Health Technology Entrepreneur in Residence, F-Prime and Eight Roads
Parker is a technology strategist who has held executive roles in the healthcare and the telecom industry. Parker is the current Health Technology Entrepreneur in Residence at two Fidelity backed funds, F-Prime (Biotech & Therapeutics Fund) and Eight Roads (Tech Fund) where he focusses on Series A&B Health Technology Venture opportunities in Europe & Israel. Parker’s specific area of investment focus is Genomics & Informatics – looking for companies that will accelerate the translation of molecular insights in cancer and rare disease into the clinic.
Parker’s NHS experience includes Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation at Europe’s premier Children Hospital, Great Ormond Street, and Chief Technology Officer at Virgin Care. Parker was motived to join the health sector after his 4-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2012.
Before 2012, Parker was an executive in the telecom sector: Roles include Vice President for Strategy & Marketing for Alcatel Lucent’s global wireless & IP divisions; Prime Minister’s Strategy unit on telco policy; Head of Strategy for the GSMA; Telecom Equity Research at Sanford Bernstein.
Parker has a degree in Physics and Philosophy from Durham and
lives in London with his wife and two daughters. His main passion outside of work is classical music.
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