Hannah McEwen



Hannah McEwen

Hannah McEwen

Senior R&D Director, Exploratory Innovation

Ethicon Endo-Surgery

Why I'm a JPAL

I am passionate about collaborating across the J&J Enterprise and external to the organization to find innovative solutions to address global healthcare unmet needs.


Hannah is Senior R&D Director, Exploratory Innovation at Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. In this role, she shapes and implements scientific and technical innovation strategies by translating clinical insights into a strong portfolio of technology opportunities, partnering with Strategic Marketing, Business Development and Medical Affairs. Hannah has led global R&D teams to deliver innovative Orthopedic and Surgery solutions for fifteen years, working in the UK and US. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Medical) degree from Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from University of Leeds, UK.


It always seems impossible until it's done.

Nelson Mandela

Fun fact:

My favorite cooking lesson was a class taken in Vietnam.