Philippe Houssiau
Operating Partner at Hg


Philippe joined Hg as an Operating Partner, with a sector focus on healthcare. He has a broad experience in transforming healthcare businesses, consulting and start-ups.

As CEO of Agfa Healthcare he managed the Analog to Digital to IT transition, with many bolt-on acquisitions in Europe and US.  As CEO of Alliance Medical, he restructured the balance sheet and restaged the business for success. Philippe was Senior Partner with PwC and built the global Human Capital and Change Management business. As an entrepreneur he started and sold two businesses in digital imaging and managed services and co-owns a pharmaceutical business in Belgium.

Philippe currently serves as Non-Executive Chairman with one of UK’s leading tele-diagnostics companies as well as a non-executive board member with Brussels Erasme University Hospital.

He holds degrees in Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering and Medical Biotechnology, topped with research (Smith Kline) on HIV and t-PA and management training in Ghent University and Stanford.


Philippe's Insights

Healthcare Tech: Bending the “cost vs care” curve