Speaker detail

  • Tamsin Greulich-Smith
  • Chief - Smart Health Leadership Centre; Member, IT Strategy and Management Practice
  • Institute of Systems Science ; National University of Singapore, Singapore

Mrs. Tamsin Greulich-Smith is a skilled risk communications, leadership, and innovation professional, specialising in public health, with more than 20 years of international experience in leading and delivering fully integrated strategic communications, design and transformation programmes.

Having graduated from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London) as an environmental technologist, Tamsin became the first jointly-funded post holder between the London Borough of Barnet Local Authority and Barnet Health Authority, pioneering collaborative and innovative health improvement and environmental initiatives to tackle issues such as fuel poverty, smoking, and obesity. Working for the British Government’s Department of Health, she managed the UK’s longest running public health campaign, the Heartbeat Award Scheme, developing leadership capability amongst local network managers through training and mentoring programmes. Tamsin specialises in risk communications, with substantial experience in transforming project outcomes through participative approaches in industries including mobile telecommunications, nuclear waste management, rail safety, and urban planning.

Tamsin currently heads the Smart Health Leadership Centre at the National University of Singapore’s Institute of Systems Science. Tamsin was responsible for establishing the Centre in order to assist stakeholders within the broad health ecosystem to transform the future experience of health through data, technology and innovation.
She is a member of DesignSIngapore Council’s expert panel on ‘Innovation by Design’ and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.

Prior to joining ISS, she was Managing Director of innovation company Wood Holmes. Whilst there she spearheaded the strategic communications, partnering and customer experience design strategies for the 2012 UK Major Civil Engineering Project of the Year, the SG$700M New Tyne Crossing.