Chairman & MD of Good Relations India, an award-winning Indo-British Market Entry & Positioning consultancy with pan-India offices. Iris has been involved in entrepreneurship, technology innovation and commercialization for over 25 years and in market entry to India for two decades. Her company has handled clients like Apple, Bloomberg, Cartier, CNBC, Marks & Spencer and the UN. Iris has a PhD in Biochemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science and two post docs in molecular biology and brain research. She is an experienced NED, a mentor at London Business School and member of Investment Committee at Cambridge Enterprise Seed Fund.
Moyo is team lead for Health Tech Challenge and oversees organisation as well as relationships with judges and stakeholders. Prior to LBS, she worked as a junior doctor in acute medicine for 3 years. She has worked with health tech start-ups in the UK and founded a start-up delivering telehealth consultations in Kenya. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from University College London (UCL). She is currently an MBA candidate at London Business School and enjoys travel, cooking and yoga in her spare time.
Outreach and Partnerships Co-Lead
Ashish is Outreach and Partnerships Co-Lead for the Health Tech Challenge where he manages outreach and stakeholder partnerships. Prior to his London Business School MBA, Ashish worked as Project manager in healthcare diagnostics company in Japan. He also founded a Healthtech startup while in college which was shortlisted by GE India as Top 5 Healthtech startups in India. In his free time, he loves painting nature and admiring a sip of premium Japanese sake.
Outreach and Partnerships Co-Lead
Mehek is the Outreach and Partnerships Co-Lead for the 2021 Health Tech Challenge. Her interest in the industry stems from her experience at Monitor Deloitte, where she helped devise strategies for Healthcare and Pharma clients as a Business Analyst. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Lady Shri Ram College, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Liberal Arts from Ashoka University. Mehek is currently pursuing the Masters in Analytics and Management course at London Business School, and enjoys running and solo-travelling in her spare time.
Junru is the Marketing Co-Lead for the 2021 Health Tech Challenge. Prior to LBS, he worked as management consultant in Kearney for 3+ years, with experience ranging from strategy to implementation across industries. His interest in Health comes from his pro-bono consulting project with Ren Ci (community hospital in Singapore). Junru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and is currently an MBA candidate at London Business School.
Bérengère is the Marketing Co-Lead for the 2021 Health Tech Challenge. Prior to LBS, she interned in 3 start-ups in marketing and business development teams. Her interest in Health comes from her volunteering experiences for children with disabilities (mainly autism and Down’s syndrom). Bérengère holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from ESCP Business School and is currently a Masters in Management candidate at London Business School.
Alexandra is the Logistics Lead for the 2021 Health Tech Challenge. Prior to LBS, Alexandra was a management consultant at Accenture, specializing in technology projects spanning industries and business units. She most recently spent the year building a digital department for an international toy manufacturer to enable in-house capabilities of sales, marketing and customer service. Alexandra has years of experience working with start-ups and is excited to dive back into the world of healthcare innovation. Alexandra holds a bachelors degree in bio-chemical engineering and is currently an MBA candidate at the London Business School.
Jeff Skinner is an Executive Director at the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of London Business School. He teaches on a variety of MBA and Executive Education programmes at London Business School. He is visiting lecturer at University College London, Gent University and teaches widely to academic, practitioner and student on topics of technology commercialisation, corporate innovation and new venture creation. He consults widely for university and government bodies on Technology Transfer strategy. Prior to this Jeff was Commercial Director of University College London for 18 years, responsible for the creation of over 30 technology-based new ventures that together raised over £30m in first round seed and ‘Series A’ finance. He built the university’s licensing, corporate alliance, consulting, business development and seed fund operations. Earlier in career led photonic research teams at Hoechst Celanese (in New Jersey) and General Electric. Founder and past President of the leading UK and European Technology Transfer Associations (PraxisUnico and ASTP). Also co-Founder of the Professional Body for the technology transfer profession (ATTP) and Chairs their global accreditation group. Holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering, an MBA from London Business School and is a Certified Accountant.