Guy Lucchi is set to join Health Innovation Manchester in June, where he will lead on the organisation’s digital transformation programme, across Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolved health and care system.

Guy is a digital leader with a proven track record in shaping and delivering large and complex digital health strategies and transformation programmes who has spent much of his career as a chief technology officer with global IT giant DXC Technology.

Professor Ben Bridgewater, chief executive of Health Innovation Manchester, said: “Guy not only has deep technical and commercial expertise, he has considerable experience of lining up the business problems we need to solve with the art of the possible from digital approaches, as well as developing the people, processes and culture to enable technology to be fully optimised across large and complex systems.

“Digital technology is at the cornerstone of our innovation strategy and Guy will be at the forefront of driving forward our plans for the benefit of local people, our health, academic and industry partners and the GM economy.”

Guy studied at the University of Salford and was named as ‘Technology Consultant of the Year’ in 2013 by the Management Consultancies Association (MCA).