Joe Stringer – HealthTech Expert & Investor

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Healthtech expert and investor.
Former market leader for Google Health in EMEA.
Lead at the HealthTech team at Octopus Ventures.


  • Healthcare & health technology
  • Scaling businesses in healthcare
  • Venture Capital & impact investing
  • The role of technology in affordable and accessible healthcare systems


Joe Stringer has over 24 years of experience in health technology, covering technology deployment and management consulting across various systems around the world.

He is also the founder of several successful businesses in the sector and is now an early-stage HealthTech investor. Today, Joe leads the HealthTech team at Octopus Ventures, one of the most active European VC funds with a vision to improve over a billion lives by backing category-defining companies in HealthTech.

A firm believer in accessible and affordable healthcare for all, Joe is an active proponent and campaigner for tackling healthcare through longevity and wellbeing, including in public health, and for the last 6 years was a Trustee at the UK Royal Society for Public Health (RPSH).
Prior to Octopus, Joe was market leader for Google Health in EMEA and led the Ventures and Healthcare practices for EY in the UK.

Joe is a proactive advocate for impact investing and the significant role that risk capital can play in developing affordable and accessible healthcare systems around the world, irrespective of how they are funded.

He has contributed to a number of thought leadership reports on the topic of HealthTech and soon to be published as a contributor to a forthcoming book “Resilient Health: Leveraging Technology and Social Innovations to Transform Healthcare for COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond”.