Phil Offer

About Phil Offer
  • CEO, George Health Technologies, The George Institute for Global Health
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Phil Offer is CEO of George Health Technologies, a mentor to social enterprises and Chairman of an education based arts organisation. George Health Technologies is a 'profit for purpose' organisation owned by the George Institute for Global Health with operations in Australia, China and India. Its software delivers a step change in the treatment of multiple chronic diseases by the primary health sector through new delivery models. Developed over the last 10 years, the software has been tested on over 300,000 patients across Asia and clinically proven to deliver improved results. Phil leads the scale up with commercial partnerships across Australia, China and India. The George Institute is one of AVPN's early members and has a global focus with 4 Research and Development centres worldwide. Its focus is on non-communicable diseases and how to translate the research to improve the health of millions worldwide. The Times Higher Education Supplement rated it as the top independent medical research institute in Australia and number two in Asia. One of its co-founders Stephen MacMahon is a past winner of EY's social entrepreneur of the year.

Phil has worked in the health technology and telco sectors for 22 years. Before joining the George he was CEO of MedicalDirector, the software division of Healius Ltd (formerly Primary Health Care) where he led the organisations turnaround and successful sale in 2016. Prior to this Phil worked at Singtel Optus gaining broad based experience in executive roles across marketing, digital sales, product and finance.

Phil has a Masters in Arts in Economics at Cambridge and originally trained as an Accountant with the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also Chairman of Poetry in Action - an education based arts organisation that reaches over 80,000 students across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Phil can be contacted at poffer@george-health.com

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Solving healthcare challenges in urban Asia

25 Jun 2019

Asia’s unprecedented growth brings strong development in emerging markets but also demographic and social challenges of various forms. In Asia’s more developed and urban economies like Japan, Korea, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and specific parts of Thailand and China, there…Read More

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