Joshua Kurtzig is a Senior Advisor to The Asia Group, based in Shanghai, China. Mr. Kurtzig also serves as Managing Director of Tangram Health, an Asia-focused healthcare company that plans, operates, and invests in hospitals and clinics around Asia. Tangram Health provides hospital/clinic planning and operational services to public and private hospitals.
Previously, Mr. Kurtzig worked at United Family Healthcare for eight years. During his time at UFH, he successfully ran two of the group’s hospitals—in Beijing and Ulaanbaatar, developed UFH’s postpartum business, designed UFH’s first self-insurance product, and founded the group’s home-health service. He also developed several new hospital projects in China’s second-tier cities and was responsible for UFH’s postpartum rehabilitation business.
Before moving into healthcare, Mr. Kurtzig worked in investment management for 10 years, working in investments and financial advisory in China and the US. Mr. Kurtzig’s experience in the financial services and investment industry includes time spent at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Stonebridge International, and the International Monetary Fund.
Joshua is a frequent speaker on healthcare issues in China (in Chinese). He holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business, as well as degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Virginia. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and French, and has intermediate Russian.