Seemant Jauhari

Seemant Jauhari is a visionary in healthcare research and innovations. He has over 14 years’ experience in General Management, Strategy, Business Consulting & Innovations. Seemant is currently the CEO of Apollo Research & Innovations (ARI), a division of Apollo Hospitals, India. He also heads Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation (AHERF), an entity focused on facilitating clinical research. Seemant is also a Director on three Apollo Hospitals joint venture entities focused on Bio-banking, cord blood banking. His forte has been commencing new initiatives and establishing enterprises through innovative business models. He has been instrumental in architecting new businesses and collaborations in Life Sciences, Genetics, Medical Devices and Software converging multiple healthcare related interfaces.

In his previous assignments, Seemant has had diverse experiences across business consulting at Ernst & Young, including investment promotion for one of the most progressive states in India, Strategy & Transformation at Nokia Solutions Networks and IT consulting at Tata Consultancy Services. An avid sportsman, Seemant never misses his game of tennis. He is widely travelled internationally and has actively contributed to community services through Rotary International. Seemant is a post graduate from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and an engineer from the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.

Rohini Rau

Rohini Rau is India’s top woman sailor. Her best World ISAF Ranking is 94 and 5th in Asia. She created history by winning India’s first international gold medal by a women’s youth team at the Asian Sailing Championship in 2004, three months before her Class 12th board exams. She has participated in eight World Championships and numerous international events, winning six international medals and 32 National Medals, including eight Consecutive National titles in the Laser Radial. She campaigned for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Rohini completed her degree (MBBS) at Chengalpet Govt. Medical College and is now working as a Duty Medical Officer at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai. She also works as a Mentor with Villgro (a Nonprofit organisation that focuses on spotting, mentoring and incubating innovations that have maximum potential to change lives in rural India.)

Rohini is the Outgoing Curator of the Chennai Hub Global Shapers Community (an initiative of the World Economic Forum ) and a 2009 TEDIndia Fellow. She had participated in an International Design Development Summit (IDDS) in Chennai in July 2015, where she was a part of a team that was developing prototypes of ‘Baby Tempit’, an axillary specific thermometer for neonates. Recently, she has been appointed to the Global Shapers Alumni Advisory Council.

Rohini’s latest involvement has been with the ‘Medical Clowning’ programme started by The Little Theatre, Chennai. She actively does sessions at the government children’s hospital once a week.

Rohini is currently working as a health researcher with the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project. She was in Angola for three weeks for a basic health care needs assessment.

Ben Krynski

For the past eight years, Ben has been immersed in the emergency pre-hospital field. Beginning as a medic with the Israel Ambulance Service overseas volunteer program, Ben quickly became a leader, educating others. As an Instructor, Ben ensured new medics were capable of working in an emergency ambulance under very high-pressure situations in a dynamic part of the world.

In Australia, Ben has been training emergency medical skills for the past six, years with a focus on Simulation. As a member of the Simulation Australasia Human Dimensions Committee, Ben is at the forefront of evolving technologies and methodologies in simulation.

In a progression to ensure competency of qualifications in Australia, Ben is transferring his skills and knowledge into an Australian Paramedics degree qualification that he is due to complete in November 2016.

As the founder of Real First Aid, Ben consistently strives for excellence by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. His work in Israel has taken him to the Gaza strip border, having to conduct transfers in and out of the territories and Israeli hospitals, and the same in the north at the border of Syria, transferring casualties from army paramedics who have taken them from the end of the demilitarized zone.

His connection with India began in 2010 with his first trip to India. Since then Ben has been returning to India as often as he can, most recently to train the Australian High Commission in New Delhi and to scope out the market for Real First Aid’s services.

Michael Koss

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Global Patient Portal, a free web based electronic health record system that has been designed to optimise preventative care in developing countries. His focus has been India for the past 2 years where he spends extensive periods working with healthcare providers, NGOs, technology companies and government agencies. He frequently speaks at technology and healthcare conferences in India.

He is passionate about seizing the opportunity to empower vulnerable populations through technology and has done extensive research with the help of world-class educational institutions to better craft ethical solutions and utilize big data.
Prior to founding Global Patient Portal, Michael worked as a Commercial Lawyer in Melbourne. He holds a Bachelor of Arts / Laws and a Master of Laws from Monash University. He has also worked as a mediator in commercial disputes. He has worked at companies including BHP Billion, Telstra and Boeing running process improvement projects and providing advice on developing operation efficiency.

Fiona Lander

Fiona Lander is a medical doctor and legal graduate whose interest areas include health rights, law and global health. After graduating with a double degree in Medicine and Law from Monash University in 2009, Fiona moved to Mumbai to work with Lawyers Collective, a non-government organisation established by Mr Anand Grover, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health.
During Fiona’s two years in Mumbai, she undertook international fact-finding missions to Guatemala, Syria, Ghana and Australia, and organised regional consultation meetings in Kenya, Russia, Hungary, and Afghanistan. During this time she also lectured at the Copenhagen School of Global Health, and was selected as a participant in Geneva’s Graduate Institute Executive Course in Global Health Diplomacy.

