The Vanguard Forum for Healthcare Leaders - London, 2018

The Vanguard Forum for Healthcare leaders Europe connects senior leadership from across the healthcare and biopharmaceutical sectors with top-tier CEOs and advisors (from a range of industries) to collaboratively discuss and debate the challenges CEOs and senior executives face on a daily basis. The delegates, the vanguard of healthcare, are invited to gather for off-the-record, candid conversations about leadership, strategy, and talent.

Opening remarks


  • Professor Trevor Jones CBE




The world of healthcare is rapidly changing, how do you and your team manage the threats and opportunities that this presents?


Faculty

  • Dr Mina Elisha Bekheet - Founder & President, Panacea Innovation
  • Jo Pisani - Pharmaceutical and Life Science Consulting Leader, PwC
  • Dr Christina Rångemark Åkerman - President, International Consortium for Health Outcomes
Moderator
  • Professor Trevor Jones
We will hear from faculty members about:
  • the trends and timings which could disrupt our existing model
  • how can you objectively evaluate change – separating hype from reality and the real timelines
  • how the leadership can put in place a culture of embracing change




If rapid change is the future, what new skills do company leaders need in the 21st century?


Faculty

  • Sophie Bechu - COO, Philips
  • Dame Louise Makin - CEO, BTG International Ltd
  • Alistair Grenfell - President, North Europe, Middle East & Africa, IQVIA
  • Ajan Reginald - Chief Executive, Celixir
  • Eliot Forster - CEO, MedCity
Moderator
  • Dr. Cameron Durrant MD - Chairman and CEO, Humanigen, Inc.
The faculty will explore the role of the board, the changing skills of the board and the more complex leadership challenges in balancing the pressures and threats. There is a need to ride many different horses with the opposing requirements of the many different audiences influenced by populism, internationalism, news manipulation, social responsibility, etc. How do leaders win in this tumultuous environment?




What do investors look for in company leadership? Do they back a company name, the leader, the management team or the board – or a certain equation of them all?


Faculty

  • Dr. Göran Ando
  • Christopher Hunt - CEO, Imprimatur Capital Ltd
  • Ben Thorpe - Head of health care investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Goldman Sachs
  • Dr. Mina Elisha Bekheet - Founder & President, Panacea Innovation
  • Nick Johnston - Partner, Advisory, PWP
Moderator
  • Dr. Cameron Durrant MD - Chairman and CEO, Humanigen, Inc.
Faculty members from the banks, financial institutions, will challenge the audience to show what they think is important and what they need to make a decision and to stay on board. How do they view the future for financing healthcare?




Q&A session


Faculty

  • Dr. Christina Rångemark Åkerman - President, International Consortium for Health Outcomes
  • Ajan Reginald - Chief Executive, Celixir
  • Jesper Ek - Futurist
  • Dr. Göran Ando
Debate chair
  • David Starkey - Historian and commentator
DEBATE – Ethics or profits. Is it possible to genuinely balance profits and society’s demands? And how, as a leader, do you keep your shareholders happy in the context of political and social pressures? Well known historian and outspoken commentator David Starkey will chair a debate on this, potentially, controversial, topic.




What does it take to be a top leader in the converging healthcare ecosystem?


Faculty

  • Jo Pisani - Pharmaceutical and Life Science Consulting Leader, PwC
  • Dame Louise Makin - CEO, BTG International Ltd.
  • Jesper Ek - Futurist
  • Eliot Forster - CEO, MedCity
Moderator
  • Professor Trevor Jones
The faculty will talk about the multi faces for different audiences, different styles of leadership, communication challenges, changing needs. Faculty members will interact with the delegates to challenge and discuss what it takes to be a leader in today’s world.




Closing remarks and questions


Open discussion.





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