Dr Joel Hooper
Non-Executive Director, Sharon Faye Foundation
BSc (Hons), PhD (University of London)
Dr Joel Hooper spent the early part of his career as a researcher in genetics and cell biology, working at the world-class research centres, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry and at the Chester Beatty Laboratories of the Institute of Cancer Research, University of London. The work focused on topics ranging from the molecular genetics of cardiovascular disease through to understanding how important proteins work during lymphocyte development, yielding publications in renowned medical journals such as The Lancet, EMBO Journal and Immunology. In order to pursue broader interests, Joel then worked as a consultant to Sharon Faye at Clear Perceptions on a range of topics including defining with Sharon the new concept of Emotional Strength. Joel then worked for over eight years at IQVIA, a Fortune 500 company specialized in human data science in the healthcare and life sciences industries, with four years as a management consultant and four years in management roles in Business Operations. Over that time, Joel has led merger and acquisition integration programs and led the company’s operational Artificial Intelligence and Robotics efforts. Joel was one of the founding directors of the Sharon Faye Foundation since its inception in 2015. Joel was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Pathology and Pharmacology from the University of Western Australia in 2001, a PhD in Biology from the University of London in 2006, and in 2020 completed The Regenerative Practitioner development program with the Regenesis Institute for Regenerative Practice. Joel has one (wonderful) daughter and is an avid student of modern art, design and literature, an amateur artist, writer, coffee lover and tennis enthusiast. He shares his time between London and Heidelberg, Germany.