Hoda Abou-Jamra
Founding Partner, Managing Director Southeast Asia
Singapore, UAE

Hoda Abou-Jamra is a Founding Partner and Managing Director Asia of TVM Capital Healthcare in Singapore.

In 2007, Hoda was the driving force behind the establishment of TVM Capital Healthcare in the MENA region. She later expanded the business to Singapore to improve access to affordable quality healthcare in Southeast Asia. Her global expertise in business development and fundraising has helped her to build and develop a successful healthcare-dedicated private equity firm which combines strong commercial value creation with measurable impact creation in its core Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of access to care, job creation, and 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. Hoda is also the chairperson of Alina Vision, an ophthalmology hospital group based in Vietnam. 

She is a regular speaker and commentator in the private equity and healthcare arena and is a major advocate of impact investing and promoting diversity and gender equality within finance.

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, in order to support gender-smart investing.

Hoda has also been appointed to 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.