ABOUT

CIC comprises clinical, technical and academic world-class expertise.

Our teams have much experience in the domain of healthcare. 

Contact us for more detail of our resources.

Prof. Jean Claude Mbanya - Chief Clinical Adviser:

 

is Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Director Biotechnology Center and Postgraduate Dean Doctoral School of Life Sciences, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1 and Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology & Diabetes, at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

 

He is also Consultant Physician and Director of the National Obesity Centre at the University Teaching Hospital in Yaoundé. He is Honorary President of the International Diabetes Federation. He initially studied in Cameroon where he obtained his MD and trained at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England where he obtained a PhD and later Member of the Royal College of Physicians. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London and Doctor philosophiae honoris causa, University of Oslo, Norway.

 

His research interests are in the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases, especially diabetes and its complications, ethno-pharmacology and molecular biology of diabetes, hypertension, and thyroid diseases and their impact on the health care systems of developing countries.

 

He has a wide span of expertise, but his current focus is on clinical application of basic research and equity of access to care and education and the integration of diabetes and endocrine diseases in the primary health care activities of developing countries. Output from this exceptional diabetes research and service career has been published in 25 book chapters and over 155 papers in peer-reviewed journals His major interests include diabetes and other non-communicable diseases epidemiology and prevention, integration of diabetes care in the health care system of developing countries, diabetes complications, obesity and physical activity as risk factors of non-communicable diseases.

 

Among numerous other outstanding achievements for diabetes, as President of the International Diabetes Federation (2009 - 2012) he championed the convening of the first ever United Nations High Level Summit on non-communicable diseases held in 2011.

 

As Chairman of the HbA1c International Consensus Group (International Federation of Clinical Chemists, American Diabetes Association, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and International Diabetes Federation), he managed the establishment of a global unified HbA1c reporting system during the introduction of more sensitive calibrators.

 

As Chairman of the International Diabetes Federation Task Force on Insulin (1997 - 2012), he led the change to a unified colour code by all manufacturers of insulin for the different types of insulin. These outstanding achievements have been recognised widely around the world. Among others, he was the 2004 recipient of the American Diabetes Association Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes. In 2011 he was conferred the degree of Doctor philosophiae honoris causa by the University of Oslo for significant scientific contribution and work of outstanding quality furthering the scientific endeavour. He is also Fellow Cameroon Academy of Sciences, Fellow of The Third World Academy of Sciences, Trieste, Italy and Senior Research Fellow International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France.

Prof. Michael Miller C.Eng., CITP, FBCS - CEO:

Michael is a respected international consultant in health informatics and eHealth strategy and systems and has worked on the largest of eHealth programmes around the world including NHS England, for the Supreme Council of Health - Qatar, Queensland Health - Australia, the Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Singapore developing an integrated care model and national EMR strategy for the Singapore Ministry of Health, and most recently with the Samoan Ministry of Health on a national eHealth programme financed by the Asian Development Bank and the Philippines MoH.

Michael has spent his entire career in the information technology domain with the last 15 years dedicated to working on eHealth innovation and large and complex eHealth programmes around the globe.

Michael was a professor of business information systems on the Webster MBA programme at Regents College, Inner Circle, Regents’ Park, London (now in Oxford at Oxford Brookes University) from 1992 - 2008.

Michael has delivered multiple advanced eHealth strategies and programmes for national Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Hospitals and Primary Healthcare systems, Pathology Modernisation and Diagnostic Imaging programmes as well as Integrated Care strategies, Clinical “Best Practice” integration, Decision Support, Telemedicine (NCD’s, Chronic Disease Management) and Healthcare Analytics and AI.

He is the former Head of Programme for the London & Southern Clusters of the NHS England Connecting for Health Programme – National Programme for IT (NPfIT) (2004-2008) covering some 20 Million UK citizens.

His current research and innovation in the field of chronic disease via his company Care Innovations Corporation represent a major step forward in cost-effective, high-quality care.

Michael is a member of the WHO Digital Health Technical Advisory Group Roster of Experts, Associate Vice-Chair of the Health & Care Executive of the British Computer Society, and an Assessor for the BCS Federation for Informatics Professionals – FEDIP.

