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Owen Chinembiri

Senior Implementation Lead
NHS Race and Health Observatory

Owen is the Senior Implementation Lead in the Race and Health Observatory. He joined the NHS in 2004 as a Mental Health Occupational Therapist (OT). Prior to working in the UK, Owen worked as an OT in his native Zimbabwe and Botswana. He is also an alumnus of the NHS Graduate Scheme (Health Informatics specialism). He has worked in various management/leadership roles for clinical, transformation, performance and informatics teams. Owen is passionate about using data to reduce race inequality, improve patient care and staff experiences. He reverse mentors the NHS Chief Nursing Officer, Ruth May. Away from work, Owen is a keen runner.