1 Dr. Pervez Ahmed, CEO & Managing Director of Max Healthcare Institute Ltd. Dr. Ahmed was born in Shillong, Assam and had his Indian School Certificate Examination completed from St. Edmunds School followed by Pre-Medical at Hindu College, New Delhi and MBBS from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. After one and a half year residency at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi he proceeded to New York, where he had completed Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellow-ship in Cardiology. He is Board Certified in Internal and Cardiovascular disease and is also a Certified Medical Director. Since 1977 he has been involved in academic Medicine at SUNY, Downstate. He has been Physician In-charge of ICU and been Director of Critical Care Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Centre. Dr. Pervez Ahmed has been an active participant in healthcare related fields especially in development of standards of critical care medicine in New York. He has been Course Director of many Internal Medicine and Cardiology review courses at Brookdale and participant in clinical studies. He was also responsible for a start up extended care Rehab facility in New York. He has extensive experience in Healthcare Management. Dr. Ahmed Perez was a Board Member of Max Healthcare Institute Ltd. from 2005 to 2007, and then Executive Medical Director from , and now CEO & Managing Director of Max Healthcare Institute Ltd. Mutasim M. Y. Z. Alireza, Managing Director, Magrabi Hospitals & Centers Mutasim Alireza, is a Saudi national, born in 1960 in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. He completed his High school education in the U.K., undergraduate and graduate studies in management from the U.S.A ending with an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles Mutasim has been working in the healthcare Industry in the Middle East for the last 25 years. Thirteen years at AMI Saudi Arabia LTD, to eventually become its CEO.AMI had the management contracts for six of the largest specialized & general governmental Hospitals in Saudi Arabia with a total of 2100 beds. In 1997 AMI& Mutasim partnered with Magrabi
2 Hospitals ¢ers (MHC),the leading specialized provider of Opthalmology, ENT & Dental services in the Middle East. Under his leadership as CEO of MHC since 1997, MHC expanded the number of its locations from 6 to 24 hospitals and surgical centers in six different countries across the Middle East & Egypt, achieved JCI accreditation, and quadrupled the turnover& today treating more than 600,000 patients annually. Mutasim is also the elected head of the Healthcare committee at the chamber of commerce in Jeddah as well as being on the healthcare Board of Makkah region & founding Board member of Ebsar charity organization for the blind as well as the not for profit, Saudi institute for health services. MHC vision is to be the leading, most reputable & recognized sub specialized provider of Ophthalmology, ENT & Dentistry services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Dr. Alejandro J. Ayón, Chief Medical Officer, Hospital Metropolitano Dr. Ayón is currently CMO of Hospital Metropolitano in Managua where he is in charge of Medical structure and relationship and quality standards. In addition, he has established the Committees of the Medical Staff encourage the compromise of doctors with the hospital; actualize the bylaws and reglamentation of the medical staff. He is involved in all the Committees of the Hospital and was also involved in the accreditional process with the International Joint Commission (IJC). He is a Member of the Hospital Innovation Committee. Organize and proposes new ideas for the Strategic Planning. Prior to taking this position, Dr. Ayón was Chief of Pediatric Service at Hospital Metropolitano, from July 2002 May 2006 He also held the position of Dean at Catholic University Redemptoris Matter in Managua, Nicaragua
3 Dr Nayeem Azim, ACOMET Hospital, Afghanistan A graduate of Kabul Medical Institute, Dr Nayeem Azim arrived in the United Kingdom as a refugee from Afghanistan in Through hard work and perseverance he qualified to work as a doctor in the UK in 1997 and in 2000 completed his postgraduate training in family medicine. He managed his own medical practice in North London and, with the support of the British Medical Association, the UK National Health Service and others founded a college for overseas doctors called North Central London College. In 2002 Dr Azim returned to Afghanistan, initially as an adviser to the WHO. He went on to develop a new hospital and training center, ACOMET, adjacent to Kabul University. ACOMET opened in 2007 and is already one of Kabul s most trusted private hospitals and training centers its medical training course having received accreditation from the UK Royal College of General Practitioners. Dr. Jacob Bergsland, Co-Founder, BH Heart Center