Dr. Joanne Hackett

Dr. Joanne Hackett



Job Title

Head of Genomic and Precision Medicine | Expert in Residence | Board Member | Senior Advisor (Former Chief Commercial Officer)


Exponential View | Kindred Capital VC | World Economic Forum


London, United Kingdom



Speaking Topics

  • Future society
  • MedTech investment and venture funding
  • What is the role of Big Data

Expert Profile

Dr Joanne Hackett is a clinical academic, entrepreneur, investor, and a strategic, creative visionary with global experience spanning successful start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. 

Previously, Joanne was the Chief Commercial Officer at Genomics England and she currently holds several roles including Chair of the Board Of Directors at BIOS Health, Senior Advisor at Flatiron Health and partnerships and alliances at IQVIA, where her role is global in remit and focuses on finding opportunities in genomics. She is also Chair of the Board of Directors at Pexxi, a board member at Mentis Cura, General Partner (Healthcare) at IZY Capital, a Board Member at MeOmics Technology and an Advisor to the Corporate Development Network at MQ.

She was Chief Commercial Officer at Genomics England from 2017 to 2020 and was a lead member of the Business and Investment Committee. As CCO, she was responsible for Genomics England’s industry engagement strategy by developing, managing and accelerating relationships with commercial organizations − creating opportunities for collaboration both nationally and globally