Building The Future Of Health Insurance with Amit Patel
David interviewed Dr. Amit Patel, Founder and CEO of Peachy, an innovative solution for private health insurance in the UK.
Amit trained as a surgeon and worked in the NHS (National Health Service) for almost six years, he is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and has lectured at Oxford University.
Having always had in interest in business and entrepreneurship, he took the decision to leave medicine and pursue a career in strategy & M&A consulting, in which he worked for five years across financial services, life science and healthcare industries.
He then ran strategy & M&A and was a corporate venture builder for one of the UK’s largest private health insurers, but always had a desire to start his own business.
In 2019, he started Peachy, an innovative new digital platform, providing affordable health insurance products for individuals, freelancers and micro / small businesses.
The journey for Peachy has included obtaining regulatory approval, partnering with an insurer, raising capital, navigating market changes due to Brexit and withstanding the Covid pandemic. We finish by talking a little about the challenges of starting a business and the rewards that can be achieved.
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