Roberta Lipson is the founder of United Family Healthcare (UFH) and the Vice Chair of New Frontier Health.

She has over 40 years of experience as a pioneer in the healthcare industry in China. She originally co-founded UFH’s predecessor company Chindex in 1981, expanding the business from China’s top medical equipment distribution company into China’s first and largest foreign-invested healthcare system. UFH now runs 11 hospitals and almost 20 clinics in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Qingdao, Hainan and Shenzhen.

Roberta is an active leader in the business community in Beijing, currently serving for the ninth year as a director and audit committee chair of the US-China Business Council, and enters her seventh term on the AmCham China Board. In 2009, her outstanding contributions in China earned her “The Great Wall Friendship Award”, and in 2014 Roberta was named the inaugural recipient of the AmCham China Pioneer Award.