An award-winning Technology Entrepreneur, experienced CTO, Author, Podcast Host and Cancer Thriver.
Avril is passionate about Social Impact Technology. She loves good food, big dreams and a giggle.
Entrepreneur of the year
Women in IT Awards 2019
Founder of Cancer Central
short awards video
of the year
Digital Leaders 2019
Founder of Cancer Central Article in the Evening Standard
Best public sector project
Computing Digital Technology Leaders 2021
Founder of Ask Ave, engineered by Amido, enabling NHS 24 to rapidly scale to meet huge spikes in enquiries during COVID-19
Best Cloud-Native Project
International Cloud Awards 2022
Watch how a collaboration between Cancer Central, Amido & NHS 24 enabled NHS Inform to meet huge spikes in enquiries during COVID-19
Avril is Chief Technology Officer at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and CTO of the Year finalist at the Women in IT awards 2022.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, manufactures and commerce (RSA) - a network of entrepreneurs, educators and innovators working to advance society, the economy and the environment.
Learn more about Avril's passion for collaboration and Tech Carbon Impact in this 'Starts at the Top' podcast episode, hosted by Zoe Amar and Paul Thomas.
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