Jemma Austin

Jemma Austin


Jemma is a Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Officer supporting the Centre’s operations team and PPIE manager, ensuring that patient and public voice is embedded in our work at all stages.


Prior to joining HDR UK, Jemma was a Mental Health Engagement Lead, leading public and stakeholder engagement and promotion across the Northeast.

Furthermore, for several years, she has worked with the public, ensuring patients and local communities actively engaged in sharing their voices with local healthcare services and commissioners.

With over 14 years of experience across the voluntary, community and health & social care sectors, Jemma is passionate about engaging and communicating with the public.