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Advisory Board

Thumbay Moideen, established the THUMBAY Group, U.A.E. Under his dynamic leadership it went on to achieve tremendous growth, and in the process, provided a means of livelihood to hundreds of families over the last decade. The Thumbay Group has since ventured into Health Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Information Technology, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Hospitality and Real Estate.

Sandipan Gangopadhyay

Sandipan Gangopadhyay has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Bombay University, is a member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, and is certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT. Playing a key role in GalaxE’s continued worldwide expansion and operational success, Sandipan Gangopadhyay, GalaxE President and COO, has been a valuable member of our team for over 15 years. Prior to his position at GalaxE, Sandipan spent over a decade in high profile roles in both Pharmaceutical and Information Technology companies around the globe. One of his most notable achievements prior to joining GalaxE included setting up one of India’s first private Software Technology Parks.

Paul Lillrank

Paul Lillrank is a professor of quality and service management at Aalto University since 1994. He received his Ph.D. from Helsinki University in 1988 after post-graduate studies in Japan, where he studied Quality management in Japanese industry.

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Dr. Sunita Chauhan

Dr Sunita Chauhan (Ph.D., DIC, Medical Robotics, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK -1999) is a Professor at the Mechanical and Aerospace Dept., Faculty of Engineering; Director of Mechatronics Engineering Program (one of the core Eng. branches at Monash); Chief Investigator of the BmRAS (Biomechatronics, Robotics & Automated Systems) research group at Monash University, Australia.

Dr Sarita Jaiswal is an accomplished Plant Scientist with +15 years of R&D experience with specialisation in cereal & pulse crop biochemistry and genomics. She is an ex-Research officer at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada and served in different capacities for 08 years. She is two times young scientist (Indian Society of Plant Physiology & KK Nanda Foundation for Advancement of Plant Sciences) award winner. She is an Honorary Advisor to various reputed firms and reviewer of multiple Journals of International repute.

Dr. Jaanus Pikani

Dr Jaanus Pikani has been practicing surgeon in head and neck oncology, hospital manager of National Cancer Centre and Tartu University Hospitals ( He has secretary-general of the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and the chief of staff of the President of Estonia.


Tanya Spisbah is a renowned and influential expert on Australia-India relations, particularly with respect to health and sustainable development. A career diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for more than a decade, Tanya served from 2014-17 at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, specialising in health and technology diplomacy for inclusive, sustainable growth. She notably led the health agenda resulting in the Australian and Indian Prime Ministers exchanging an MoU for Health and Medicine, paving the way for cooperation on digital health.

Prof. Dalena van Rooyen

Prof Dalena van Rooyen is the Deputy Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences at Nelson Mandela University. She is an Experienced Director Of Care with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. She is skilled in Program Evaluation, Lecturing, Curriculum Development, Public Speaking, and Facilitation and a strong research professional with a PhD focused in Nursing Science from University of Port Elizabeth.

Dr. Annie George Chandy

Dr Annie George Chandy is Innovation Officer at Lund University Diabetes Center and business developer at LU Innovation; the tech transfer organization at Lund University, Sweden, where she helps academics evaluate and develop early diabetes and other life science research projects and mature them along a commercial path to increase their commercial value. She manages the project evaluation process, develops the projects along a commercial path, manages pharma industry relationships and maintains a portfolio of IP-projects, start companies or license out opportunities

Dr. Debbie Wake

Dr Debbie Wake is a Clinical Reader at University of Edinburgh and NHS Diabetes Consultant, (MBChB, BSc, PhD, Clin Ed Dip), and CEO/Co-Founder MyWay Digital Health (MWDH). Debbie has an international reputation for technology, informatics and automated educational support for diabetes care. She has been Principal Investigator for multiple research/ innovation projects (>£4million funding) and is currently leading a £1million Innovate UK project to further develop diabetes clinical decision support fuelled by Artificial Intelligence.

Dr Khalid Moidu

Dr Khalid Moidu is at Hofstra University as Professor and Program Director for Health Informatics. He is a medical graduate from the Armed Forced Medical College, Pune and earned his doctorate in Medical Informatics from the Linköping University in Linköping, Sweden.

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