Rupa is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Digital Health since December 2018. Rupa obtained her PhD from Imperial College London, where she investigated the role of microRNAs and RNA splicing in human stem cell differentiation under the guidance of Dr Nick Dibb and Prof Robert Winston.
Jacqueline is a mental health nurse and health services researcher. Currently, she holds a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) post-doctoral research fellowship, based at St George’s, University of London, leading a nation-wide randomised controlled trial to evaluate digital multi-component resource for carers supporting a loved one affected by psychosis.
Dr Jan David Smeddinck is a human-computer interaction (HCI) researcher and practitioner working as a Lecturer in Digital Health at Open Lab and the School of Computing. He has published broadly on human-computer interaction with adaptable & adaptive motion-based games for health, focusing on the personalization of applications designed to support physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and prevention.
Andrea is Head of Business Development at Neuron Advisers, a quantitative investment management and technology company that manages client capital and provides innovative risk and financial analytics. She started her financial markets career in 2003, working in a variety of roles in blue-chip international asset management firms before moving to the hedge fund sector in 2009 where she has remained since.
Satu is one of Europe’s leading experts in the application of newly-evolved techniques on mental health issues in digital society. In particular, she is driving the use of online services to be able to get professional help to many sufferers at the same time, therefore increasing the number of people helped without sacrificing quality.
Tom Szirtes is founder of London-based immersive technology agency Mbryonic. His background in the video gaming industry through working at Sega inspired him to utilize his skills in a different manner, generating engaging, original VR and AR content for diverse sectors, such as for medical, marketing and education.