Date: February 18, 2021

Time: 13:00 - 14:30 GMT

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Event overview

COVID-19 is a global humanitarian challenge that is impacting businesses, economies, lifestyles, and the assumption of common wellness that has been mostly taken for granted.

Companies need to act immediately to understand the situation and take measures to protect their customers, employees, supply chains, and financials. Industries across the board have been jolted into a new reality created by Covid-19.

This is especially true for the healthcare sector, which has had to react faster than others. Organizations across the world are working to find solutions not only for Covid-19, but the various critical care needs in the healthcare space.

The cultural change in the in-clinic treatment, as well as out-clinic treatment will take time High-quality standardization of the ecosystem, especially that of data, is crucial for better healthcare. There is a need of a collaboration model between needs of the patients, as well as the need on the physicians’ side.

The virtual event with esteemed panel across cross section of healthcare stakeholders will help address the post-pandemic challenges and explore the options and opportunities way forward in addressing the needs of the ecosystem from consumers to healthcare systems and how the pharma and government will play a key role in this.


Key Takeaways:

  • What are the various challenges faced by healthcare stakeholders – Government, Pharma, Hospital Systems and Consumers
  • After the pandemic: How will COVID-19 transform global health and development

Speaker Details:

Roshan Shetty

Roshan Shetty, Head of Healthcare, Lifesciences and Insurance for EMEA, Infosys

Roshan Shetty, as Infosys Head of Insurance, Life Sciences & HealthCare for EMEA, is an industry leader collaborating with clients in creating their strategy and executing transformational programmes leveraging business and technology services. He has over two decades of global experience in the IT services industry at Infosys managing clients across the Globe (US, UK and Europe). He has successfully collaborated with clients on many strategic businesses & IT digital and data transformation deals that have brought forward immense value to client organizations including successfully closing large complex Merger & Acquisition deals.

Roshan was Country Head for Infosys in Netherlands, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of Infosys businesses. He is the architect for Infosys growth and visibility in the Dutch market, which is key growth market for Infosys in Europe. He spearheaded the partnership model with Universities in Netherlands to embrace global talent and sponsor initiatives collaborating with Universities to give back to society. Roshan was also part of Netherlands Prime Minister’s delegation on Trade and Commerce to strengthen the relationship between Netherlands and India.

Roshan is a Stanford University alumnus, where he has successfully completed the Executive Leadership Program and the Stanford Ignite Program - Entrepreneurship & Leadership. He also holds Master of Business Administration in Marketing from MIT and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering.

Karamjit Singh CBE

Karamjit Singh CBE, Chairman, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

Karamjit has been chairman of University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust since September 2014. He has significant healthcare leadership experience with previous roles including Chair of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, Board membership of the Family Services Health Authority and Trustee of British Lung Foundation. He was awarded the CBE in 2000 for services to the administration of justice and was recently included in the Green Park Uk Survey as one of the 100 BAME Business Leaders. He is also a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Dr. Shashank Vikram

Dr. Shashank Vikram, Consul General of India, Birmingham

Dr Shashank Vikram, Consul General of India, Birmingham is Diplomat from the 2004 Batch of Indian Foreign Service (IFS). Dr Vikram is a medical graduate and has served in various capacities in Government of India. He has worked in Embassy of India, Lisbon, Embassy of India, Brasilia and as Consul General of India, Durban, South Africa. Also, He has served Govt of Uttar Pradesh, India in various capacities including Special Secretary (Health& Family Welfare) & Additional Mission Director for National Urban Health Mission.

David Champeaux

David Champeaux, Chief Growth Officer, Cherish Health

David Champeaux has been leading digital and AI-enabled innovations in healthcare for most of his career. He was a partner in McKinsey’s Healthcare Practice and McKinsey digital, where for over 12 years he innovated with healthcare clients around the world, and was then a Managing Director in Accenture Strategy’s Healthcare practice. Most recently, David has focused on designing AI-enabled Cognitive Healthcare innovations at scale, as Global Healthcare Solutions leader for IPsoft, and is now the Chief Growth Officer for Cherish Health

Prof KK Cheng

Prof KK Cheng, Director of the Institute of Applied Health Research at the University of Birmingham

Prof. KK Cheng has been Professor at the University of Birmingham since 1995. His main interests are in the epidemiology, prevention and control of important non-communicable diseases, and the development of primary care in China. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Prof. Cheng was among the first researchers in western countries who advocated the importance of mask wearing in the community to control the pandemic. He has published a number articles on COVID-19 which include commentaries on the timing of safe exit from lockdown and the role of the Nightingale hospitals. In addition, an original research article on the role of PPE in the BMJ has attracted much international attention. Prof. Cheng is Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health England. He also holds an Honorary Chair at the University of Hong Kong.

Dr Kapil Yadav

Dr Kapil Yadav, Additional Professor in the Centre for Community Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr Kapil Yadav joined All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi in year 2003 and worked at AIIM Sever since, in various capacities. Currently he Additional Professor in the Centre for Community Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi.

He Is a Nodal Person for the National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Anemia Control (NCEAR-A), a technical support unit for Anemia Mukt Bharat Program, supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He is the National Coordinator (India) for Iodine Global Network (IGN) formerly known as ICCIDD.

He has worked as a technical expert for strengthening National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Program in Bangladesh, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Myanmar and SriLanka. Dr. Yadav has been a consultant in World Health Organization, UNICEF, and Micronutrient Initiative.

Dr Yadav has published over 90 scientific publications in various National and International journals; contributes regularly to chapters in books, curriculum/course material and participates as resource person in health-related information sharing sessions in radio and television programs. Currently, he is a member of several committees constituted by Government of India and State governments in domain of nutrition, anemia, iodine deficiency disorders and public health. Dr Kapil Yadav is interested in the areas such as Anemia, Public Health Nutrition, Micronutrients, Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Medical Education, Urban health, Social Determinants of Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Community based research.

Dr Kapil Yadav is currently PI for WHO Unity Study on Household Covid Transmission and co-investigator for AIIMS site for Corona Vaccine Trial. He is also the core member of IPHA/IAPSM/IAE Task force on Covid.

Ms. Lakshmi Kaul

Ms. Lakshmi Kaul, Head and Representative, UK Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Lakshmi Kaul is the Head and Representative of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) based in London. A service professional with over 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector; her experience ranges from relationship building, communications, public relations, research, strategy, and policy work, creating community networks and building focussed campaigns promoting the interest of India in the UK. Lakshmi is a Champion of Regional India partnerships for the UK and represents CII on the Board of the Manchester India Partnership and on the Executive Board of the West Midlands India Partnership. She is also a member of the International Advisory Board of Amity University.