Dr. Bergsland graduated from the University of Oslo Medical Faculty in 1972 and completed his residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNYAB in He is currently Medical Director at the BH Heart Center, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to this, he held the position of Cardiac Surgeon, at the Interventional Center, Rikshospitalet and was Director Center for Less Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, New York from 1997 to He has received certification from the American Board of Surgery in 1992 and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery in He has undertaken many consultancies, including: Cardiothoracic Systems Inc, Cupertino CA (Consultant for Off pump coronary bypass surgery product line); Guidant Corporation Inc, Minneapolis, Minn. (Consultant for Off pump coronary bypass surgery product line and Medtronic Inc, Minneapolis, Minn. (Consultant for Off pump coronary
4 bypass surgery product line). Dr. Bergsland has 123 publications in peer reviewed journals and more than 50 published abstracts and numerous international and domestic presentations. Anthony Cabrelli, Development Director New Markets, Bupa Group Following university, where he obtained a BA in Business Studies with Comparative Economic Development, Mr. Cabrelli began his career in 1985 as a management consultant. He worked for three years for Management Horizons, a leading international strategic consultancy, and then Verdict (now part of Data monitor). He joined the Group Strategy Department of Axa PPP Healthcare in 1990, where he became involved in new business developments, business process re-engineering, acquisitions and international healthcare development. In 1994, he moved to Bupa to progress the Group s international development agenda. This role involved him in a wide range of projects covering new business start-ups, acquisitions and joint ventures across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. Notably, he project-managed the start-up of Bupa Middle East (Bupa s specialist health insurance company in Saudi Arabia), and Bupa Ireland (Bupa s previous specialist health insurance business in Ireland). In 1999, Mr. Cabrelli began working for Bupa International (Bupa s expatriate medical insurance business) where he focused on the development of strategic distribution alliances and the management of new ventures. He was subsequently responsible for global distribution and development and, when Bupa International acquired IHI Danmark in 2005, took global sales and development responsibility for the enlarged business. Since January 2008, he has been Development Director New Markets for the Bupa Group where he has been accountable for shaping the strategy for Bupa s entry into new international markets. His exceptional work during his career at Bupa was recognized in March 2008 when he received the Bupa Group s Chief Executive Award for his contribution to the Group s international expansion.
5 Seema Chaturvedi, Managing Director, Accelerator Group LLC Ms. Chaturvedi has over 17 years of capital markets and financial management experience. As an entrepreneur, investment banker and an investor, she brings forth a unique perspective to the strategic planning process. She is founder and Managing Director of Accelerator Group, LLC a strategic advisory services firm focused on providing high quality investment banking advisory services in areas of business combinations, mergers and acquisitions and raising growth capital. While catering to broader industry segments, the firm has developed core expertise in the industry areas of healthcare, manufacturing (focus automotive & aerospace), food & agriculture. It also provides customized knowledge services in areas of business intelligence and market research. Ms. Chaturvedi has served on the Boards of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) Global, TiE Detroit, Marygrove College, International Business Council within Automation Alley. Ms. Chaturvedi was named to Crain s Detroit Business 40 under 40 list, Crain s Detroit Business Detroit s Most Influential Business Women list, Detroit s Enterprising Women list by the Detroit Historical Society. She has been recognized a Woman of Distinction for her Outstanding Contribution to Business by the Asian Indian Women s Association in Michigan. Ms. Chaturvedi holds a Masters degree in Finance from Boston College and an undergraduate degree with honors in Economics from Delhi University in India. Fernando Alberto Cirino, Senior Executive, Banco Santander Mr. Cirino joined Banco Santander in August/2001, as part of the team who structured and managed the new business unit focused on relationships with Governments, as well as private Healthcare and Education segments, following the same model which had been implemented earlier by Santander in Spain and in other Latin American countries, such as: Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Colombia. Mr. Cirino currently manages a specialized team covering the State of Sao Paulo approximately 34% of Brazilian GDP and is also engaged in
