Jennifer Hamilton


Senior Director, New Ventures (Canada)

Committee membership

Standing Committee on Ethics


Jennifer Hamilton is the New Ventures lead in Canada for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Innovation. Based in Vancouver, she is responsible for identifying emerging healthcare technologies and business opportunities in Canada in the areas of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer products and digital health. Prior to joining J&J in 2010 she spent 17 years in venture capital as Venture Partner at UK-based Nomura Phase4 Ventures and as Investment Director with Rothschild Asset Management which managed two global publicly traded funds. She has worked as an advisor to early and late-stage companies, venture funds and pension funds giving financing, business development and M&A advice. Jennifer has a MSc and a PhD (Experimental Pathology/Lipid Metabolism) from the University of British Columbia and a BSc(Hon) from the University of Guelph.

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