Peter Jeng (M. Arch, PhD) - President - Asia Pacific Region

Peter Jeng is the CEO and Founder of China Britain Healthcare Consulting in the UK and the Chairman and Founder of Sino Health International Business Co., Ltd. in China.

Peter is Vice President of the UK Chinese Business Association, International Senior Adviser of Chinese Aging Well Association, and Deputy President of the Hospital Construction Management Branch, Chinese Non-Government Medical Institutions Association. As a British Chinese elite, Peter is one of the first senior NHS professionals connecting business opportunities in life sciences and medical industries from the UK to China and extending the bilateral partnership in a global health perspective.

The government and healthcare authorities in Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea had officially invited Peter to visit their life sciences and medical institutions and help them to develop international healthcare-related projects with suitable business partners in China with a multi-disciplinary background in architecture design, urban planning, human geography health leadership & management in USA and UK.

Peter's major business interests are focusing on Global Health, International Education & Training, Green Building and Sustainable Development in China and Asia Pacific region.

 John Doupis (MD, PhD) - Consultant Endocrinologist and Advisor

Dr John Doupis is a former Fellow of the Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School,  Boston, MA. Currently, he is directing the Diabetes Division and Clinical Research Center of Iatriko Paleou Falirou Medical Center, Athens, Greece, as well as, the Internal Medicine and Diabetes Department of the NS Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece.  Furthermore, Dr Doupis serves as a Tutor for Diabetes Diploma and MSc in Diabetes in Cardiff University Medical School, the UK since 2012. 


His special areas of interest are type 1 and type 2 diabetes and its complications, especially the Diabetic foot and Obesity, as well as the new glucose sensing technologies and insulin pumps. In these fields, he has participated in a substantial number of studies, most of which have been either published in International journals or presented in international congresses. He is also the instigator of “D-partner”,  a mobile-based artificial intelligence application for diabetes management.     


Dr Doupis has given numerous lectures in national and international congresses presenting, also, more than 200 abstracts.  In addition, he has authored many chapters in Diabetes-related books, published in the USA and in Europe and he is a member of the editorial advisory board of a large number of diabetes-related medical journals. 
Dr Doupis has a long-standing teaching experience during his affiliation with  Harvard Medical School, in Athens University  Medical School and in Cardiff University Medical School. 


Finally, he is a member of the Hellenic Diabetes Guidelines board and serves as an advisor of the national authority’s committee for insulin pumps and sensors. 

Prof. Dipak Kalra - Chief Health Informatics Adviser

Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS, is President of the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (www.i-HD.eu) and of the European Institute for Health Records (www.EuroRec.org).

 

He plays a leading international role in research and development of electronic health record architectures and systems and leads the development of ISO standards on EHR interoperability, personal health records, EHR requirements, and has contributed to several EHR security and confidentiality standards.

 

Dipak co-leads a €16m project on the re-use of EHR information for clinical research, EHR4CR, alongside ten global pharmaceutical companies. Dipak also leads an EU Network of Excellence on semantic interoperability, and is a partner in other EU projects on the sustainability of interoperability assets and the transatlantic sharing patient summaries.

 

Dipak is Clinical Professor of Health Informatics at University College London, United Kingdom, a Director of the openEHR Foundation, and a member of standards bodies including CEN, ISO and HL7-UK.

Dr Martin Baggaley - Consultant Psychiatrist

Martin has been a full-time psychiatrist since 1986 and has been a consultant from 1993.  He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London since 2005. 

Martin qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital and served in the British Army from 1985 until 1997.  Martin trained as a psychiatrist in the Army and at Guy’s Hospital, London.  He worked as Senior Lecturer in Military Psychiatry for four years and for two years as Head of Division at the Defense Services Psychiatric Centre, Catterick. He left the British Army in 1997 and was appointed to the post of consultant psychiatrist for the Lewisham & Guy’s Mental Health NHS Trust and senior lecturer in psychiatry for the Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’s Hospitals’ Medical and Dental School.
 