6 the integration process with recently acquired Banco Real, which has also enjoyed a major stake in private healthcare and education. With a focused and specialized approach, Santander Brazil has succeeded in securing a leading position in these business segments in the country. Prior to Santander, Mr. Cirino worked for more than 16 years in Corporate Banking, Structured Trade and Corporate Finance at Lloyds Bank and American Express Bank s subsidiaries in Brazil. Mr. Cirino has a bachelor s degree in Civil Engineering, with a post graduate degree in Industrial Production and Economic Engineering, having attended extension programs at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania, USA), Manchester Business School (United Kingdom) and Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University). Guy Ellena, Director, Health and Education Department, IFC Mr. Guy Ellena is the Director of the Health and Education Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). He is in charge of a growing portfolio of health and education investments of over $294 million in more than 30 emerging market countries. Mr. Ellena joined the World Bank in 1986 and occupied successive operational positions as a Health Economist in several regions where he carried out policy work for the World Bank. He joined IFC's Latin America and Caribbean Department as its first Senior Health Specialist in 1998, as part of the Department s new Health Care Unit. Between April 2000 and November 2001, Mr. Ellena was the Technical Manager for the Global Practice Group for Social Sectors (now the Health and Education Department). Before joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Ellena was a researcher and health economics/policy consultant for the French Government's development agencies. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics as well as a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille.
7 Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Medical Ventures Mr. Enriquez is the author of the global bestseller book, As the Future Catches You and The United States of America. He is CEO of Biotechnonomy, a Life Sciences Research and Investment Firm where he is leading the research on the global effects of genomics. Juan provides thoughtful and provocative insight to life sciences and its impact on politics, the economy and our everyday lives. He argues the importance of companies whose futures lie with the intersecting fates of science, technology and computing will do well to mind our knowledge gap, not get swallowed up by it! Juan has been named a Fast 50 Winner for achieving milestone as a World Explorer. These awards were created by Fast Company as part of their mission of keeping the world attune to all the good that's created when passionate people with big ideas and strong convictions are determined to make a difference. Juan's recent projects include joining a world discovery voyage led by leading scientist Craig Venter, which led to the discovery of an unprecedented new species and the mapping of the human genome. Dr. Ahmed Ghali, Chairman, Critical Care Areas, Dar Al-Fouad Hospital Dr. Ghali graduated from Ain-Shams University School of medicine in He showed early interest in critical care medicine and cardiology. He was appointed as a resident at the cardiothoracic intensive care at Ain-Shams University hospitals, Cairo EGYPT. Dr. Ghali had his Master's and MD degrees in Cardiology from Ain-Shams University. He had his postgraduate training in St.Luke's Episcopal hospital Houston Texas in Cardiology Dept. He became an international member of St.Luke's Episcopal medical society. He became director of the cardiothoracic Surgery ICU and non-invasive lab at Ain- Shams University Cardiothoracic surgery Dept. Dr. Ghali was assigned the director of SICU at Dar Al-Fouad Hospital, Giza Egypt. Dar Al-Fouad Hospital is working in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic at USA which became a JCI accredited facility. He became the Chairman of medical council ( ) then Chairman
