Dr Angela Spatharou
Senior Partner and EMEA Industry Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences
Angela is a Senior Partner and EMEA Industry Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences, for IBM Consulting. She has spent over two decades working with health systems, public and private hospitals, insurers and digital innovators on value-based care, digital health and advanced analytics.
Angela was formerly a Partner with McKinsey & Company’s Health Systems and Services Practice in London and leader of the McKinsey Center for Health Improvement in Europe. In her global role, Angela led McKinsey’s Advanced Analytics team for patients with chronic conditions, advising leading US health insurers, Medicaid programmes and private hospitals. She also held geographic leadership roles as head of Healthcare for LATAM and Iberia.
Angela has been a speaker on healthcare, care integration and innovation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, Financial Times, Harvard University Rockefeller Center, UN Women, Biotech Europe, HTID, Friends of Europe et al., as well as at national healthcare conferences across Europe. She has published extensively on healthcare topics, including the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) “Overcoming Obesity” economic analysis report (2014), and, together with the EU’s European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Health), “Transforming Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence” (2020).
Angela holds an M.Phil. and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, as an Onassis Foundation and Cambridge European Trust Scholar. She is a Supervisory Board Member of EIT Health and formerly served as member of the London School of Economics (LSE) Audit & Risk Committee; Board member of Action on Addiction UK; Chair of the Board of Kids’ City Foundation; Advisory Board Member of Healthcare Business International (HBI); and Advisory Board Member of the NCI-funded Center for Research Excellence for Population Health Research on Non-Communicable Disease for Mesoamerica.