Adam Bateman

Chief Operating Officer

Alder Hey Children's, United Kingdom

Adam Bateman joined Alder Hey Children’s in 2015 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2018.

As COO Adam is the lead for service performance and planning, as well as running estates and facilities services. He has an interest in healthcare innovation and was the senior responsible officer for the successful upgrade of the Electronic Patient Record in 2023. Having worked on the national roll-out of paediatric healthcare innovations, he has recently taken on the additional role of Managing Director of Alder Hey Futures; a programme to develop pioneering breakthroughs.

Adam joined the NHS in 2005 through the national Graduate Management Training Scheme. He is experienced in managing surgical, medical and community services. Adam has overseen the design and opening of several state-of-the-art facilities, including cancer and surgical centres. Adam holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Leadership, and an Executive Healthcare Leadership Award from the NHS Leadership Academy.