Professor Becky Malby

SpecialityProfessor of Health Systems Innovation, London South Bank University

Rebecca Malby (Becky) is a Professor in Health Systems Innovation at London South Bank University, where she leads the Health Systems Innovation Lab, providing change management support to systems change work; leadership programmes for emerging leaders, network leaders and citizen leaders; the London Primary Care Quality Academies; and catalysing spread through an international network. She has a track record in systems innovation, organisational change and leadership development in the UK and Internationally, and in leading networks. Her experience is an unusual combination of leader, manager, researcher, change agent and entrepreneur. She is known to be an energetic and enthusiastic leader of change and a forward thinker.

She is currently on the Advisory Board of The Bromley By Bow Unleashing Health Communities Programme, the Scaling up Shared Lives in Healthcare Programme Implementation Group, the Health Foundation Shared Haemodialysis Care Programme, and the European Cancer Concord, The Health Foundation Q Evaluation and  Kaleidoscope Health & Care. Becky is a nominator for the Ashoka network.

Most recently Becky was the Director of the Centre for Innovation in Health Management at the University of Leeds where she also took a leadership role in the Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare. Whilst in Leeds Becky was a founding member of the Leaders for Leeds Network with the Local Authority. She has recently been an advisor to the Cabinet Office on the Choice Agenda, a Board Member of the European Health Management Association, an Advisor to the NHSIQ Network Leaders Programme, and a critical friend of the New Economics Foundation Coproduction Network. She has worked across health and local government supporting place-based collaboratives.

Becky is a Visiting Fellow at Stellenbosch University School of Public Leadership (South Africa) where she supports the Innovation Hub.

She has recently published Malby B, Anderson Wallace M. 2016. Networks in Healthcare. Managing Complex Relationships. Emerald.