8 of Critical Care areas till now. Dr. Ghali is the moderator of Liver transplant program at Dar Al- Fouad Hospital and Al-Sahel teaching hospital in Egypt. Dr. Ghali has several international publications including areas of critical care scoring, liver transplantation, and infective endocarditics. He is also a co-author in the Fundamentals of Critical Care Support 4th ed. 2008, published by the society of Critical Care Medicine, USA. He is an international FCCS course consultant at the SCCM. Buddy Gumina, Partner and Head of US Healthcare, Apax Partners Buddy Gumina is a Partner and Head of US Healthcare at Apax Partners. He focuses on investments in healthcare services, products, pharma and healthcare IT. Some recent deals have included Trizetto, Inc.; Qualitest Pharmaceuticals; Spectrum Laboratory Network; Encompass Home Health; Voyager HospiceCare, Inc.; and MagnaCare Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining Apax Partners, Buddy was a Partner at Saunders Karp & Megrue, where he specialized in investments in healthcare and business services. Before joining Saunders Karp & Megrue, Buddy was an Associate at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners where he focused on healthcare services and business services. Prior to that, he was an Analyst in the High Yield Group of Kidder, Peabody & Co. where he specialized in public and private debt financings and recapitalizations. Buddy received an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA in Political Science from Yale University. Nicolaus Henke, McKinsey and Company At McKinsey, Nicolaus heads the Payor & Provider Healthcare Practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and chairs McKinsey s work with national Health Systems globally. Over the past decade, Nicolaus has worked on more than 250 health care engagements in 17 health care systems
9 on a broad set of issues, including health care system design, creating and managing payors, hospital strategy, and operations, as well as R&D and marketing of pharmaceuticals. He frequently speaks on and publishes health care topics. Prior to his time at McKinsey, Nicolaus worked in banking for 2 years. He holds a Master and Doctorate in Business Economics from the University of Muenster, Germany, as well as a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, where he was a John J McCloy Scholar. Fola Laoye, CEO, Hygeia Mrs. Laoye holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Cambridge, USA. She is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Fola has had fifteen years of business experience, both locally and internationally, having trained with Ernst & Young, Lagos and Price WaterHouse Coopers in London. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Hygeia Nigeria Limited, promoters of Hygeia HMO, the foremost health maintenance organization in Nigeria and the Lagoon Hospitals group. While with Hygeia, she has been responsible for the start up and growth of the Hygeia HMO business and the Hygeia Community Health Plan as well as the roll-out of two ultra-modern medical facilities in Lagos. She also lectures part-time at the Lagos Business School (Pan-African University) in the area of Strategy and Business Policy. Roberta Lipson, Chief Executive Officer, Chindex Since Ms. Lipson co-founded Chindex in 1981, the company has expanded from its core business of capital medical equipment sales and marketing to healthcare delivery. Ms. Lipson has been the creative force behind the Beijing United Family Hospital and the United Family Hospitals concept. An active leader in the business community in Beijing for over 25 years, Ms. Lipson currently serves on the Board of Governors of The American Chamber of Commerce in
10 China (Amcham) and is Co-Chair of the Amcham Healthcare Forum. She is an advisor to the Medical Subgroup of the U.S. Department of Commerce-China JCCT Negotiations, is on the Board of Directors of U.S.-China Business Council, and Chairs the Boards of the American Education and Health Foundation and Kehilath Beijing. Ms. Lipson holds an MBA from Columbia University. Dr. Victor Lithakanyane, Executive Director, Netcare Limited Dr Litlhakanyane worked as an intern and medical officer at Pelonomi hospital from 1988 to He worked for a few months in the private sector and in 1991 returned to the public service to specialise in radiation oncology. With the advent of democracy he was appointed as the Chief Director for health service in the Free State provincial government in 1995.He was promoted to the position of Superintendent General and head of the department of health in the Free State from the 1 st April 2001 to November He is presently an Executive Director for Stakeholder Relations for the private healthcare group, Netcare Limited where he is responsible for amongst others the Private Public Partnership portfolio. Dr Litlhakanyane is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a medical practitioner and radiation oncology specialist. He is a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa and an Associate of The College of Radiation Oncologists. He received the Oliver Tambo fellowship in health leadership in He obtained the degree MB, ChB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 1988, Masters in Medicine (Radiotherapy) from the University of the Free State in 1994, Masters in Business Administration in Health Care from the University of the Free State in He also holds a certificate in health services management from Clark Atlanta University in the USA and a postgraduate diploma in health management from the University of Cape Town.
