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Dr Sylvia Hach is a clinician, scientist, academyEX academic advisor and founder of Powerx2, a healthcare practice with a focus on the intersection between body and brain health. Sylvia is passionate about the empowerment of her clients through any approaches, including technology. As a scientist and clinician, Sylvia recognises the need for solutions to be evidence-based but also practical for everyday life - whatever that might look like for any one person.

Holding degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience including a PhD from Max-Planck, Sylvia has contributed to the body of scientific literature in fundamental and applied aspects of physical and mental health. Sylvia’s passion lies in research that has the power to make a difference in people’s lives. She has worked in teaching and research institutes in Europe and New Zealand, exploring important questions around stroke, depression and pain (see here for publications). As an academic supervisor Sylvia, has applied her research skills in diverse projects including health, social science and education. At Tech Futures Lab, Sylvia advises current Master’s candidates, ensuring a strong evidence base is part of every project plan.