Team

Digital Agility

Rapid adoption of new technologies, app development, feral system management

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Darren Mills

Chief Operating Officer

Darren has over 20 years experience building focused recruitment and consulting businesses from scratch, Darren is a key driver and evangelist for Populo and our approach.

Building on the successes of several recruitment businesses, including IT Works Health, Darren has established a number of markets and helped develop them to be creditable business’s in their own right ensuring consistent year on year growth. This work has now grown from the UK to spanning Europe and the USA.

In 2015, responding to the evolving healthcare market in the UK. Darren took the decision to found Populo Consulting in order to offer solutions exclusively focused supporting digital health in the NHS.

As well as founding Populo, Darren devotes significant time to charity and philanthropic activities raising money for numerous good causes and is at the heart of the social responsibility activities for the company.


Kieran Bamber

Business Development Manager

From starting a career in healthcare IT recruitment and assisting numerous Trusts with the delivery of digital health systems and EPRs, such as Lorenzo, Kieran specialises in helping NHS organisations find ways to solve the complex challenges that they face.

Kieran acts as an advocate for our clients and helps them identify, specify and then create solutions that don’t simply fix problems, but solves them.

Kieran is one of the founding team members for Populo and in the five years he has worked in resourcing and consultancy, he has developed an in-depth understanding of digital health and the markets we operate in and sharing our experiences with different organisations.


Our Trust is undertaking a complex programme of digitisation and digital transformation.  Achieving the Trust objectives in this area requires the support of partners that are skilled, experienced and can be trusted to deliver.  Our work with Populo over the last twelve months has shown them to be just that; their expertise, responsiveness and quality of approach have provided me with confidence that the relevant projects will be delivered in a way that meets my high expectations.

David Wyndham Lewis - Director of Transformation and Technology
The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
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