Martin was Clinical Director of Adult Mental Health in the London Borough of Lewisham for the South London & Maudsley NHS FT (SLaM) for five years and was instrumental in the development and implementation of an innovative approach to adult inpatient services, the “Triage model”. 

He has a long-standing interest in information technology. He was chair for the RCPsych Special Interest Group in IT for a number of years.

He worked for two years for the National Programme for Information Technology (NPfIT) as Clinical Lead for London.  He made a significant contribution to the development of the unique clinical record system used by SLaM (ePJS).
 
Martin was appointed as Executive Medical Director in 2007 and served in that role until September 2016.  He is particularly interested in Quality Improvement, Patient Flow and the importance of clinical engagement in medical management. He worked clinically as a General Adult Psychiatrist on a busy acute ward in Lambeth.

In October 2016 he relocated to Abu Dhabi with Maudsley Health to lead the development of an Adult Mental Health Service. In March 2018 he moved to the Al Amal Hospital Dubai as Acting Assistant Director of Medical Affairs. At Al Amal He took a lead role in the implementation of a mental health Cerner EPR.

He returned to the UK in July 2019 and practices as an independent consultant psychiatrist close to Guy’s Hospital.
 

Daniel Hulme (PhD) - Chief Data Science Advisor

Daniel is a leading expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies, and is the CEO of Satalia. Satalia is an award-winning company that provides AI products and solutions for global companies such as Tesco and PwC. Satalia's mission is to create a world where everyone is free to innovate and those innovations become free for everyone.

Having received a Master and Doctorate in AI at UCL, Daniel is also UCL's Computer Science Entrepreneur in Residence and a lecturer at LSE's Marshall Institute, focused on using AI to solve business and social problems.

Passionate about how technology can be used to govern organisations and bring positive social impact, Daniel is a popular keynote speaker specialising in the topics of AI, ethics, technology, innovation, decentralization and organisational design. He is a serial speaker for Google and TEDx, holds an international Kauffman Global Entrepreneur Scholarship, and is a faculty member of Singularity University.

Daniel is a contributor to numerous books, podcasts and articles on AI and the future of work. His mission is to create a world where everyone has the freedom to spawn and contribute to innovations, and have those innovations become free to everyone. He has an advisory and executive positions across companies and governments, and actively promotes purposeful entrepreneurship and technology innovation across the globe.

Agita Pasaribu (LL.B., M.A.) - AI Ethics and Legal Advisor

Agita is an AI Ethics & Law enthusiast. Prior to founding Bully.id, Agita has contributed to youth empowerment initiatives both nationally and internationally for over a decade. She has co-founded Tweet Kuliah, Instilling Learning for Malaysian Unity, led Safer Internet Day 2020 celebrations in 11 countries and Youth IGF Movement (UN IGF recognised global youth initiative) in over 35 countries.

Her biggest interests are utilizing technology to solve deep social issues worldwide and benefiting the most vulnerable in society.

 

Agita contribution and commitment to youth empowerment has been recognized and celebrated globally, she has been advocating to the UN, ITU and WHO on how Artificial Intelligence can be used to detect early symptoms of mental health illness on social media and to reduce bullying/cyberbullying cases.

She is part of the expert member at the AI Policy Exchange, World Youth Summit, a representative for the Common Futures Conversations by Chatham House, as well as Working Group Member of the WHO SDG 3.4 Global Youth, UN Major Group for Children & Youth, International Organization for Security and Intelligence (IOSI) and ITU-Indonesia Concern Forum.

 

Agita is a Fred J. Hansen Fellow, ILive2Lead International Young Women’s Alumnae, Southeast Asia Young Leader and Global Strategic Leadership Award 2019 “Social Cause Category” awardee from the AAFT University of Media & Arts and Top 10 of Asia & Starplanet.

 

Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam  - Chief Innovation Adviser:

is a world-renowned expert on digital health. He is currently CEO of Global eHealth Consultants, a Geneva-based consultancy, which has developed national digital health policies and strategies for several countries and international organizations. 

