Dr Lindeman has a dual-track experience as both a Harvard MBA and former UK National Health Service doctor. In recent years, she has been supporting start-ups in orthopaedic medical devices in business development and operational functions. Her original background is in strategic advisory and portfolio-building roles across multiple industries. After spending a 10+ years in that space, Dr Lindeman embarked on a career as a physician in her 30s. Thanks to her unconventional background, she has a broad and unique insight into the needs and motivations of life sciences stakeholders and she is passionate about applying these insights to benefit patients, providers and investors. Ileana loves spending time outdoors with her family including dachshund and — with variable results — will eagerly engage in diy.