About the course
The healthcare sector is thriving in the UK. There are numerous growth drivers attributed to this, including an ageing population and the increasing influence of technology, both of which are creating significant opportunity for the private equity and venture capital sector. This means there are many opportunities in the market but also demand for deals means high prices.
09:00 Welcome Leon de Bono, Assistant Director, BVCA
09:05 Market overview: Done deals and market trends in 2019/20
09:15 Access to Finance Report – The Findings Andrew Davies, Digital Health Lead, ABHI
09:25 Where are we in the cycle of investment, and how is consolidation affecting the healthcare industry
Moderator: Sharon Lamb, Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery Alan Mackay, Executive Partner & Founder, GHO Capital
09:50 Becoming a Unicorn: An interview with Dr Ali Parsa of Babylon Health Ali Parsa, CEO & Founder, Babylon Health
10:00 Innovation, data and digital health: how technology is developing a patient centric approach?
Moderator: Andrew Davies, Digital Health Lead, ABHI Ali Parsa, CEO & Founder, Babylon Health Anne-Laure Meynier, Investment Director, Apposite Capital Joe Stringer, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, TenX Health Tim Haines, Founding Partner, Abingworth
10:25 Accelerated Access Collaborative: The NHS' front door for Innovation Dr. Sam Roberts, Chief Executive of the Accelerated Access Collaborative and Director of Innovation, Research and Life Sciences, NHS England and NHS Improvement
11:15 Are LPs looking for sector-specific funds or simply best in class sector-focused teams to generate returns? Peter Maher, Senior Investment Director, Cambridge Associates
11:25 CEO Presentation
11:35 A growing demand for FemTech/FemCare: right time – wrong term?
Pooja Sikka, Co-Founder & General Partner, TenX Health Elena Montea, Principal, Hambro Perks
12:00 CEO Presentation – Genomes.IO Aldo de Pape, Associate Founder & CEO, Genomes.IO
12:10 Healthcare and the intersection of genetics and blockchain
Aldo de Pape, Associate Founder & CEO, Genomes.IO David Porter, Founding Partner, Apposite Capital Shane Kehoe, Co-Founding Partner, SVK Crypto
12:35 Closing remarks
Leon de Bono is the BVCA's Assistant Director General and Director of Membership Services. Before joining the BVCA in 2010 he was the Publishing Director and a member of the team that launched Private Equity News, part of eFinancialNews, which was acquired by Dow Jones in 2007. He began working i...
“It is a huge privilege to work with entrepreneurs who understand the challenges and opportunities associated with taking a business from a set of ambitions to a reality.” Each day is different, but the essence of my role is to find and invest in great businesses and in the people that make th...
Andrew is responsible for working with partners to ensure that the UK maximises the opportunities for citizen health and economic wealth by appropriate investment in data driven healthcare. A vital element of this is building on the unique opportunities delivered by the NHS to enable industry to...
Ali is an engineer, a serial healthcare entrepreneur, and the founder and CEO of babylon. babylon’s aim is to put an accessible and affordable health service into the hands of every person on earth. Babylon uses a combination of cutting-edge AI technology and the best available medical expertise...
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