Dr Elizabeth Hill
Lead Advisor – Europe Beachheads
Dr Elizabeth Hill is an entrepreneur and has over 25 years’ experience working and advising businesses in the technology sector, focused mainly in the life science and the healthcare sectors.
Based in Cambridge, United Kingdom, Elizabeth started, funded and has been involved in a number of technology companies, from biotech to bioMEMS to medical devices and now 3D printing.
She has previously made successful investments into consumer food & beverage, services and hi-tech companies as well as being a leading member of a diagnostic company that is successfully listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Elizabeth led the Healthcare Consulting Practice for a technology consulting firm in Cambridge, where she worked with major healthcare and technology companies to explore and implement open innovation through technology convergence. She also pioneered the practice of technical and commercial due diligence by advising global investments for some of the world’s leading financial institutions, which, during her leadership, exceeded an aggregate value in transactions of $1bn. As a result Elizabeth has built a wide network of contacts across the globe from financial institutions, to large and small technology companies, to research and academic establishments. She has held a number of non-executive and executive directorships including being appointed to the Board of a NHS Health Authority by the Secretary of State for Health. She has published articles and been a media contributor on emerging healthcare technologies and issues.
Elizabeth has given talks in China, North America and across the European Union on the topic of technology and IP commercialisation, early stage start-ups and market access for innovative technologies. She remains an ardent supporter of technology convergence, from data security to simplifying drug delivery tools, to affordable quality healthcare and wellbeing.
Elizabeth has been primarily based and currently lives in England. She has conducted business and technology transactions in Germany, Spain, France, Romania, Bulgaria, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Egypt, Dubai, China and USA. Fluent in spoken Cantonese.
Advisory areasMarket entry, commercial and technology partnerships, due diligence, IP commercialisation, entrepreneurism and education, 3D printing and manufacturing, and tech start-ups.
Sector experienceHealth, Biotech, ICT Services.
Elizabeth has experience working across the United Kingdom and Europe.