Dr Amandeep Hansra
Main Sequence Ventures
Dr Amandeep Hansra is a practising GP and an expert in digital health and innovation. Alongside her clinical work, she currently works as a Principal at Main Sequence Ventures (CSIRO’s Innovation Fund) bringing her nearly two decades of clinical experience to her approach in picking great impactful companies for investment in the health sector.
Amandeep is also the NSW clinical lead for the Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AUSCEP). Amandeep is the Chair of Coviu Global, a board director and council member of AMA NSW, board director of ACHSI, board director of Molemap AU/NZ and is a Digital Health Adviser for the Australian Digital Health Agency.
She was the founder of Creative Careers in Medicine, an organisation with 18,000 members, that supports doctors in navigating careers off the beaten path. Her goal is to ensure we have doctors with the right skill sets for the jobs of the future.
She is also a co-founder of Australian Medical Angels, one of the world's largest syndicates of angels in the medical space. She has a Bachelor of Medicine (honours) from the University of Newcastle, a Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from James Cook University and a Global Executive MBA from the University of Sydney. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of GPs and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health at the University of Sydney.
Amandeep was awarded a 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health Award by Telstra Health and the 2022 National Leadership Award by the University of Newcastle. Amandeep is passionate about innovation in the health sector, clinician wellbeing and supporting entrepreneurship in healthcare.