Joel Schoppig

Joel joined Pitango in 2022 following a decade of strategic and operational leadership at the cutting edge of digital health in Israel, Europe and Africa. Most recently, Joel was VP Strategy at, after joining the company in 2014 as the first non tech hire.

Prior to Joel served as a special advisor to the Minister of Health of Nigeria, supporting the country’s efforts in improving access to health care financing and primary care delivery. Before that, he worked as a management consultant at Kaiser Associates in London focusing on go to market and commercial strategies for major healthcare and industrial companies. Joel started his career as a financial analyst at Citywire.

Joel speaks five languages and has worked and lived in six countries on three continents. Born in Heidelberg, Germany and raised in Basel, Switzerland, Joel moved to the UK for his graduate studies at the London School of Economics and then moved to Africa to combine his passion of HealthTech with creating impact. He holds Masters’ degrees in Economics and Finance from the London School of Economics and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a B.A. in Politics and Economics from the University of Zurich.