Victoria has a background in librarianship and knowledge management. Since joining the NHS in 2004, Victoria has worked in a variety of roles to support learning, improvement and evidence-based decision-making in healthcare. Victoria worked for six years embedded in a critical care team, where she developed an interest in research, going on to co-author publications exploring the role of embedded knowledge specialists in critical care.
As a knowledge manager, Victoria worked on national programmes of work and led on a range of learning approaches including evidence synthesis and horizon scanning; interpreting and applying evidence; mobilising communities of practice and delivering established knowledge management processes.
Victoria has a personal and professional interest in neurodiversity and co-chaired a neurodiversity staff network for two years, influencing and advocating for a more inclusive workplace for neurodivergent colleagues.
Victoria has a voluntary committee role with her professional body, CILIP – The Library and Information Association, supporting peers in their professional development.
Outside of work Victoria enjoys reading, family time and dog walks by the sea.