Dr. Bilal Mateen

Senior Manager, Digital Technology & Clinical Technology Lead Data for Science and Health


Dr. Bilal Mateen is a physician by training, with an academic interest in health-related applications of data science and machine learning. Bilal holds an honorary professorial appointment at University College London, & clinical data science fellowship at the Alan Turing Institute – the UK’s national institute for data science and AI. As part of his role at the latter, he helped set up and run a series of purpose-driven and experiential data science training programmes. He currently serves as the clinical technology lead, and senior manager for digital technology at the Wellcome Trust, where his team works on funding digital public goods and the software infrastructure that underpin the science to address three key health challenges: mental health, the impacts of climate change on human health, and emerging & escalating infectious diseases.