11 Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies Sebastian Mallaby is director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies (CGS), deputy director of the David Rockefeller Studies Program, and Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An experienced journalist and an acclaimed author, Mr. Mallaby joined CFR from the Washington Post, where he served as a columnist and editorial board member. In addition to his oversight of the CGS and his role in managing the Studies Program, Mr. Mallaby is examining how the interplay of economics and politics is shaping international relations, and is currently working on a book on hedge funds. In 2003, Mr. Mallaby went on leave from the Washington Post to become a senior fellow at CFR, where he wrote a history of the World Bank under James Wolfensohn. Before joining the Post in 1999, Mr. Mallaby spent thirteen years with The Economist. While at The Economist, he worked in London, where he wrote about international finance; in Africa, where he covered Nelson Mandela s release and the collapse of apartheid; and in Japan, where he covered the breakdown of the country s political and economic consensus. Between 1997 and 1999, Mr. Mallaby was The Economist s Washington bureau chief and wrote the magazine s weekly Lexington column on American politics and foreign policy. Mr. Mallaby has also contributed to numerous other publications, including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Prospect (UK), New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, Policy Review, and National Interest. Mr. Mallaby was educated at Oxford. He graduated in 1986 with a First Class degree in Modern History. Alejandro Gil Luna, Chief Operating Officer, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro Alejandro Gil Luna is an Industrial Engineer who graduated from Tecnológico de Monterrey, and MBA at Thunderbird School of Global Business. Mr. Gil Luna served as Director at Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro for more than 5 years and is now Chief Operating Officer. Throughout this time Mr. Gil Luna has participated intensively in the expansion plan of Puerta de Hierro group. Part of his
12 main activities are the development of new Hospital sites and the creation of the corporate structure to achieve a sustainable growth. Christine Goeschel, Director, Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives, Johns Hopkins University Ms. Goeschel is Director of Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives for The Johns Hopkins University Quality and Safety Research Group (QSRG), Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, a clinical instructor in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and adjunct faculty at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Chris, along with QSRG Director Dr. Peter Pronovost, facilitates strategic development and implementation of efforts to improve health care on a global scale and coordinates national and international collaborative improvement projects. As an executive with over 20 years of acute care experience as a critical care R.N., Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Ms. Goeschel has a strong and successful track record in strategic and program development, project management, and education/training for health system leaders at all structural levels. In 2000, she created a non-profit division at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association dedicated to Quality and Patient Safety Improvement, served as its Executive Director and led the Keystone ICU project with Dr. Pronovost. Ms. Goeschel has served on a variety of state and national nursing and leadership boards and was a Health Resource Education Trust (HRET) Patient Safety Leadership Fellow. Chris is a doctoral candidate in Health Systems Management at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine where her research interests include characteristics of hospital boards and their association with quality and safety performance.
13 Alexandre Oliveira, Senior Investment Officer, Health and Education Department, IFC Alexandre Oliveira is a Senior Investment Officer in International Finance Corporation s Health and Education Department. In this capacity, he is responsible for the origination, evaluation, structuring and negotiation of IFC s investments in the education and healthcare sectors across different regions. Also, he is responsible for managing these investments once they are in our portfolio. His experience includes transactions in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia. Alexandre joined IFC s Health and Education Department four and a half years ago. Prior to that, he spent eight years in investment banking at J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank in New York, focused on Mergers and Acquisitions and Debt Capital Markets. Alexandre holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management; a Civil Engineering Degree from the University of São Paulo; and a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in Brazil. Beverly Khnie Philip, M.D, Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School. Founding Director, Day Surgery Unit, Brigham and Women s Hospital. Dr. Philp is founder and Director of the Day Surgery Unit at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA and Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard University. She received her undergraduate degree from Queens College, City University of New York, New York, the MD degree from Upstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY, and completed the anesthesia residency at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Boston, MA. Dr. Philip is active in research in ambulatory anesthesia, particularly in the pharmacology of new anesthetic agents. Dr. Philip is a founding member and Past President of the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), a national organization of over 2000 anesthesiologists which promotes
14 scientific progress in the subspecialty of ambulatory anesthesia. She has served as the Chair of the Joint Commission (JC) Ambulatory Health Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee, and is on the Board of Directors and Standards Committee of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC); she also serves as a member of the CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups. Dr. K. Hari Prasad, CEO, Apollo Health City, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, AP; India Dr. Prasad graduated the search for specialization began and the pull was towards the glamour specialties like orthopedics and cardiac surgery. However not wanting to get restricted to one specialty and wanting to contribute over a larger area, Anesthesiology became the specialty of choice. Having specialized in anesthesiology, Dr. Hari Prasad worked in at the family hospital for 4 years before embarking on a journey to contribute to the establishment of emergency medicine as a specialty India. Dr. Hari Prasad joined the Apollo Group of Hospitals and contributed to the launch of the first ever dedicated accident & emergency hospital in the country at Hyderabad. In 2006 Dr. Hari Prasad was promoted as the Chief Executive Officer a position he currently holds. Apart from the 8 facilities in Hyderabad he is also responsible for four other hospitals outside Hyderabad. As the Chief Executive Officer he steered Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad to be the first hospital in the region to be accredited by Joint Commission International, USA and the first hospital outside the United States of America to be certified for excellence in management of acute stroke once again by Joint Commission International. Since 2006 Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad has been consistently voted as the best hospital in the region and has evolved into a health city Apollo Health City, the first operational health city in Asia.
