Sebastien Ourselin is Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, King’s College London and Deputy Director of the London Medical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value Based Healthcare. Prior to this, he was at University College London where he served as Vice-Dean for Health (Faculty of Engineering) and Director of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering.
He has over 20 years of experience within academia and research organisations across three countries. Alongside Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, he is leading the establishment of a MedTech Hub, located at St Thomas’ campus. The vision for the Hub is to create a unique infrastructure, enabling academia, industry and the NHS to work in synergy and develop health technologies (including medical devices), workforce and operational improvements that will be of global significance.
He has significant experience in translating and commercialising healthcare technology and is a co-founding member of two academic spin-out companies, BrainMiner Ltd (which utilises machine learning algorithms for brain image analysis) and Hypervision Surgical Ltd (which aims to deliver artificial intelligence -enabled hyperspectral imaging in the operating room).
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (FIPEM, 2021) and Fellow of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (FMICCAI, 2016).