Christopher Exeter is a Director in the research group at UnitedHealth Group, where much of his work involves using data to re-engineer healthcare through research, innovation, prevention and patient empowerment. Recent work has involved research to understand public attitudes to data for health research – both formal (medical records) and informal (data from wearables, AI, for example). Previously he was a Fellow in the Department of Surgery & Cancer at Imperial College London, where his work focused on interventions to prevent non communicable disease. He also developed and app to screen for blood pressure: the aim being for mass screening in public places in order to identify individuals with elevated blood pressure or at risk of hypertension. Prior that that he was a civil servant at the Department of Health, where he held a number of policy roles.