Clare Henderson

Clare Henderson
Director of Commissioning for Haringey and Islington CCGs

Clare has a strong history of delivering and commissioning across health, housing and social care. Until recently, Clare led Islington’s primary care programme, supporting general practice to transform services by working at scale and introducing new roles. This built on work Clare did as Programme Director of Islington’s Integrated Care Pioneer programme, part of a national programme to innovate across partnerships. Clare originally worked in housing association sector, leaving in 2001 to work for the Department for Communities and Local Government on the design and implementation of the Supporting People programme. She joined Islington Council to deliver its £17m local Supporting People programme. Clare was appointed Assistant Director for Joint Commissioning for Haringey and Islington, working across health and social care, in 2017. Clare’s is passionate about developing integrated care because of its potential for transform users’ experience of health and social care services.