Dr William Bird MBE is a family GP who founded Intelligent Health to provide ways to integrate physical activity into health and wellbeing, from Green Gyms and GP training to whole city physical activity strategies engaging both adults and children.
Through Intelligent Health, William has developed physical activity strategies and been commissioned by cities in the UK and the EU, and advised WHO in the Middle East. He is a member of the Physical Activity Strategy Board for Public Health England and an advisor to Public Health Wales.
In 2010 William was awarded the MBE by The Queen for services to promote physical activity and health.
"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"Ian Addie, Patient Access Head, Novartis Ireland Ltd
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."Emma Carter ,Mobile Health Unit Manager ,Irish Heart
"‘I have spoken at and attended this event for the last six years and in a short space of time the Future Health Summit has become an annual meeting place for progressive healthcare leaders who want to drive change and improve healthcare delivery. "Mr. Bill Maher, Chief Executive, Bon Secours Health System
"“This Conference is another one of Ireland’s global contributions. The Future Health Summit is required attendance for all who wish to engage in a stimulating interchange on the future of healthcare – globally and domestically""Michael Dowling , Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health