Hoda Abou-Jamra is the Founding Partner of the firm, and Managing Director Asia of TVM Capital Healthcare in Singapore (regulated by MAS).
In 2007, Hoda was the driving force behind the establishment of TVM Capital Healthcare in the MENA region, and expanded the business to Singapore a couple of years later, to improve access to affordable, quality healthcare in Southeast Asia. Her global expertise in business development and fundraising has helped her to built and develop a very successful, healthcare dedicated private equity firm, that combines strong commercial value creation with measurable impact creation in its core Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as access to care, job creation, diversity and inclusion.
Hoda currently holds board positions at Manzil Healthcare Services, a female-founded, dedicated provider of professional home care and home nursing services headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Amecath Medical Technologies, a Medical Devices company with global distribution networks.
She is a regular speaker and commentator in the private equity and healthcare arena, and a major advocate of solid corporate governance, ESG investing, promoting diversity and gender equality. Hoda is a member of 100 Women in finance and was a founding Chair of the 30% Club’s MENA chapter, working with multi-sector leaders to achieve even representation of women on boards and in senior level positions. She is a member of WBL Women Leading in Healthcare and of the Dubai Business Women Council, and a member of PhiSB, an invitation only network of females who are exceptional in their potential, achievements and drive to make positive impact. Hoda is also leading the firm’s active contributions to 2X Global, to support gender-smart investing.
Most recently she was appointed for the International Advisory Council (IAC) of Mass General, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. The International Advisory Council (IAC) at Mass General brings together global industry and thought leaders with significant experience and perspective on international business and policy.
Before co-founding TVM Capital Healthcare, she was the CEO of Boston BioCapital, a U.S.-based firm that provided strategic advice, due diligence services, business plan conception, business development and consulting services within the U.S. and European biotech industries. She is also a founder of The BioExec Institute, Boston, a non-profit think tank for the healthcare industry. Hoda graduated from the Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University in Boston, with a degree in Pharmacy.