Tricia Kennerly, Healthcare Public Affairs Director, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Tricia practised as a pharmacist before moving into community pharmacy management. She joined the Alliance Boots Group in 1995 where she has held several senior positions and was appointed Managing Director of Alliance Pharmacy in 2007 and subsequently became Boots Healthcare Development Director.

Her current role centres around influencing pharmacy and healthcare policy development with key stakeholders including government and healthcare policy leaders as well as pharmaceutical manufacturers. She is responsible for the development of pharmacy services across Boots UK, Alliance Healthcare Pharmaceutical Wholesale, including Alphega virtual pharmacy network and Boots Retail International.

She is a member of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, and sits on the boards of Pharmacy Voice, Company Chemist Association and Bristish Pharmaceutical Association in the UK