Anna van Poucke

Dr. Anna van Poucke

Global Head of Healthcare, KPMG International, and Healthcare Senior Partner

KPMG in the Netherlands

As KPMG International’s Global Head of Healthcare, Anna oversees a team of more than 4,500 healthcare specialists in 45 jurisdictions and revenues of $1.25 billion (USD).

In leading KPMG’s Global Care System Redesign network, she has worked extensively with clients on five continents to futureproof care systems. Previously, Anna was healthcare lead partner for KPMG in the Netherlands where she supervised a number of successful national and regional transformation programs based on design and implementation of new service delivery, reimbursement and governance models and physical infrastructures. She is a respected partner for boards of larger health systems, teaching hospitals and academic centers in developing and implementing longer-term strategies.

The journey towards digital healthcare and the concept of connected healthcare infrastructure are central elements in her work. Anna is the author of several KPMG International publications on topics that include: COVID-19 recovery and resilience, value-based healthcare, out of hospital care provision, and technology-enabled care delivery systems. She is also a highly appreciated speaker at international industry events.

Anna has more than 30 years of healthcare experience in diverse managerial, board and consultancy roles. Her areas of expertise range from M&A to portfolio strategies, financial restructurings, governance model design, regional service redesign and digitized care delivery model development. 

Prior to joining KPMG in 2011, Anna held senior-level positions at several hospitals and academic health sciences centers, where she led transformational projects. As CEO of the Dutch Diagnosis Related-Groups (DRGs) and pricing office, Anna was a major force behind the adoption of DRG systems for healthcare providers and the introduction of a new national healthcare payment system.

Anna has a PhD in Economic Sciences from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Areas of expertise
Digital-driven transformation Health Boards Health Plans Healthcare Healthcare Systems National Health Service Public Hospitals and Medical Services Providers
Education and qualifications
  • PhD, Economic Sciences - Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

  • Mphil, Economic Sciences - University of Wales, Cardiff

  • MSc, Labour and Organization Psychology - Universiteit Tilburg

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