Our panel of steering committee members are present to objectively critique each solution from different perspectives, with every steering committee member possessing more than a decade’s worth of real-world experience from multiple industries.
We are confident that with these core aspects, the Beyond! Health hack will be able to enrich all student participants.
Mr Kim Sampson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Immunisation Coalition (and their Company Secretary), as well as the Executive Director of APACI (the Asia Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza). Kim has worked in science and medical administration for over 35 years, and while his earlier career was in the neursosciences, for the past 12 years he has been working in infectious diseases, with a particular focus on influenza. Kim is also the President of the Australia Vietn
Jack Shen is a self professed evangelist for the pharmacy profession and its vital place in the health system. He sincerely believes that pharmacists are key in creating healthier, happier communities. He is: - A community pharmacist at Tigas Alliance pharmacies with varied work experiences having previously served in hospital, manufacturing and industry - Vice-President of the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA) - Founding President of the Asian Young Pharmacist Group
Huei-Xin is the Deputy Chief Pharmacist and Head of National Pharmacy Programme Management Office with Ministry of Health, Singapore, overseeing the implementation of National Pharmacy Strategy to transform pharmacy practice in Singapore. She is the former Director of Programme Delivery - Ancillary Care with Integrated Healthcare information Systems Pte Ltd, whereby she was overseeing the planning and implementation of various medication related systems such as medication module within NEHR.
YK Png is a Pharmacist with leadership roles and experience across the region. YK has successful track records with Fortune 500 corporations (Warner Lambert (now Pfizer), SmithKline Beecham, Johnson & Johnson) as well as distributors. He has >20 years experience in healthcare industry holding various positions ranging from sales, marketing, training, regulatory affairs, business development to regional general management. He serves as the Singapore Company director for DCH Auriga as the VP.
Dr. Somani has had a peripatetic career with time spent in the US Indian Health Service (1998-2000), in academics as an Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease at Emory University (2000-2004) where she started the transplant ID Elective for ID Fellows. She also spent time in Chennai, India (2004-2008), where she worked on an HIV and Leadership Training Program for Indian doctors. She spent time in private practice (2008-2012) back in Peachtree City, south of Atlanta, Ga.
John Papastergiou graduated from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto in 2002. After graduation he was employed as a staff pharmacist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. In 2005, John joined Shoppers Drug Mart and acquired his first store at Pape and Danforth. He now owns and operates four locations in downtown Toronto. In 2014, he received an appointment as an adjunct assistant professor at the School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo.
Chris is a member of KPMG’s Global Healthcare & Life Sciences Centre of Excellence, having relocated from the UK to Singapore in order to focus on developments in the APAC region. He joined KPMG from the industry, and has had previous postings in Brasil and US. Chris holds experience across a variety of markets and project types. His particular passion is on public-private collaborations to drive innovative, safe, and economically-viable initiatives in the sector.
Professional Experience: Research Scientist Hoechst Marion Roussel (now Sanofi-Aventis) Sr. Lecturer, Course Chair, Advisor, Diploma in Biotechnology, Pharmacy Science and Continuous Education & Training, Ngee Ann Polytechnic. BSc in Mol Bio & Biotech LaTrobe Uni (PSB Academy). Director and Consultant, Geean Pte Ltd.
A/Prof Lam Pin Woon is the Corporate Director/Advisor of several companies across the Asia-Pacific. He was previously the President of public listed Healthway Medical Corporation Ltd, the biggest out-patient healthcare provider in Singapore with presence in China. Prior to that, he spent 6 years as the Chief Executive Officer of the Health Promotion Board and 7 years as the Chief Executive Officer (Group Health Supplements Division) of Cerebos Pacific Ltd.
Dr Camilla Wong has 25 years of experience in healthcare and is currently Director, Allied Health, Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) and Deputy Director, Group Allied Health, SingHealth (SHS), overseeing talent development. She concurrently holds the position of Chief Pharmacist at the Ministry of Health (MOH). At SKH, Dr Wong has been integral in the planning of the infrastructure, processes and services not only for Allied Health services but the hospital as a whole.
Dr Yau Teng Yan (MBBS, M.Med, FRCR) is Chief Medical Officer at Holmusk, a healthcare and data company that is building the world’s largest real-world evidence platform for mental health and chronic diseases. Dr Yau is a practicing medical doctor with 10+ years of professional experience, including at several public hospitals in Singapore (TTSH, SGH, NCCS). He trained in diagnostic radiology and is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (London).
Audrey Clarissa majored in pharmacy at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), the most well-known university in the country. During her study she was actively involved in organization and became President of International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) in 2006. Her responsibility pushed her to take one year off so that she could lead the federation from its headquarter in The Hague, Netherlands and she could attend more meetings esp. UN bodies such as WHO and UNESCO.