Chairperson – Medical Devices – Business Development – Ref.: JVM180122NH

Open NED Vacancies
  • Date posted: 21st January 2022
Job Description

52 North Health is a dynamic and ambitious Cambridge-based start-up, founded in 2018 with a mission to bring healthcare closer to people through affordable, cutting-edge technology. We are at an exciting and fast-paced stage of the company’s growth, working to develop NeutroCheck, an innovative point-of-care medical device with the potential to significantly improve safety and quality of life for cancer patients.

They are seeking a Chair to bring an external, independent perspective to the business, open opportunities to connect with strategic partners and collaborators, help develop the business, and ensure risks are suitably managed. The Chair will act as a sounding board to the directors and provide guidance on the company’s strategy, the key will be leading the monthly board meetings and ensuring 52 North Health is managed effectively, and an appropriate governance framework is in place; provide scrutiny, oversight and strategic input to the company in the pursuit of its aim to become the leader in its field. The Chair will provide leadership across the business and support to the CEO and senior management team.  and ensure an effective relationship between all board members and stakeholders. The Chair will support business development including client or conference presentations and identify opportunities for 52 North Health such as new collaborators, products or services. The Chair will also enable access to useful contacts and networks.

The role holder will be an experienced Chair with a track record of building and scaling companies ideally in the medical devices sector. The Chair will bring strategy development, governance, business development and operational experience and a strong understanding of go-to-market strategies. it would be most helpful if the role holder has knowledge of the international regulatory and reimbursement landscape and of commercialising and scaling innovative technologies. Experience of successful fundraising within a MedTech environment is required.

For more information or to apply please contact Umaima Ahmad Co-Founder & CEO, 52 North Health Ltd at  E: