Omar is a Healthcare Innovation consultant and Co-founder at Vita Healthcare Solutions as well as Innovation Account Lead at Imperial college health partners.
After over a decade working in the Healthcare sector in various innovation and Market access roles, Omar made the move to the provider where he has worked for or on behalf of a number of institutes, helping shape Innovation strategy or adoption.
He has developed and manages an ecosystem to nurture and accelerate life sciences related innovation to commercialisation, ensuring it is aligned with market preferences for rapid spread and adoption with impact.
With a wealth of commercial experience in Innovation and now a deep understanding of the dynamics of healthcare system innovation adoption he has, with his co-founders, established and validated a systematic approach to market access and adoption.
Hassan is Consulting Director at Vita Healthcare, Commercial Consultant for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Strategy Lead for the Source Group and the Global Digital Health Specialist for Healthcare UK at the Department for International Trade, with a global role advising commercial teams in over 100 UK embassies as well as innovators, health systems and Governments.
His background is in social work, informatics, NHS commissioning and public health. He was later co-founder, CIO and Chief Commercial Officer at Health iQ – an award-winning real world evidence and health analytics firm before its acquisition and his exit in 2019.
He mentors at the NHS Innovation Accelerator, KQ Labs at The Francis Crick Institute and SimDH at London South Bank University. He is an Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Digital Health, a member of both the HIMSS Innovation Committee and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Healthcare Sector Exec Committee, co-Chair of the Diversity Interest Group of the PM Society and also holds an Honorary Research post at Imperial College London.
Pramod has 20 years experience in clinical, educational and leadership roles in the UK, currently practicing as a Consultant Psychiatrist specialized in adult and elderly psychological and cognitive health.
Currently, Pramod heads international business development at Imperial College Health Partners, bringing together world leading academic and healthcare organisations such as Imperial College London, the Royal Marsden Oncology hospital and the Royal Brompton Heart Hospital.
Prior to his current role, Pramod was Medical Director for a large portfolio of mental health and community services in NW and NC London responsible for quality, service transformation and clinical leadership of acquisition.
He was Joint course director for psychiatry at Imperial College School of Medicine from 2007 – 2014.
Pramod has considerable global healthcare knowledge and expertise having clinically practiced in the UK, UAE and Australia, as well as led collaborative projects with countries in the Middle East and China.