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Bharat Sharma

Bharat is a senior product manager in the Standards for Interoperability team at NHS England's Chief Technology Office.

Senior Product Manager

Bharat (buh-rut) is a senior product manager in the Standards for Interoperability team at NHS England's Chief Technology Office. He has been an information architect, search engine optimisation lead, solution architect and standards consultant and has 17 years’ experience in the NHS.

Bharat specialises in using the semantic web and taxonomies to help people understand health and care.

He has worked with information standards across Leeds City Council and NHS Digital, applying diverse taxonomy to services. He contributed a chapter about respecting culture and avoiding bias to ‘Taxonomies: Practical Approaches to Developing and Managing Vocabularies for Digital Information’ (Editor: Helen Lippell)  and worked as communications lead for NHS Digital’s race equality network.