Dr Nick de Pennington

Founder & CEO

Nick is the Founder and CEO at Ufonia who brings to the team his background as a neurosurgeon with 15 years experience delivering frontline patient care and digital projects across regional health systems. Nick has an MA in Neurophysiology from the University of Cambridge, a BM BCh in Medicine, and a MBA with distinction from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He used to row, then did a few triathlons (including getting comprehensively beaten by his wife in an Ironman on their wedding anniversary!) and now runs, cycles and occasionally swims. He’s an alumnus of Michael Porter’s Value Based Healthcare course at HBS and is ambitious and optimistic about the potential of technology to fix the systematic challenges facing health services across the world.