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Dr Michelle Tempest

Partner, Candesic

Dr Michelle Tempest MA LLM MB BChir (Cantab) ACAT has expertise in medicine, psychiatry, psychotherapy, business, law and politics.

She has been a Partner at Candesic since 2013 and has led multiple projects reviewing market opportunities for investors, public and private providers to develop beneficial partnerships. She has delivered projects for NHS Trusts (acute, community and mental health), Private Hospitals, Specialist Hospitals, Private Patient Units (PPUs), Community Providers, Care Home and Care at Home.

In 2006 she edited the book ‘The Future of the NHS’ and more recently has delivered strategy projects for the UK government on ‘new ways of working’. She has an expert interest in medical technology companies, and has worked with several MedTech companies on expansion plans and advised throughout the entire life cycle of deals. Previously Michelle worked as a hospital doctor and liaison psychiatrist for over a decade, and continues to lecture in ‘medical ethics and law’ at Cambridge University.

Panel: 10:25 – 11:20

Leveraging the power of technology to disrupt health care

This panel will explore emerging areas of health tech that offer some of the biggest opportunities for investors. From what exciting technologies are converging to what new innovations have the potential to disrupt the UK health care industry, this panel will delve into everything from what challenges the sector faces, future predictions for the sector, where they’re investing and more.