Chanelle Corena

Senior Innovation Manager


Chanelle joined ICHP as Senior Innovation Manager in August 2022.

Chanelle is passionate about driving social change through person-centred service design. With a Masters in Public Health, Chanelle has worked for the Department of Health in Australia, the humanitarian charity sector across the world and the UK charity sector. In her roles, Chanelle has developed services and products using design thinking, led complex and high value portfolios, created organisational strategies and led organisations through change.

Before working for ICHP, Chanelle managed the Innovation and Change Team at The Centre for Ageing Better, supporting local authorities, third sector organisations and partners from across the health, work and housing sectors in England to develop innovative solutions to identified problems. Chanelle also worked cross organisationally to support strategic planning and change (including facilitating Theory of Change processes) and to increase design-thinking capability.

Prior to this, Chanelle was the Type 2 diabetes prevention Lead at Diabetes UK, spearheading new partnerships, innovative initiatives and strategic development across all UK nations. As part of this role, Chanelle used behaviour change theories and methods to develop new services and products, and was the product owner of a digital tool used to help people understand their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.