Ian MathewsAssistant Group Chief Technology Officer at National University Health System
Ian is an Emergency Medicine Physician with the National University Health System (NUHS) with clinical responsibilities at both National University Hospital and Alexandra Hospital. He is also the Assistant Group Chief Technology Officer for the hospital group, focusing on data in healthcare and artificial intelligence solutions for clinical problems, as well as its application to innovation, and enterprise.
Besides his clinical work, Ian teaches as an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he combines classroom academic rigour with practical bedside training. He is also a Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Fellow with experience in patient-centric medical technology, from ideation and innovation through to implementation.
Ian has an avid interest in global health and technology’s application to healthcare, particularly in emerging fields such as blockchain and artificial intelligence. He is the Chief Medical Officer to AEvice health, a respiratory health medical technology (medtech) startup, as well as a founding team member of PRIME Respi, a startup that focuses on chronic lung disease.
He concurrently advises other medtech startups in various fields, and has developed Singapore's first clinician-led co-working space and centre for innovation for medtech called CATALYST. Ian firmly believes that technological solutions can provide access and help reduce inequity in global healthcare delivery.