Dr. Marcus Ranney completed his Bachelor of Science and Medical degrees from University College Medical School in London. His passion for sports and extreme medicine and physiology has stemmed from more than a decade of conducting field research across the planet. His expeditions have led him climbing the faces of Everest, skiing across the Arctic and traversing the European Alps. He has served as a medical officer in the Royal Air Force fueling his desire for flight and at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for one of the space shuttle’s missions to the International Space station.
After practicing clinical medicine in London, he made the transition to Mumbai where for the past six years he has worked within the Healthcare industry as a consultant, for both private and public sector. Leveraging his network and domain expertise to advise and develop strategies for a variety of healthcare clients. Since 2015, Marcus has been part of the team at RoundGlass Partners, an international digital health and wellness organisation committed to making an impact in peoples lives from birth through to old age. As vice president in the investment team, his responsibilities involve seeking out and investing in the right technologies and entrepreneurs, for RoundGlass to create an ecosystem of world class collaborative digital platforms that together work towards improving the health and wellness of an individual through the power of mobile technology.
Marcus has always been a person of many interests. He continues to expand his spheres of influence across different spheres through strategic mentorship and advisory roles to various startups. In his own time, he works with several NGO's in his capacity as a World Economic Forum's Global Shaper – Curator of the Mumbai Hub. He is a keen athlete and regularly participates in Half Marathons and Triathlons and is also working on his own first book, in the field of popular science