Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise

Fellows & Visitors

Academic Collaborators

  • Don Drakeman

    Venture Partner, Advent Ventures Life Sciences, Advent Venture Partners
    Don Drakeman is an entrepreneur, executive, and educator who co-founded two leading biotech companies, Medarex and Genmab. Under his two decades of leadership as CEO, Medarex raised over a billion dollars, formed alliances with many pharmaceutical companies, developed therapeutic products, and spun-off Genmab, which completed Europe's largest biotech IPO. He is currently a Venture Partner with Advent Venture Partners, a London-based venture capital firm. Don is working with a team of Cambridge Judge Business School academics to develop a research agenda on new product development and R&D productivity in the pharmaceutical industry.
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  • Samer Faraj

    Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management, and Healthcare, McGill University
    Samer worked in a variety of IS and technology consulting roles prior to his doctorate in MIS from Boston University. His current research interests include: how IT transforms work and the provision of health care, the coordination of expertise in settings such as trauma care and software development teams, and the participation dynamics of online knowledge communities and is working with Michael Barrett.
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  • Bob Hinings

    CLAHRC Fellow
    Bob Hinings is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Fellow of the US Academy of Management and an Honorary Member of the European Group for Organization Studies. He has carried out long-term research on the restructuring of healthcare in Canada and was a Board Member of SEARCH Canada, a healthcare knowledge transfer organisation. Bob is working on knowledge exchange and service innovation with Dr Michael Barrett and Dr Eivor Oborn.
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  • Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam

    Visiting Fellow in Marketing
    Professor Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam is a consultant vascular surgeon and Professor of Translational Vascular Medicine at the Leeds Vascular Institute and the Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health & Therapeutics (LIGHT).
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  • Rajiv Kohli

    John N. Dalton Memorial Professor of Business, Raymond A. Mason School of Business, The College of William & Mary
    Rajiv Kohli has worked in healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing with research interests including Business Value of Information Technology, Healthcare Information Systems, and Managing Innovation with Information Technologies.
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  • Ludwig Kuntz

    Chair of the Department for Business Administration and Health Care Management, University of Cologne
    Professor Kuntz's primary research interest is in hospital management. Prior to his academic career, Ludwig spent over ten years as a practicing manager, including seven years as Head of Controlling of the University Hospital Hamburg. Professor Kuntz has joined forces with Stefan Scholtes to establish a research programme in operations strategy for health care providers.

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Fellows in Health Management

  • Penny Dash

    Partner, McKinsey & Company
    Dr Dash has been a practicing physician in hospital medicine for four years, and a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group for five years. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP London, 1990), and was Head of Strategy for the NHS from 1999 to 2001. Following a year's employment with McKinsey & Co., she has subsequently worked for them as an external contractor. She is currently a freelance consultant and advisor to a number of companies and organisations, including the NHS, pharmaceutical companies, private healthcare providers, start-up organisations, think tanks, charities, and McKinsey & Co.

  • Pam Garside

    Consultant, Newhealth
    Pam Garside has her own management consultancy, Newhealth, specialising in organisational strategy and development in healthcare, and is a Fellow of the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. She works extensively with boards of a wide range of healthcare organisations on strategy, governance and leadership issues and advises new entrants to the UK health market including digital and start-up companies. Pam founded and co-chairs the Cambridge Health Network, a membership group of senior players in UK health, both private and public sector, and is a board member of Whizz-Kidz charity and ZPB. She is a member of the Investment Committee of Cambridge Enterprise, the technology transfer company of the University of Cambridge. She also sits on a number of advisory boards and is an angel investor.

  • Malcolm Lowe-Lauri

    Executive Director, Cambridge University Health Partners
    Malcolm joined Cambridge University Health Partners in August 2016, following almost four years in his role as Executive Director - Health, Ageing and Human Services at KMPG Australia and as a member of the Global KPMG Centre of Excellence. Before joining KPMG, Malcolm had a 32-year career in the NHS where he held a number of leadership roles including Chief Executive Officer at University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust and Chief Executive Officer at Kings College Hospital. From 2000-2012, Malcolm worked as a commissioner of a number of NHS Research & Development Programmes and from 2006-2012 was a member of the NIHR Advisory Board.
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  • Richard Mason

    CEO, XO1
    Dr Mason is CEO of the Cambridge-based biotech company XO1. He has designed and leads the MBA elective on Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, drawing on his extensive leadership and management experience and his professional network in the biopharmaceutical industry and life sciences venture capital industry.

  • James Rice

    Vice Chairman, The Governance Institute (TGI), and Executive Vice President, Integrated Healthcare Strategies
    James Rice is the Vice Chairman of The Governance Institute (TGI) San Diego, California and Executive Vice President of Integrated Healthcare Strategies in Minneapolis Minnesota USA. His research interests include enhancing the governance of health systems through knowledge generation and dissemination; and the study and development of effective physician leaders in over 30 countries.
  • Jessica Watts

    Independent Healthcare Consultant
    Over a 25-year career in NHS Management, Jessica has worked as a senior leader at national, regional and local level in both NHS commissioning and provider organisations, including director posts held at Board level. Jessica now works as an independent healthcare consultant specialising in organisational and leadership development and large scale transformational programme delivery, and also continues to undertake interim NHS Management roles. She is Programme Director for the University of Cambridge Judge Business School & Cambridge University Health Partners Clinical Leadership and Management Development Programme.

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