15 Fernando Robledo, Chief Executive Officer, ColMédica, Colombia Mr. Robledo graduated from Javeriana University as an Economist in 1982 and from Inalde High Management in Bogota in He completed OISS International Social Securities Organization Studies in social security models in In 2006, he completed High Management for CEOs at Andes University in Bogota. He served as Financial Vice President at the Colmena Insurance Company from 1989 to 1991 then as General Manager of the Colmena pension fund from 1991 to He became President of the Colmena Insurance Company in 1992 and held this position until He then served as President of Colmena social security companies, pension fund, workers compensation, health insurance and life insurance from 1996 to He became President of Colmena Health Insurance Company in June In 2008, Colmedica Health Insurance Company becomes part of Banmedica Holding. He served as President of Banmedica Colombia Holding (Colmedica Health Prepaid Company, Colmedica EPS, Clinica Del Country) in Anne Rooney, Vice President, Consulting Services, Joint Commission International Anne Rooney currently serves as Vice President, Consulting Services, for Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International. In this role, Ms. Rooney oversees the delivery of technical assistance and educational services for US and international clients of Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, including individual health care organizations, government agencies, and ministries of health. Ms. Rooney s international experience includes consulting, education, speaking engagements, and evaluation engagements in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. She has worked on Joint Commission International projects with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies, including the US Peace Corps, the US Department of State, the US-Saudi Arabian Joint Economic Commission through the US Department of Treasury, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, the National Center for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Lombardia regional health authority in Italy, and a number of ministries of health.
16 Chuck Siconolfi, Director of Healthcare Planning and Design, HOK As Director of Health Care Planning and Design for HOK, Chuck Siconolfi has skillfully responded to the dramatic changes within healthcare delivery. Recognizing that contemporary healthcare is constantly evolving, he has researched healthcare delivery trends and progression of modern design to accommodate the needs of the patients, families, staff and communities. His research has demonstrated that better patient outcomes are achievable in fewer square feet per patient episode when the full impacts of new protocols of care are recognized. He uses this research as a platform for innovation, combining it with a unique vision of design that communicates a larger social purpose. Chuck is LEED Certified, a registered architect, member of the AIA Healthcare committee and a founding member of the ACHA (American College of Healthcare Architects. In addition to being Director of Healthcare Planning and Design for HOK, he serves on the HOK Board of Directors and the Executive committee of the HOK NY Office. He is a frequent speaker, offering leadership medical planning; healthcare delivery and health care design. In addition Chuck recently lead the HOK efforts for two Hospital of the Future design competitions and also was invited by Kaiser Permanente to sit Blue Ribbon Peer Review Panel for Kaiser s template hospital design
17 CONFERENCE MODERATORS Dr. Ioan Cleaton-Jones, Health Specialist, Health and Education Department, IFC Ioan advises on commercial aspects of IFC healthcare investments. Before joining the IFC, he was a management consultant for more than 6 years, including 3 years with KPMG, which had one of the largest healthcare consulting practices in the world at the time. During this period, he worked on numerous consulting and investment projects in healthcare in Europe, Southern Africa and North America. Prior to that, he practiced medicine for 5 years in South Africa and the United Kingdom. He holds degrees in medicine and science from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and an MBA from the University of Southampton, UK. Gary L. Filerman, Professor, Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University Gary L. Filerman, Ph.D., is Professor of Health Systems Administration at Georgetown University, where he led the formation of the departments of international health and health systems administration. His teaching and research interests are private sector development, quality of care, global health standards and managerial competency development. For 28 years Dr. Filerman led global efforts to develop health care administration as a profession. He has served as a consultant in thirty-five countries in collaboration with IFC, the World Bank, PAHO, USAID and several foundations. He is currently an adviser to Joint Commission International. The Filerman Prize is the highest recognition for scholarship and leadership in health administration education. His Ph.D. and Master's degrees in Health Services Administration and Latin American Government are from the University of Minnesota.
