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We cover private healthcare services in Europe and across the Developing World. Our aim is to provide insights and comprehensive, systematic and structured coverage. Our news and analysis is independent, often original and informed. Our journalists specialise in specific sectors - identify the right person from the list below. We are all interested in the hospital sector!

Max Hotopf - Founder and Chairman

Max Hotopf is the Founder and Chairman of Healthcare Business International. He has previously worked for the Daily Mail and has written for the Financial Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian. A Durham University graduate, he set up the business in 2008. He is particularly interested in healthcare reform, brand and the impact of the web on patient choice and behaviour.
max@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Julian Turner - CEO

Julian Turner brings a lifetime of B2B publishing experience to HBI. CEO of Stock Market-listed Electric Word for 17 years, he built it from zero to a successful exit via a recommended takeover offer in 2017. He previously held senior positions at Euromoney and The Guardian. He has an MA in History from Cambridge University and a strong interest in education as a non-exec director at Camden Learning and chair of a rapidly-improving local community school.
julian@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Lee Murray - Director of Commercial Strategy

Graduating with an MSc in International Business Management from the University of Kent in England, Lee has international experience having worked in Canada, Saudi Arabia and the UK. He has previously worked in research and project management in renewable energy and human capital development before first joining first as a journalist and then becoming Director of Commercial Strategy.
lee@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

David Farbrother - Editor

David is an award-nominated journalist who has spent years editing local newspapers in Surrey and Sussex, and writing freelance for the national press. Having trained on the news desk of the Surrey Mirror newspaper, he went on to roles as chief reporter and content editor at various local news titles across the South-East before becoming editor of Healthcare Business International.
david@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Rubén de Diego - Research and Database Manager

Technical Architecture graduate from the University of Alicante, Spain. Previous to joining HBI International has worked as researcher and project manager in the Market Research sector and Recruitment, where he worked as an Account Manager specializing in IT/Finance for LATAM and US regions. His role in HBI include: resourcing, management of market research campaigns and management of the products 'TOP 1,300 Private Operators in Europe' and 'TOP 700 Private Operators in Emerging Markets'.
ruben@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Zhasmina Simeonova - Marketing Executive

Zhasmina graduated with an MSc in Psychology of Advertising from Lancaster University. Prior to joining Healthcare Business International, Zhasmina worked for multiple startups, supporting their digital marketing and communications.
zhasmina@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Mark Hughes - New Business Development Executive

Graduated in Tourism Management in Seville, Spain. Previously worked in financial rating agencies in Madrid on the marketing and account management. After a few years there he took a trading job with a more international exposure, selling to South East Asia, Europe, South America and parts of Africa. Languages: Spanish and Portuguese
mark@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Victor Reis - New Business Development Executive

Adaptable, hardworking individual with a varied professional profile within business development and sales. Excellent interpersonal skills, developed through a series of client-oriented roles, in various international locations. Works productively in environments that are target-driven and results orientated. Strong track record of exceeding sales targets. Flexible and enthusiastic team player.
victor@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Cameron Murray - Reporter

Cameron is a graduate of University College London. He previously undertook research roles for HBI before joining editorial. Has a background in financial journalism having spent 18 months in Paris covering the real estate market. Languages: French.
cameron@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Anaïs Charles - Reporter

Anais is an MA graduate in investigative journalism from City, University of London. Prior to joining HBI she was an intern with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and has a background in video journalism. Languages: French & Italian.
anais@healthcarebusinessinternational.com

Rachel Lewis - Reporter

Rachel is post-graduate journalist from the University of Sheffield. She has previously worked for TIME magazine and Fortune, covering current affairs, business and culture news and has written freelance for Vice.
rachel@healthcarebusinessinternational.com