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By pulling together like-minded investors, developers and creative minds, and feeding that team with a funnel of clinically derived innovations – a factory of world class, medical grade devices can be commercially created for the benefit of its patients, and the NHS, with funds feeding back into UHS and its partners.


To transform health through the ongoing development of effective and profitable innovations.


From Idea to Industry

IDC Leadership Team

Jason Mawer

Chief Executive Officer

Jason Mawer CEO

Jason has 30+ years experience as an Advisor, Managing Director, Founder and CEO

He is a driven, multi-functional leader with a demonstrated history of working across commercial, and non-profit markets. Jason is skilled in go-to-market strategy, product development and funding. Innovative and entrepreneurial by nature enabling, he has expertise in building and leading teams to satisfy short-term business objectives while planning for future expansion and scale requirements.


Jason was previously Vice President Europe GTM, Sutherland, and developed a strategy to expand pan-European footprint against a background of internal delivery challenges and lack of local leadership.


During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jason initiated the Help NHS Heroes project to set up a network of ‘pop-up supermarkets’ for NHS staff. It  supported 19 hospitals and 27 care homes, provided over 5,000 grocery boxes and distributed over 45,000 pieces of PPE. This project received a 'highly commended' by the Management Consulting Association 2021 Awards

Additionally, he is Co-Founder of – a digital video on demand service, free of charge to its users, and supported by advertising. It features in Scandinavia as part of Samsung Plus and is growing in Asia as part of LG Channels.

He has also been Managing Director of Mercury Media Group – facilitating funding and lending ($1m-$100m) into the media industry during a period of unprecedented upheaval and changing operating landscape.

Specialties: #Management #Startups #Consulting #Strategy

Simon Osman

Chief Investment Officer

Simon Osman CIO

Simon has 22+ years experience as an Advisor, Founder and CEO across multiple sectors

He is a highly experienced founder / growth phase CEO in the health, technology and telecoms industries.

Simon has a proven track record of taking new ventures through start up and growth fundraising phases to successful exits.


Previous to IDC, Simon was an early investor and advisor in – a software engineering agency and talent manager provider, he founded Viastak – an Infrastructure as a service company, and iFollowOffice, the first desktop as a service company. He became CEO of – a shared workspace business and built RunSpace a co working software platform… to name a few.

Today, he remains Managing Partner of Greybeard – an impact Advisory & Investment strategy fundraising business, and Co-Founder and CEO of – a virtual health platform build company.

Specialties: #Healthcare #Entreprenurship #Fundraising #Technology

Phil Rogers

Chief Operations Officer

Phil Rogers COO

Phil has 20 years of business experience working in Technical, Operational and Solution Development roles

He is a strong business executive with global and cross vertical experience. Having excelled in several different areas of business has resulted in Phil having depth and breadth in blending people, process and technology.

He has an adaptability to grasp complex and multi-factorial issues with speed. Possessing an entrepreneurial drive he can establish a strategic vision and find the most appropriate, sustainable solution to drive key business metrics, based on forecasted outcomes.

During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Phil worked with our CEO Jason to operationalise the Help NHS Heroes project to set up a network of ‘pop-up supermarkets’ for NHS staff. Phil was COO/CTO.

Other roles have included Solutions Design Director as – bringing together cross-functional leadership of sales, account management, product management and delivery teams to develop consistent pan-European go-to-market strategy, and Head of Sales (EMEA) as SaleCycle – transformation of sales team including personnel, structure and market messaging to improve key business metrics for sustainable sales growth.

Phil is also currently the Solutions Director at Sutherland – designing global business process and customer experience transformation programs to drive improved customer outcomes and optimized human capital operating models.


Specialties: #Technology #Operations #Personnel

Paul Rowden

Head of Regulatory

Paul Rowden Regulatory Consultant

Paul is a global Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs specialist with over twenty three years’ experience in the Medical Devices & IVD sectors.

Accredited as an Internationally Certified Principal Auditor, Paul has been instrumental in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs strategy for large medical device / IVD manufacturers. With an impeccable record, he has successfully guided over 500 clients to ISO, FDA, Canadian and CE compliance with the development and improvement of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Technical Files.

Paul's extensive knowledge within the Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance profession has seen him hold key positions as an Internationally Certified Principal and Lead Auditor.

Paul is also Director of European Device Solutions Ltd, a professional quality and regulatory affairs consultancy, representing Medical Device businesses and products through the ISO 13485:2016 registration of CE marking, complaint handling and adverse incident report processes.

Specialties: #Regulatory #Compliance #MedicalDevices #internationalCertification 

IDC Leadership

Team of Specialists

Team of Specialists

IDC Board



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Invested in health

Using investment to drive for individual wellness and better hospital care

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Products with purpose

Developing products that are relevant to the markets in which we work

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People at the centre

Human empathy, improving lives, keeping focused on people

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Ideas for change

It all starts with a spark of an idea, we make it viable and ready to launch

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Entrepreneurial spirit

Start-up mindset, agile, can-do attitude, market-focussed


Facilitate pioneering innovation at NHS through the utilisation of commercial skills, experience, and networks.


To transform health through the ongoing development of effective and profitable innovations.

The IDC philosophy

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