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Dr Madhu Bhabuta

Madhu Bhabuta

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) was formed on 1 April 2020 following the merger of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

The information on this page is historic. Visit the UHBW Trust Board pages for the latest information.

Dr Madhu Bhabuta MEng (ACGI), PhD, MBA - Non-Executive Director (Designate)

Madhu holds an MEng in Computing and PhD in Quantitative Methods, both from Imperial College, London and an MBA from London Business School. She specialises in Cutting edge technology, Change and Transformation.

She started her career as a research scientist at Imperial College and then moved to industry where she led the design of Orange's networks from a voice-centric to a data- centric network. Madhu then joined Rolls-Royce Plc to spearhead the formulation of RR's IT strategy and transformation from an engine manufacturer to a service provider of "power by the hour". She was then appointed Chief Information Officer of the UK Hydrographic Office, leading a team of 200 IT staff and delivering a wide-ranging modernisation and digitisation programme through 2013/2014. She was judged in UK's top 100 CIOs for the transformation she affected. Madhu promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer for the UK armed forces. Madhu is now managing director of Brinnovate Ltd, a Change, Technology and Transformation startup she founded in 2018.