 

He is also Executive Director, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH). He serves, or has served, on several digital health advisory bodies including: Global Alliance for Health and Social Compact Advisory Board; World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Digital Health; Innovation Working Group Task Force on the Global Knowledge Commons for m-eHealth (Co-Chair); International Council of Nurses eHealth Strategic Advisory Group, Pathena Medtech Advisory Body; African Development Bank eHealth Awards Committee (Co-Chair); WHO-PMNCH Advisory group on ICT for health; and SatelLife Board of Directors.

 

From 2004 through August 2008 he was eHealth Coordinator, at the World Health Organization HQ, Geneva, responsible for overall coordination of eHealth across the Organization.

 

Before joining WHO in 2001, he was Professor and Director, Center for Health Technology, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. He has also served as a consultant to WHO, ITU, UNIDO, World Bank, and the US National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Mr Dermot Doyle -  Strategy Advisor

Dermot joined the CIC team in May 2020, taking on the role of Strategy Advisor. Prior to this, Dermot worked in the consulting sector for 17 years, of which the last 10 have involved a large amount of public sector contract business generation and project delivery for Deloitte and PwC.

 

He has worked across a number of industries, including policy advisory in the areas of digital business, FMCG, financial services and energy. More recently Dermot has begun work in the area of health informatics, focussing on the application of semantic web technology.

 

Dr Raphael Olaiya ( MBChB, MSc Data Science-UCL) - Health Data Science Consultant

Joined  CIC in January 2020 as a Lead clinical data science and machine learning advisor after supporting the CIC business development team on global strategy and implementation of emerging technology in healthcare systems.

 

Clinically He has 5+ years of experience working in NHS Orthopaedics/Spinal, General Surgery, Emergency, Acute and Elderly care medicine across London hospital Trusts as an SHO doctor. Raphael has worked in leadership roles in early-stage Medtech start-ups and medium to large corporates developing and integrating emerging technologies ( Machine learning and Virtual Reality) into clinical workflow ecosystems and also for the purpose of medical education.

 

Richard Marriott - Programme Director 

For the last decade, Richard has been running a UK-based management consultancy specialising in business transformation and product development. He brings with him a wealth of experience, having successfully managed numerous high profile, complex, multi-disciplinary projects and programmes for clients in Telecoms, FMCG, Banking, Insurance, Utilities, Legal and Retail.


From inception to benefit realisation, he has delivered above and below the line marketing initiatives, product launches, re-branding exercises, managed the design, manufacture and installation of point of sale products and services and implemented a host of digital and social media changes. 


Richard has also managed a variety of technological changes including; data centre and SharePoint migrations, call management, SMS, helpdesk and IVR system implementations, development of reporting and analytic tools, finance and forecasting systems, ERP development and card processing services.

 

Lisa Winters - Head of Lifestyle Coaching

Lisa has been in the lifestyle coaching & fitness industry for over a decade. Her qualifications include exercise referral for medical conditions, an advanced diploma in personal training, as well as a diploma to practise as a soft tissue therapist.

Working with clients through various stages of their fitness and lifestyle journey, mitigating medical intervention through to rehabilitation.  

 

Her passion lies in guiding and supporting clients to make the necessary changes to their lifestyle choices through exercise programmes and therapy, whilst ensuring them the required support to make the change permanent.
 

Richard Marriott - Programme Director

For the last decade, Richard has been running a UK-based management consultancy specialising in business transformation and product development. He brings with him a wealth of experience, having successfully managed numerous high profile, complex, multi-disciplinary projects and programmes for clients in Telecoms, FMCG, Banking, Insurance, Utilities, Legal and Retail.

From inception to benefit realisation, he has delivered above and below the line marketing initiatives, product launches, re-branding exercises, managed the design, manufacture and installation of point of sale products and services and implemented a host of digital and social media changes.

Richard has also managed a variety of technological changes including; data centre and SharePoint migrations, call management, SMS, helpdesk and IVR system implementations, development of reporting and analytic tools, finance and forecasting systems, ERP development and card processing services.”​