Redefining Care: Koa Health

Learn more about the company partnering with Janssen to bring high-quality, accessible, scaleable, and affordable therapeutic solutions.

As the demand for mental health services increases in the wake of the pandemic, this company is working to provide solutions. Learn more about Koa Health from its CEO, Oliver Harrison.

Visit the Koa Health website here. Read more about their Janssen Partnership announcement here.

Oliver Harrison is CEO of Koa Health. He qualified as a medical doctor (Cambridge) and practiced for six years with postgraduate training in both psychiatry (London) and public health (Johns Hopkins).

Oliver spent five years in McKinsey Health Tech practice, working on health data and tech projects around the world. In 2006, he was recruited to help build a modern healthcare system in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He spent seven years as Director of Public Health, designing and building systems to collect health data, implementing care standards, and promoting healthy behaviors. The team delivered leading results in diabetes, cardiovascular, cancer, accidents and mental health leading to 60 academic publications.

Oliver serves on the WHO Roster of Experts for Digital Health, the Expert Panel for implementing the Wellcome Trust’s mental health strategy, and the Board of Guy’s and St Thomas’s (the largest hospital in the British NHS).