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Anoup Treon is an entrepreneur with a professional background. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1980. In the period 1981-1988, he was an executive in merchant banking which gave him considerable experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, flotations and fund raising.
In 1988 he embarked on his entrepreneurial career. In the period 1988-1990 he provided strategic consultancy services (whilst identifying commercial opportunities) to corporates seeking development funding.
In the period 1990-2012, he stablished four start-ups (Founder, Chairman & CEO) in the healthcare sector.
- Healthsave was established in 1990. Healthsave created an innovative private medical insurance scheme for corporates (eliminated claim forms and introduced managed care-efficient management of claims). In 1994, the company was sold to a listed entity having reached £4m premium income, after a successful launch in a market dominated by major insurers.
- In 1997 he left Healthsave to establish Union Healthcare – in the period May 1998 to December 1996, Healthsave acquired 50 elderly care homes (turnover £51m, 2,000 beds, 2,000 employees), and became the 7th largest care home operator in the UK.
- In 2000 he established *European Care Group (ECUK). In the period 2001 to 2010 ECUK acquired £500m of care homes (2/3rds of the freehold were owned by the group; all the care homes were operated by the group) and became the fifth largest care home operator in the UK with some £130m turnover, 4,500 residents & 4,500 employees.
- In 2009 he established European Care Global Ltd (ECG) which acquired the ECUK rights outside the UK with the objective of creating senior healthcare services in the emerging markets. In 2016, ECG established European Care Global QHCI Ltd (ECGQ), a joint venture between the executives of QHCI & ECG. ECGQ’s focus is the provision of hospital services in the emerging markets.
He has varied business interests and his skill set spans from financial engineering, corporate finance, startups, leading on strategy or growth businesses, and operating large scale groups with focus on establishing robust corporate infra structures.