Natalie Ellis is a senior arts manager with a special interest in arts and health. She is currently Head of Arts at Cambridgeshire University Hospitals NHS Trust, responsible for leading an innovative multi-arts engagement programme that enhances the hospital environment and aims to improve the experience of patients, visitors and staff. Prior to this, Natalie established the community and schools programme at Saffron Hall Trust in north-west Essex – one of the UK’s most progressive classical music venues. Natalie has worked in the community arts field for over 12 years, holding posts at organisations including the Royal Opera House, Spitalfields Music and Britten Sinfonia. Outside of work, Natalie enjoys choral singing and playing her baritone saxophone in Bethnal Green Big Band.