Speakers at the GapSummit will include industry experts, policy makers, research pioneers and think tanks.

We are pleased to release details of our current speakers for GapSummit 2018. More speakers shall be confirmed on an on-going basis.

Additionally, feel free to checkout the Global Biotech Revolution YouTube Channel for interviews, keynote speeches, and panel sessions from the previous GapSummits in 2016 and 2014.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Göran Ando

Chairman, Novo Nordisk

Fabrizio Hochschild

Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination, United Nations

Dr Trevor Mundel

President of Global Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

CMD, Biocon Limited

Paul Stoffels, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, J&J

Current Speakers

Anu Acharya

CEO, Mapmygenome ( Genomepatri, BabyMap ), YGL- WEF, IIT KGP

Prof Richard Barker

Founding Director, CASMI and New Medicine Partners

Prof. Alan Barrell

Chairman of Cambridge Worldwide Associates, Fellow of University of Essex Business School and Chairman - Cambridge Rare Diseases Network

Kate Bingham

Managing Partner, SV Health Investors

Prof Chas Bountra

Professor of Translational Medicine, Head of Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Oxford

Professor Stephen Caddick

Director of Innovation, Wellcome Trust

Dr Vivian Chan

CEO & Co-Founder, Sparrho

Sir Philip Cohen

Professor of Enzymology and Deputy Director of the Division of Signal Transduction Therapy, University of Dundee

Dr Divya Dhar

CEO and Co-founder, Swish

Dr Xavier Duportet

CEO, Eligo Bioscience; President, Hello Tomorrow

Lucien Engelen

Director REshape Center for Health(care) Innovation

Dr Matthias Evers

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Dr Stephen Friend

Co-Founder of Sage Bionetworks, and 4YouandMe

Dr Olivier Gien

Vice President, Global Head of Medical IT, Sanofi

Dr Yusuf Hamied

Non-executive Chairman, Cipla Limited

Dr William A Haseltine

Chair and President, ACCESS Health International

Dr Hermann Hauser

Co-Founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners

Dr Stanley Hirsch

CEO, FuturaGene Group

Madelaine Holden

Innovation Activation Manager, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS

Dr Christoph Hüls

Head of Technology Foresight & Scouting, Chief Innovation Officer, Merck KGaA

Molly Pyott

Chairman, The Board at Easterseals Southern California

Dr Kevin Johnson

General Partner, Medicxi

Sir Peter Kendall

Chair, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

Dr Richard Klausner

Founder and Director, Juno Therapeutics and Grail

Dr Jeanne Lambrew

Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

Jennifer Lee

Director of Health Economics, Market Access, Reimbursement, Patient Advocacy and Government Affairs, Janssen UK

Dr Simon Lucas

Innovation Field Explorer, Merck KGaA

Dr Kemal Malik

Member of the Board of Management, Bayer AG

Dr Geoffrey von Maltzahn

Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Adina Mangubat

CEO and Co-founder, Spiral Genetics

Prof Baron Marc Van Montagu

Emeritus Professor, Ghent University

Bernard Munos

Senior Fellow, FasterCures (Milken Institute)

Dr Ameet Nathwani

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer / Global Head of Medical Function, Sanofi

Dr Jane Osbourn

Vice-President R&D, MedImmune

Dr Menelas N Pangalos

Executive Vice President, IMED Biotech Unit & Global Business Development, AstraZeneca

Dr Claus Stig Pedersen

Head of Corporate Sustainability & EMEA Public Affairs, Novozymes

Dr George Poste

Chief Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems and Professor of Health Innovation, Arizona State University

Urvashi Prasad

Public Policy Specialist, NITI Aayog, Government of India

Dr David Pyott

Board Member of Philips, Alnylam and Biomarin; Philanthropist; Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Allergan

David Redfern

Chief Strategy Officer, GlaxoSmithKline

Melinda Richter

Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS

Dr Kyu Rhee

Vice President and Chief Health Officer, IBM Corporation and IBM Watson Health

Sandra Sassow

CEO and co-founder, SEaB Energy

Professor Raymond F. Schinazi

Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology at Emory University

Matthew Scholz

CTO, Immusoft Corporation

Dr Kelvin Stott

Director of Portfolio Management, Novartis

Dr Brindan Suresh

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Shrikumar Suryanarayan

Managing Director, Sea6 Energy PVT LTD

Miranda Weston-Smith

Business Development Consultant, BioBeat Founder

Dr Jan van de Winkel

President and CEO, Genmab A/S

Sir Gregory Paul Winter

Master, Trinity College Cambridge

Dr Margaret Zeigler

Executive Director, Global Harvest Initiative