Pivox Health





Joanne An Hsu, Founder

Joanne is the Founder of Pivox Health. Prior to founding Pivox, Joanne led the creation of GIANT Health Event, the most valuable healthcare innovation annual gathering for 1500+ healthcare professionals in Europe. Her past work includes developing partnerships and providing strategic support for healthcare startups at Health-Tech Innovation LABS. Joanne received an M.A. in Innovation Management from the University of Manchester. 


Farid Khan, Partner

Dr. Farid Khan is an award-winning scientist and innovator who has worked in drug discovery at GlaxoSmithKline and obtained a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Dr. Khan has developed drugs for rare diseases biosensors and imaging agents for cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Khan holds at research associate position at The University of Cambridge and The University of Manchester. He has been independently acknowledged as a leader in the UK’s healthcare business community and has a proven track record of innovation.

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Alan Barrell, partner

Alan has worked in Health Care and Medical Research, as Chairman and Chief Executive of large multi-national companies and smaller technology start-ups. He teaches in Universities in UK, Europe, North America and Asia with Professorships in European and Chinese Universities. He has raised and managed a Venture Capital Fund and, is a Business Angel Investor and Trustee of charities. His current work is focussed heavily on the development of UK-China Trade and Relationships including cross-continental investment. Most recently appointed Chairman of a 3billion RMB Chinese Technology Venture Fund.