Dame Emily Lawson

UK Clinical Vaccine Network Conference
Wednesday 12th - Thursday 13th June 2024

Dame Emily Lawson

Dr Emily Lawson DBE is Head of the No10 Delivery Unit (10DU). 10DU’s mission is to secure delivery of the Prime Minister’s top priorities and improve outcomes for the public.

Emily previously worked at NHS England and Improvement where she was the National Director for the world leading NHS Covid-19 vaccine deployment programme. Her role was to ensure the Covid-19 vaccine was rolled out in line with Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advice and in a way that ensured fair and equitable access, maximising uptake across all communities.

Emily was also the Chief Commercial Officer, and previously the National Director for Transformation for NHS England and Improvement.
A Molecular Geneticist by background, Emily has led a number of large-scale organisational change programmes. Before joining NHS England, Emily was Chief People Officer at Kingfisher plc where she was part of the international leadership team. Prior to that, she was Group HRD at Morrisons and spent 14 years at McKinsey, where she worked across a number of sectors leading transformation.