Centre for Innovation in Health Management


Prof Laura Stroud

Professor of Public Health and Education Innovation

Head of The Centre for Innovation in Health Management & Director of Student Education, School of Medicine.

Laura is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Care and Public Health. She has a long-standing and keen interest in student education and is currently Head of Student Education in Primary Care and Public Health and Academic Lead for the Research Evaluation and Special Studies vertical strand of the MB ChB undergraduate curriculum. She is a Member of the Faculty of Public Health by Distinction and acts as an Educational Supervisor for Specialist Registrars in Public Health for the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery, who awarded her Academic Supervisor of the Year in 2013.

Laura can be contacted via her PA, Emma Mason.

Emma Mason

Centre Administrator and PA to Laura Stroud

Emma is responsible for the diary of Laura Stroud.

Contact Emma: e.mason@leeds.ac.uk, 0113 343 3058.

Bethany Cole

Programme & Events Coordinator

Bethany joined CIHM in February 2007 and is responsible for coordinating all of CIHM’s programmes and events. When she graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a BA in Humanities & Social Studies, events co-ordinating was not her first choice of career. But after working for CIHM as a temp she was hooked. She particularly enjoys the team aspect of the job and the diverse group of people she meets.

Contact Beth: B.Cole@leeds.ac.uk, 0113 343 5683

Lisa Chapman

Business Manager

Lisa joined Leeds University in 2008, and in 2009 took on the role of finance administrator. Before Leeds, she worked for a computer software house for 16 years, first as a PA and then in finance, running the international budget and UK purchasing systems.

Contact Lisa: l.chapman@lubs.leeds.ac.uk, 0113 343 8860

Ben Greet

Programme & Events Administrator

Ben joined CIHM in 2015 and is currently responsible for the administration surrounding the Leeds Institute of Quality Healthcare Fellowship Programme.

Contact Lisa: B.J.Greet@leeds.ac.uk, 0113 343 2632.

Martin Hick

Data Scientist – Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare

Martin is the newest member of the Data Science team, having recently joined us from the Health and Social Care Information Centre where he spent 4 years performing in depth analysis of national level health data. Before Martin switched to the Healthcare sector he spent 8 years working in a selection leading financial institutions in various analytical roles.

Contact Martin: m.a.hick@leeds.ac.uk , 0113 343 0593.

Sukhvinder Kaur 

Data Scientist – Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare

Sukhvinder joined Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare as a Data Scientist. My previous experience ranges from working as a researcher (psychology, engineering, and computing), as a usability consultant / researcher in digital media and digital health, and as an analyst within higher education, NHS and telecommunications.

Contact Sukhvinder: S.Kaur1@leeds.ac.uk, Tel: 0113 343 0593

Hayley Fenton 

(currently on maternity leave)

Data Scientist – Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare

Hayley’s previous role as a policy analyst within the civil service has cemented her belief in the importance of quality and accessible analysis for driving effective decision-making and change. She brings experience of national healthcare tariff costing and development. Having joined CIHM in 2014, Hayley has built strong relationships with colleagues in health and social care in working towards a shared goal of improving quality of care.

Postal address

Centre for Innovation in Health Management, 4 Springfield Mount
Leeds University Business School
Maurice Keyworth Building
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

How to find us

Use the postcode LS2 9JP to find us.

Our reception is on Mount Preston Street, which turns off Clarendon Road opposite The Samaritans.

We are just round the corner from The Faversham and opposite Charles Morris Hall.

If you’re coming down the street we’re the last building on the right before the cafe.


Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62. Parking on campus is limited, and we are also committed to reducing our carbon emissions, so we encourage staff and visitors to walk or cycle where possible.

The University campus is a pleasant 20 minute walk from Leeds city station. Just follow the directions below and you’ll be with us in n­o time at all: Come out of the station into City square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction. Cross straight over The Headrow and continue up Cookridge Street. At the next set of lights go straight on passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right. Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You’ll pass Leeds Metropolitan University on your left and our University campus begins in another 50 metres or so, on your left. To reach the Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the clocktower building.

Travel by Car:

From the South (M1): At Junction 43 take the M621 towards Leeds. When the M621 splits, take the Manchester exit. *Exit the M621 at junction 2, taking the A643 towards Wetherby. At the first roundabout take the third exit to city centre (A58). Continue on the A58(M) and take the A660 Skipton & Universities exit. Immediately take the left fork (A660), then turn right at traffic lights into Woodhouse Lane. Continue past the University on your left for 0.5 mile, then turn left at the traffic lights into Clarendon Road. Turn right into Moorland Road and the Business School is immediately on your left.

From the North (A1) and East (A64): Leave A1 taking A64 towards Leeds and City Centre for several miles. In the city centre take exit to Skipton &University A660, which will bring you to Woodhouse Lane. Continue past the University on your left for 0.75 mile, and at the traffic lights turn left into Clarendon Road. Turn right into Moorland Road and the Business School is immediately on your left.

From the West (M62): Exit M62 at junction 27 to the M621. Continues from *

Travel by train:

On arrival at Leeds station take a bus (nos. 1, 93 or 95) from Infirmary Street to the University and walk through the campus on University Road.

From outside the UK:

Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 7 miles away from the University, and is well served by taxis.

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