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Andrew Elder

Deputy Managing Partner

Healthtech UCL Tech Fund

Joined 2005


Andrew is Deputy Managing Partner at AlbionVC, a UK-focused venture capital investor managing approximately £1bn. A former neurosurgeon, he focuses on medical technologies and technology-enabled services to the healthcare and life-science sectors.

He also oversees management of the UCL Technology Fund, a long-standing partnership between AlbionVC and UCL Business. He has invested in sectors ranging from digital health, diagnostics and imaging, machine learning applications and therapeutics, including cell and gene therapies.

Prior to joining AlbionVC he specialised in healthcare strategy at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He holds degrees in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.


Andrew has recently exited from a high-pressure investment into his own health – his pursuit of a series of endurance sports. The father-of-three says he is now most at peace when exercising a little more gently. He can often be found on a board or boat, on a bike, or half-way up a mountain. The AlbionVC leader also spends time helping others via a range of mentoring and charitable roles. 

From Stephen Grellet, a 19thCentury Quaker missionary:
“ I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”


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