Skip to main content
Emma Challans-Rasool

Emma Challans-Rasool

Founder and Chair, Proud2bOps, Director, Horizons

Emma has worked across healthcare for over 20 years and is an experienced Board level Director and leader within the health and care sector. She is a values driven leader centred around people, continually striving for innovation and improvement that enhances patient, colleague, and customer experience.

Emma started her career in Clinical Audit and Effectiveness working across a large city with multiple health and care partners. Emma is proud to have led in various senior leadership roles including Operational Management, Service Improvement, Organisational Development and Transformation. Emma’s public sector experience spans acute, community, primary care and independent. She has also gained experience within the private healthcare sector and worked across Europe as a Senior Healthcare Consultant supporting organisational change and effectiveness.

Emma has a strong passion for improving quality of care for citizens and creating the right conditions and opportunities that people can thrive in. Emma believes dearly and holds a constant ambition to develop and sustain cultures where networking, compassion, motivation and learning for improvement is valued and lived through the behaviours of people and systems. She is the Founder and Chair of Proud2bOps, an innovative, multi award-winning national network of operational professionals from health and care providers. Emma is regularly involved and acts as an advisor and member regarding development and delivery of national leadership initiatives and operational challenges. She regularly presents at national conferences, leads national conversations, and delivers teaching sessions to senior managers and leaders.

Emma believes in teamwork, relationships and creating an inclusive and trusted culture where colleagues are supported and developed to provide outstanding care.