The Team

HVA's founders & advisors are world-class specialists in healthcare, AI driven health analytics, medicine & insurance, with global experience in cancer care value transformation.


Senior Leadership Team

Matt Hickey

Founder & CEO

A Senior Medical Radiation Therapist, ex-head of Head of Cancer, AXA Health Insurance. 15 years in cancer service delivery, transformation strategy design and implementation in pharma, insurance and hospitals. Visiting lecturer - University Cite Paris School of Medicine, Value-Based Healthcare Graduate Programme. Co-chair of the All.Can International (NGO) Research and Evidence Working group. Matt is also a serial author and international presenter in health outcomes and value transformation.

Adele Youngs

Chief Operating Officer

A global business leader and founder for over 25 years. Board member and former President of international associations. Adele has a wealth of experience in marketing and operations in complex global environments, especially with start up businesses.

Dr Vivek Muthu

Director of Strategy & Growth 

A medical doctor, entrepreneur, board member, business strategist and advisor. Ex-British Medical Journal, leading clinical value assessment of drugs medical devices. Founder of Bazian Ltd (acquired by the Economist), Economist Group lead of VBHC and launched EIU Healthcare.



Peter Pitts

International Policy

President, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Former Associate Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration

Dr Jane Lyle

Senior Analyst

Mathematician. Ex Ernst Young

Dr John Kalafut

Technology & AI

Co-Founder – Asher Orion Group (US)

Duncan Moore


Ex-Head of Healthcare Analytics – Morgan Stanley

Paul O'Conner


Founder - Pacific Knowledge Systems (AUS)