digital healthcare and AI, is a member of the Digital Health Roster of Experts for the WHO and member of the European AI Alliance for the European Commission.


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