Mark Saunders

Mark Saunders

Mark is formerly a regional manager and head of nursing for AstraZeneca, with extensive experience of leading sales and clinical teams.

He has considerable experience leading teams of healthcare professionals as head of AstraZeneca’s UK Nursing Division. Mark’s nursing teams supported local GP surgeries to identify at risk respiratory and cardiovascular patients, and to work with practices to optimise those patients’ care. The nurses also upskilled and mentored practice nurses.

Mark played a key role in developing and launching nurse- and pharmacist-led patient review services in respiratory disease and type 2 diabetes. He also has experience of patient pathway improvement projects for acute coronary syndromes and severe asthma services.

Using his decades of experience leading teams, Mark will provide senior support across both our regions and will also work on project delivery.