Lord St John of BletsoIndependent Non-Executive Chairman
Lord St John has been a member of the House of Lords of the U.K. Parliament since 1978 and is currently Deputy Chairman of Strand Hanson Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman of Global Resources Investment Trust, a member of the Advisory Board of Silicon Valley Bank, Non-Executive Director of Albion Ventures LLP, Chairman of the Governing Board of Certification International and holds advisory roles with Milio International, Alliance Media Group USA, Sapinda and ABN Corporation. Lord St John received a BA and a BSocSc in Psychology from Cape Town University, a BProc in Law from the University of South Africa and an LLM from the London School of Economics.
Prof. Dr. Hend El SherbiniGroup Chief Executive Officer
Dr. El Sherbini is a professor of clinical pathology at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University and currently sits on the board of American Society of Clinical Pathology (Egypt) and consults on the international certification process. She received her MBBCh, Masters in Clinical and Chemical pathology, PhD in Immunology from Cairo University, and MBA from London Business School. Dr. El Sherbini served as CEO of Al Mokhtabar since 2004, until becoming CEO of the Group in 2012.
Hussein ChoucriIndependent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Mr. Choucri is Chairman and Managing Director of HC Securities & Investment, which he established in May 1996. He currently sits on the boards of EDITA Food Industries S.A.E and SODIC (Sixth of October Development & Investment Company), as well as the Egyptian British Business Council and the Egyptian Greek Business Council. Mr. Choucri served as a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley from 1987 to 1993 and served as Advisory Director at Morgan Stanley from 1993-2007. He received his Management Diploma from the American University in Cairo in 1978.
James Patrick NolanIndependent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Nolan is an Independent Director. He spent 15 years with Royal Philips NV, latterly as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, and has also served as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Veon Inc., a major mobile telecoms operator in Emerging Markets. During his time at Philips, he led a series of acquisitions in diagnostic imaging, an area in which Philips is now a global leader. He has extensive quoted-company board experience having served on the boards of M*Modal Inc., Navteq Inc and SHL Telemedicine Ltd. Mr. Nolan graduated from Oxford University in Law in 1983 and is a qualified barrister in England and Wales. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Dan OlssonIndependent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Olsson is CEO of the Team Olivia Group AB, a Swedish healthcare group. He has long and extensive international experience in the diagnostic sector, where he has served in a range of executive positions, among others as CEO of Unilabs Group in Geneva, Switzerland from 2007 to 2009 and has worked in the healthcare sector since 1999. Mr. Olsson studied economics at the University of Lund in Sweden.
Richard Henry PhillipsNon-Executive Director
Mr. Phillips is a founding partner of Actis LLP, the emerging markets private equity group. As Actis LLP is one of the Company’s major shareholders, Mr. Phillips is not considered by the Board as being independent. He was previously responsible for the investment activity of Actis in North Africa and is currently responsible for Asia. He is a member of the Actis Investment Committee. Mr. Phillips is a director on the board of a number of companies including Emerging Markets Knowledge Holdings (Mauritius) Limited, Les Laboratoires Medis SA, and others. Mr. Phillips holds a degree in Economics from the University of Exeter.