18 Aida Kimemia Principal Investment Officer, Health and Education Department, IFC Ms Aida Kimemia is a Principal Investment Officer at IFC. She is based in Nairobi. Kenya and focuses on implementing IFC's health and education strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa. This includes providing innovatively structured finance for health and education companies, partnering with local financial institutions to provide debt facilities to health and education small and medium enterprises and implementing advisory programs to improve the operating environment for health care and education sector organizations. Prior to joining IFC in 1997, she was a Relationship Manager at Citibank. She holds a postgraduate degree in financial management from Johns Hopkins University, USA and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from St. Lawrence University, USA. Chris McCahan, Principal Investment Officer, Health and Education Department, IFC Chris McCahan is a Principal Investment Officer with the Health and Education Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. For the last 10 years with IFC Chris has appraised, structured and led negotiations for complex and innovative transactions in many parts of the world, including within the Asian healthcare sector. Prior to his investment work in private health care, Chris led investments in other real sectors, primarily within the Latin America region. Before joining IFC he held positions as an internal auditor and cost accountant in the banking and telecommunications sectors, respectively. He holds an MBA from SMU's Cox School of Business.
19 Emmett Moriarty, Principal Health Specialist, Health and Education Department, IFC Emmett Moriarty is the IFC s Principal Health Sector Specialist. He advises IFC s management on the key commercial aspects of our investments in the health sector worldwide including business development, investment appraisal and portfolio management. Occasionally Emmett takes a seat on the boards of IFC investee companies. Emmett s background is in healthcare Program Management and Performance Improvement. He has worked with the boards of major healthcare organizations in more than 30 countries. Prior to joining IFC in 2004, Emmett worked for the healthcare consulting practices of Deloitte and KPMG. Most recently he led the Performance Improvement practice of KPMG Consulting, the UK s largest healthcare consultancy. In this role he managed the turnaround of healthcare organizations in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. These ranged from some of the largest private and public hospitals in Europe to a struggling refugee hospital in the Middle East. Emmett has also managed the implementation of major health sector reform programs in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Tim Ryan, Principal Investment Officer, Health and Education Department, IFC In August 2002, Mr. Ryan was appointed Senior Investment Officer for the Health and Education Department based in Washington, DC. He has broad experience in traditional and specialty financial products including senior and subordinated term debt, risk sharing facilities, bank guarantees, credit guarantees, commercial paper, convertible bonds and notes, income notes, options, and preferred and common equity. Mr. Ryan is the department specialist in student lending and school finance facilities. In addition to his work at IFC, he has worked as a consultant with Booz, Allen, Hamilton and in corporate finance with Levi Strauss & Co. He is a Certified Public Accountant and was an
20 Adjunct Professor of Finance at Georgetown University. Mr. Ryan received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy and German at the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Public Policy Degree in International Development Economics from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University. Elena Sterlin, Manager, Health and Education Department, IFC Elena is a Manager in IFC's Health and Education Department, where she manages a team responsible for the growth, evaluation and structuring of IFC s investments in the education and health care sectors. She has been with IFC since 1996 and, prior to working on the health and education sectors, she focused on investments in the manufacturing and infrastructure sectors in Eastern Europe, Turkey and the former Soviet Union. Prior to joining IFC, Elena worked in the Eastern European energy team at Salomon Brothers. Elena holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow State University.