Skoll Scholar, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship; Co-Founder, Diagnostics for All
Patrick Beattie is a Skoll scholar at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. A co-founder and the first employee of Diagnostics For All (DFA), a nonprofit medical diagnostics company, he has focused his career on using novel technology to address unmet needs in global health and global development. In six years, DFA has become an established research and development laboratory with field operations in Africa and Asia and a leader in developing paper-microfluidic diagnostics. Beattie’s current interests are in market and supply-chain solutions to expand sub-Saharan health care, especially for chronic disease, to more accessible locations through the use of rapid diagnostic testing.