Fiona is currently undertaking research in Australian/Indian comparative public health, law, and the intersection between global human rights law and economics. She works as a doctor at Austin Health, and commenced working as a graduate lawyer with Corrs Chambers Westgarth in 2013. Fiona previously worked with the Health and Human Rights team in WHO, Geneva, and was a Board Member of the Victorian Division of the Australian Red Cross. She received an Australian Leadership Award from the ADC Forum in 2012.
Fiona also works as a singer in her spare time, and enjoys travelling and speaking Hindi (very badly).

Anika Singh

Anika works with the World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia. She is a health
communication specialist with a passion to promote social messages through various forms of art. She
has conceived and delivered engaging health campaigns including that on depression, diabetes, stroke
and health promotion. She has directed over 12 productions including animation videos, musicals and
documentaries.

She has demonstrated leadership in community service for which she has been nationally and
internationally recognized including by the former Prime Ministers H.E. Mr Deve Gowda; and H.E. Mr I.K
Gujaral; and Former President of India, H.E. Dr Abdul Kalam. Based on her history of activism in
community service, she was selected out of 150,000 applicants to represent India at international youth
conferences, that recognized the world’s most active, innovative, and capable young leaders. The World
Youth Congress series, endorsed by the United Nations, focused on youth-led development, in an effort
to ‘Make Poverty History’ and promoted the role of young people in achievement of the UN’s
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and now the Sustainable Development Goals.

She was invited by Peace Child International, U.K. as a Guest Editor for the book “Water Rights and
Wrongs: A Young People’s Summary of the UNDP Human Development Report”. She has been the
managing editor of various health-related newsletters including Niramaya and Health Connect.

She previously lived and worked in Australia with the Disability Employment Services network, assisting
disadvantaged members of the community through employment and support services. It was here that
she developed her passion to work in the area of public health. She has also held professional positions:
Board of Director, Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre; and Member, Executive Committee,
Vivekananda Sevakendra-O- Sishu Uddyan (VSSU), a grass-root level organization giving micro-finance
services and skills development training to self-help groups in rural India.

She is also the Founder, Art for Activism (AFA) movement, for which she was recognized as a young
social entrepreneur and awarded by Lloyds TSB (UK) for developing a model that provided sustainable
employment outcomes for artists and craftsman. Through the AFA platform, she also raised awareness
on various social issues including the MDGs through workshops in schools, colleges and with youth
groups.

She is also the co-founder of a successful instagram handle #Delhihai – a creative platform to express
love for her city Delhi through original photography and blogs on food, places to visit, travel stories,
social issues including education, environment and health. Anika particularly enjoys writing human
stories and expresses herself through poetry. She is also a professional baker, and enjoys dancing and
traveling.

Anika has a fire in her belly to make health information accessible to all through creative and engaging
campaigns; she wants to make “Arts for Health” a movement of like-minded passionate people who
want to contribute to healthier and happier lives through their artistic strengths and talents.

Michael Koss

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Global Patient Portal, a free web based electronic health record system that has been designed to optimise preventative care in developing countries. His focus has been India for the past 2 years where he spends extensive periods working with healthcare providers, NGOs, technology companies and government agencies. He frequently speaks at technology and healthcare conferences in India.

He is passionate about seizing the opportunity to empower vulnerable populations through technology and has done extensive research with the help of world-class educational institutions to better craft ethical solutions and utilize big data.
Prior to founding Global Patient Portal, Michael worked as a Commercial Lawyer in Melbourne. He holds a Bachelor of Arts / Laws and a Master of Laws from Monash University. He has also worked as a mediator in commercial disputes. He has worked at companies including BHP Billion, Telstra and Boeing running process improvement projects and providing advice on developing operation efficiency.

Fiona Lander

Fiona Lander is a medical doctor and legal graduate whose interest areas include health rights, law and global health. After graduating with a double degree in Medicine and Law from Monash University in 2009, Fiona moved to Mumbai to work with Lawyers Collective, a non-government organisation established by Mr Anand Grover, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health.
During Fiona’s two years in Mumbai, she undertook international fact-finding missions to Guatemala, Syria, Ghana and Australia, and organised regional consultation meetings in Kenya, Russia, Hungary, and Afghanistan. During this time she also lectured at the Copenhagen School of Global Health, and was selected as a participant in Geneva’s Graduate Institute Executive Course in Global Health Diplomacy.

Fiona is currently undertaking research in Australian/Indian comparative public health, law, and the intersection between global human rights law and economics. She works as a doctor at Austin Health, and commenced working as a graduate lawyer with Corrs Chambers Westgarth in 2013. Fiona previously worked with the Health and Human Rights team in WHO, Geneva, and was a Board Member of the Victorian Division of the Australian Red Cross. She received an Australian Leadership Award from the ADC Forum in 2012.
Fiona also works as a singer in her spare time, and enjoys travelling and speaking Hindi (very badly).