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Barry Shrier is a “Visionary Pioneer”. He is a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record in launching new businesses that solve commercial needs with leading-edge innovations.


Barry is a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record in launching new businesses that solve commercial needs with leading-edge innovations. His latest venture is "GIANT Health Events". 



Established for 7 years, GIANT is “Europe’s largest and most valuable international festival of Healthtech innovation” according to The Financial Times. It’s a vibrant, engaged global business community (nearby 200,000 people) and the event enables and commercialises leading Healthtech innovation from around the world. 

Check out Videos of GIANT's conferences on its own virtual event platform










Our vision is to improve the health and well-being of people around the world, by promoting healthcare innovation and supporting health-tech entrepreneurs.

Innovate / Collaborate / Accelerate

Each year we successfully bring together thousands of the world’s leading healthcare tech innovators, investors, global corporates, established SMEs, doctors, hospital managers, government health officials, Healthtech start-ups, and more; to spark productive business collaborations that accelerate better health outcomes.


Our Audience

  • GIANT Health has achieved substantial historical performance for 7 years.

  • Annual event attendance: 200% yearly growth, featuring senior decision-makers.

  • 5100+ registered attendees (2019)

  • 75% of GIANT attendees are in senior-most positions within their organisations. C-Suite, Company Directors, Head of Innovation, etc

  • Numerous countries participate from around the world.

  • 20% are in research and innovation: academics, scientists, technologists and digital transformation.


Interview for WTF Health.

Why GIANT Health Should Make Your Health Innovation Conference List | Barry Shrier of GIANT Health




Our yearly event creates opportunities to connect people who would not have crossed paths otherwise. Barry said: ‘I’m passionate about making the world a better place. Come to the GIANT Health Event and share our vision and mission’.


Professor Shafi Ahmed and Barry Shrier on the Main Stage at GIANT Health 2018


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GIANT Health runs a weekly live TV programme with resident anchor Barry Shrier. Giant Healthy Innovators features passionate personalities from the world of health tech. This is a panel discussion/chat show format: broadcast live with an audience of 55,000 to 75,000 for each show. We discuss leading issues in healthcare tech innovation, talk about case studies illustrating successful tech innovation and implementation, and our vision for a better future where we achieve improved health outcomes at a lower cost. To watch the latest episode and /or apply to participate as a speaker, please check:












Launched in partnership with The Relations Group.

In a noisy stormy sea of opinion and excessive emphasis on "shiny new things", the GIANT THINKING podcast series will emphasize wisdom. The subject matter is  successful innovation in healthcare with the underlying premises including:

  • unprecedented growing demand for healthcare worldwide

  • current supply cannot cope

  • cost of supplying health care services is skyrocketing.

  • tech innovation holds the key to delivering more and better healthcare services at a lower cost.

The recent launch of this programme

went rapidly into the charts on both

Apple and Google podcast platforms.

Check the latest series, please see:



Barry Shrier is also known as the founder of Liberty Electric Cars. In 2007, Barry began working in environmental protection and climate change, founding Liberty Electric Cars. Barry co-invented and patented zero-emissions technology, created to "speed up the roll-out of electric cars". He then founded the Zero Emission Vehicle Foundation, a trade organisation working to eliminate car pollution and therefore help to address global warming.


Barry Shrier was the founder and CEO, then Chairman of The Liberty Electric Cars group of companies. He designed, built and launched the world's first zero-emission high performance SUV; and grew Liberty into a multi-million business with global blue-chip customers including UPS, Lockheed Martin, Tescos, FedEx, McLaren and the British Government. In June 2012 he sold it to GACR, stock market valuation in excess of $100M, resulting in the founding investors earning over 90% compound annual growth.


Barry also founded The Electric Automobile Association (EAA), bringing together zero emission technology suppliers, manufacturers and others to facilitate networking and the exchange of ideas. He has also served as a Director of the Washington DC-based satellite venture LeoTerra, to launch a new constellation of low earth orbit satellites.

Barry Shrier is a well educated and charismatic Leader, with a proven Board-level general management track record demonstrating entrepreneurial courage, ambitious salesmanship, and passionate marketing flair. He is IT literate, with a robust love of the digital revolution.

Barry has founded and managed four businesses, and a Deutsche Bank subsidiary, and brings substantial experience including full profit responsibility, cost control & credit management, budgeting and forecasting, personnel management and motivation, managing investor relations, negotiation, etc.


In 2001, Barry was hired by Deutsche Bank to launch Paybox, the world's first international mobile payment system. Barry was Managing Director for the UK and European spokesman for Paybox and a leading speaker on mobile commerce.


Barry has an MSc in Philosophy from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Politics from Middlebury College, Vermont, USA.

Barry Shrier is a visionary business pioneer; a popular and charismatic public speaker, and has lectured to MBA level. He has given highly rated speeches at international trade congresses and academic institutions – where delegates have voted him as Best Speaker. With extensive media training from The BBC and The Economist, he has appeared on Sky Television, BBC Television and Radio, The Financial Times and numerous publications around the world.


“Barry is one of those rare speakers who can present his case in an inspiring way that can reach both the young who wants to save the planet and the seasoned financier. Barry was instrumental to the success of our panel debate.”
Mauro Tortone, CISI Corporate Finance Forum Committee

Notes for Conference Producers


Barry Shrier often works with conference organisers to develop his Chairmanship role and / or his presentation to meet the particular needs of the event delegates. The result is to maximize the quality of the event with the best Chairman’s leadership, and to produce and deliver the most informative, entertaining, and memorable presentation.

Barry Shrier

Recent Presentation subjects >

  • "High growth and low risk - benefits of investing in healthcare technologies"

  • "Boosting the well-being of people worldwide: how innovation in health-tech does more for less"


Barry Shrier with British First Secretary of State Lord Mandelson


Barry Shrier at Technium


Barry Shrier with British Cabinet Minister Greg Barker


Barry Shrier with US Presidential Candidate Senator

Tom Harkin

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