Non-Executive Director – Medical Devices – Business Development – Ref.: JVM200122NH

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 Non-Executive Director 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 NED will act as a sounding board to the directors and provide guidance on the company’s strategy. The role holder will ensure 52 North Health is managed effectively, and an appropriate governance framework is in place and provide scrutiny, oversight and strategic input to the company in the pursuit of its aim to become the leader in its field. Key will be providing leadership, support and supervision to the CEO and senior management team and ensuring effective relationships between all board members and stakeholders. The NED will support business development including client or conference presentations and identify opportunities for 52 North Health such as new collaborators, products or services. The NED will also enable access to useful contacts and networks.

The role holder will be a board-level experienced Non-Executive Director or Executive Director with a track record  of building and scaling companies ideally in the medical devices sector. The NED will bring strategy development, governance, business development and operational experience and a strong understanding of go-to-market strategies in the medical device sector. 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 biotech/MedTech environment would be most helpful.

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