Andrew Fried is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the Consulting Industry with specific focus on Life Sciences and Healthcare. He has strong professional skills in Management, Digital, AI, IT Strategy, Business Transformation, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Start-ups.
He helps clients address industry imperatives and save lives through the power of cognitive insights. Andrew works with clients to advance the next generation of discovery and development, acting on insights to drive value, enhance relationships across the ecosystem and empowering people to make better decisions.
Andrew Fried was IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Leader, Europe between 2019 and 2021 and Life Sciences Industry Leader, Europe and Global between 2015 and 2019. Prior to transferring to Europe in July 2015, Andrew was IBM Life Sciences Industry Leader for China for 5 years. While in China Andrew worked with many leading multi-national companies and several Chinese Life Sciences companies who were leaders in their respective segment. He retired in February 2021.
Before joining IBM in 2000, Andrew had a successful 14-year career with a leading strategy consulting company. He graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Arts, and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) with a Bachelor of Business. Andrew has a Master of Business Administration from the International University of Japan and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He was a three-term board member on a government enterprise with assets of over $350M. He was a founding director of a successful dot.com start-up in the early 2000s.
Between Jan 2020 and Feb 2021 Andrew was a Board Member of EHTEL – European Health Telematics Association.
Andrew is an advocate of sport and fitness as a gateway to good health. He is passionate about the role of genomics in identifying both the cause of disease and personalized solutions.