Jan-Philipp Beck is CEO of EIT Health and chairs the organisation’s Management Board. He was appointed to the position on 1 February 2018.
Jan-Philipp is passionate about transforming healthcare in Europe through partnership and innovation. As CEO, his overarching objective is to support EIT Health’s vision of connecting the healthcare needs of European citizens with policymakers and its incredible network of over 140 partners to deliver innovative healthcare solutions that can positively transform healthcare outcomes across Europe.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Jan-Philipp was EIT Health’s COO where he contributed significantly to developing the structure, system and processes of the organisation during its establishment phase, as well as managing the organisation’s initial portfolio of projects through active monitoring of performance and impact.
He joined EIT Health in 2015 from EY and previously Deloitte, where his work involved supporting industry, universities and research organisations with the development and roll-out of R&D, innovation projects and related financing concepts.
Prior to this, he was Executive Director of the European Youth Parliament, an educational project of the Schwarzkopf-Stiftung in Berlin, where he oversaw the organisation’s work connecting over 30,000 young people a year across 34 countries.
He holds a MA in Political Science, Economics and English from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany.