Our team brings together healthcare and finance expertise
Gianluca has deep financial expertise with over 20 years’ experience in private equity, distressed investing and M&A.
Over the past decade, as co-founder and Managing Partner at Blue Skye Investment group, Gianluca has led numerous successful international special situations and private equity investments, with total investment in excess of $2Bn. He has helped to restructure and rebuild several large European companies. Gianluca is an experienced board director and currently sits on the board of AC Milan SpA, the football club.
Gianluca holds an executive MBA from London Business School and a B.A. in Finance from the Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Petar is a senior business executive with a proven history of success in delivering business results. He is a strong proponent of innovation and change.
Petar has been Deputy CEO of Raiffeisen Bank Belgrade for the last five years where he manages Retail Banking and Asset Management business. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory board of Raiffeisen Invest – Asset management company and Raiffeisen Future – Private Pension fund. Additionally, Petar is a member of the Digital Serbia Initiative’s Managing Board which is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation with the strategic goal of developing a strong, globally competitive digital economy in Serbia.
Petar has extensive international experience in multicultural environments both through his current function and through the regional Vice President role, being involved in Raiffeisen Bank International’s retail banking business in 15 CEE countries.
Petar holds an Executive MBA Degree from London Business School and a B.A. Degree from the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Manoj is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma, Director of Innovation for Barts Orthopaedics and Visiting Professor at The Royal London and Barts and The London Children’s Hospitals, London, UK. He is also an Honorary Reader at the Institute of Bioengineering, Queen Mary, University of London. He was previously clinical CIO for the Royal London and Director of Informatics for Surgery and Cancer.
He qualified with a double honours degree from King’s College School of Medicine, London (proxime accessit to the University of London Gold Medal) and trained in London, Los Angeles and Sydney. He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, written 18 books and raised more than £6 million in research funding. His non-clinical interests include clinical trials, proof-of-concept projects and charitable work.
Manoj has founded, advised, run and sold multiple healthcare-related startups in diverse areas such as digital health, medical devices and medical education and has deep experience in venture building and fundraising. More on these at manoj.strikingly.com
Sir Andrew Likierman
Andrew is a former Dean of the London Business School, where he continues to teach and to research on the use of judgement in management.
Andrew has started his own book business, run a textile plant in Germany and was Head of the UK Government Accountancy Service. Previous non-executive posts included Chairman of the National Audit Office, Economists’ Bookshop Group, market research firm MORI and US battery technology company AIC. He was non-executive Director of the Bank of England and Barclays Bank, and President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is currently the Senior non-executive Director of Times Newspapers Holdings, director of the quoted Lloyds insurance underwriter Beazley plc and of Monument, a start-up bank.
Andrew advised the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee and was a member of several official inquiries, including the “Cadbury Committee” on UK corporate governance and of the UN Secretary-General’s committee on the governance of the United Nations.
Pam Garside is a management consultant working in health care systems and digital health in the UK and internationally and an angel investor in early stage health tech companies.
She is a Fellow of the Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge and a member of the Investment Committee of Cambridge Enterprise, the technology transfer company of the University. Pam founded and co-chairs The Cambridge Health Network, a membership group of senior players in UK health, both private and public sector. She is a board member of Cambridge Angels, Crown Place VCT, several start-ups and Whizz-Kidz and Punchdrunk charities. Pam is advises a number of health technology accelerators in the UK.
Pam began her professional life in management in the NHS and subsequently spent many years studying and working internationally based in the USA. She holds a BSc from the University of Durham and a Masters Degree in Hospital and Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota. She is an Adjunct Professor at Imperial College Business School.
Professor Stuart Taylor
Professor Stuart Taylor is academic clinical radiologist and Professor of Medical Imaging at University College London.
He trained at St Bartholomew’s Medical College, London. His clinical expertise is in abdominal imaging. He has an extensive research portfolio with a particular interest in MRI imaging of the GI tract, cancer staging and imaging inflammatory disorders. He has published over 250 peer reviewed publications and sits on numerous national and international medical imaging committees.
Søren Fryland Møller
Søren is an experienced investor and board director who has deep experience of asset allocation, investment strategy and macroeconomics. He has been CEO of IPQ Capital for the past six years where he manages both the liquid and venture investments of the Family Office. IPQ Capital predominantly undertakes venture investments in the fintech space. Søren spent over five years on the executive board of Formuepleje, one of Scandinavia’s largest independent asset managers.
Dr Fiona Pathiraja
Fiona is an experienced doctor, who prior to investing in healthtech, spent most of her career in the NHS in London. She was a consultant radiologist at UCLH, one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK. Fiona developed national health policy at the UK Department of Health and has also worked as a management consultant. She is board certified in Radiology and Public Health and is one of a very few doctors to hold both an MBA and MPH.