Rupert Hipwell is the Strategic Business Manager for Philips' Hospital to Home business. He has been with Philips for five years and played a key role in developing new service-based business models and strategies designed to address the changing needs of hospitals and health care providers. He has experience in imbedding innovation and risk-sharing in managed service contracts through Philips imaging business and has played a central role in extending Philips’ UK health care activities into home health care supporting Philips’ contribution to the UK government-led Whole System Demonstrator, dallas and 3millionlives projects.
More recently, Rupert has championed the introduction of a new global business group, ‘HISS’ which offers solutions, data analytics and consulting services. Rupert has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol and an MBA from the Open University.