Julie Storr

Julie is an MBA graduate and graduate nurse from the University of Manchester, and also trained as a Health Visitor. She is co-founder and CEO at KS Healthcare Consulting and has worked internationally for eighteen years, predominantly as an expert with World Health Organisation on the development, implementation and evaluation of initiatives in the field of patient safety, quality and infection prevention and control. In recent years her portfolio has also included work with WHO’s Water Sanitation and Health (WASH) and AMR programmes. She led on WHO’s first IPC Guidelines and associated implementation packages. Julie was previously President of the Infection Prevention Society of the UK and Ireland, Assistant Director at England’s National Patient Safety Agency and Director of the award winning national cleanyourhands campaign. In June 2023 her new book launched, focused on social rather than technical aspects of preventing infections in healthcare. Julie is an honorary advisor at THET and steering group member of Health Information for All - a global health initiative working to save lives by improving the availability and use of reliable healthcare information. She holds a Masters in Health Science from Johns Hopkins and is a trained clinical hypnotherapist.