Alan Hughes

Alan Hughes currently runs his own consultancy business, LIT Healthcare, where he offers expertise to multiple health economies to improve patient outcomes. Prior to setting up his own business Alan worked for fourteen years as a healthcare management consultant and policy strategist at KPMG’s International Healthcare team.

He has worked on acute and community care reform, digital care, payment reform, health workforce solutions and social care policy. He has managed project teams on healthcare projects across the HSE, NHS England, Northern Ireland's HSC and in the Middle East. He has also worked on multiple projects aligning hospitals and community care to reduce elective waiting lists and improve patient outcomes.  Most recently he has worked on community care, radiology and radiotherapy projects involving a range of health and social care professionals.

Alan has financial expertise having worked as a financial analyst in London for many years with Dresdner Kleinwort/Lehman Brothers. His role in these organisations included reviewing and profiling life science, medical device and healthcare businesses. He has an MBA from London Business School and BA International (Economics) with German from University College Dublin.  Lastly, Alan has board experience having served from 2013 to 2017 on the National Children’s Hospital (Tallaght) Foundation Board.