Damien is a qualified doctor and is a board advisor to a number of companies through his own consulting and advisory service in digital healthcare. Damien has over 25 years experience of healthcare funding with global insurance companies. He undertakes strategy and fundraising advisory work as well as interim assignments and has invested in some early stage digital health companies.
Damien qualified as a doctor in 1991 and spent 21 years in Bupa in various roles including leading the Asian businesses in Hong Kong (during SARS Covid 1), doing a health insurance start up in India (during the financial crisis) and leading the UK health insurance business for Bupa. In 2015 he joined AXA as CEO of Global Healthcare, helping to run businesses across 30 geographies.
Damien has experience of NED roles in Bupa, Changing Health, Altha Global Treatment, The Medical Protection Society and Benenden Health.
Damien loves healthcare and is a part time volunteer at a hospice, loves the freedom/exhaustion of cycling and hence he does loads of cooking!