Avril Copeland is a chartered physiotherapist and Founder/CEO of TickerFit, a digital healthcare company based in Dublin and London. With a background in exercise science and physiotherapy, Avril had the idea for TickerFit while working in the Irish public hospital system. Together with her cofounder/CTO, Greg Balmer, they have built a technology which enables health professionals to prescribe, deliver and monitor personalised interventions of exercise and education, to patients currently living with or at risk of chronic conditions. The TickerFit technology is currently deployed in multiple sites throughout Ireland and the UK both in primary care, supporting patients at risk of cardiovascular disease, and secondary care in cardiac rehabilitation. TickerFit will begin its first USA based trial May 2017. TickerFit, in association with the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health are currently developing a solution to support of children living with long term illnesses. Avril is also a keen sports woman, having represented Ireland in hockey and expedition adventure racing.