28b6e82Elizabeth Boultbee has extensive experience in all aspects of hospital management, international healthcare, medical tourism and in the creation of International Patient Centres. Elizabeth held general management positions within some of London’s premier university hospitals: – Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital , Moorfields Eye Hospital, University College London Hospital (UCLH). She has been involved in the development & maintenance of patient flows from international sources for 15 years.


100Keith Pollard is CEO of Intuition Communication. Intuition operates market-leading web portals such as Private Healthcare UK, GoPrivate, the Harley Street Guide and HarleyStreet.com. Intuition is a market leader in the medical travel sector through Treatment Abroad, DoctorInternet and the International Medical Travel Journal and provides research and consultancy to healthcare businesses in the UK and abroad. Keith is one of Europe’s leading experts on medical tourism and is a regular speaker, writer and commentator on this developing business sector.

Geoffrey Glazer PHOTOGeoffrey Glazer MS FRCS FACS was consultant surgeon to St. Mary’s Hospital, London and retired from the NHS a few years ago.  He was Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the Wellington Hospital, the largest private hospital in the UK, for over ten years and is now Medical Director at the hospital.  Geoffrey was Chairman of the London Consultants’ Association (LCA) until recently and a founder member and currently the Chairman of FIPO (The Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations).  As such he is at the forefront of issues relating to independent practice. He was active in private practice and worked in Harley Street for many years.

Fiona-Booth-PHOTOFiona Booth has been Chief Executive of AIHO since January 2013. Before that, she was the Chief Executive of the Hansard Society, a political research and education think tank, for five years. In addition, she has worked in education, and had roles at the Australian Red Cross and Age UK. Fiona is originally from Western Australia, and has lived in the UK for 17 years.  Fiona regularly contributes to political and media debates about independently-delivered healthcare and the benefits it brings. She is looking to challenge perceptions about the place of independent healthcare in the UK, especially as the population ages and long term conditions become more prevalent.

Howard-Lyons-PHOTOHoward Lyons, Managing Director of Healthcare UK, is a highly-qualified healthcare management professional with over 30 years’ experience of public and private sector healthcare throughout the UK and in more than 70 countries worldwide, advising on health services management and strategic health sector reform.  Howard has worked for NHS London Teaching Hospitals, for major British companies as well as Middle East Hospitals, and leading development agencies such as the World Bank, Department for International Development, Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations. He became Managing Director of Healthcare UK in January 2013, a strategic initiative by the Department of Health, NHS England and UK Trade & Investment to showcase the best of British healthcare, its expertise and know how and its openness for collaboration with countries around the world.

Simon-Baynham-PHOTOSimon Baynham BSc FRICS: As Property Director at the Howard de Walden Estate, Simon Baynham is responsible for all property matters relating to the Estate’s large and varied portfolio of office, medical, residential and retail premises. His role includes devising and implementing strategy, leading new acquisitions and developments and overseeing lettings and property management across 92 acres of Marylebone real estate. Simon joined the Howard de Walden Estate in 1995 and was appointed to the board in 2001. Since his arrival, he has played a significant role in the hugely successful revitalisation of Marylebone High Street and has overseen the on-going expansion and redevelopment of the Harley Street Medical Area, including the provision of major new facilities for The London Clinic, HCA and Isokinetic. Previous employers included Weatherall Green & Smith and London Merchant Securities. Simon holds a degree in Estate Management and is a RICS-qualified surveyor.

Phillip-Kim-PHOTOPhillip Kim, Soowoong (Phillip) Kim has been working with the KHIDI since 2002 and is  now Director or the UK Office. In his career, he has participated in 42 International Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Negotiations. He also has taken the overall responsibility of ‘Medical Korea’ which is the biggest medical conference in Korea. Through this project, he contributed to promotion of national medical brand all over the world. He was educated at the Kyunghee University College of Law, where he is currently a PhD Candidate in International Law.


Sergei Vaganov PHOTODr Sergei Vaganov, Consultant Anaesthetist. Dr Vaganov graduated from Medical university in Russia in 1996. He completed internships in general surgery and anaesthesia. He was awarded Princess Diana Tushinskaya memorial Scholarship in 2000 to undergo training in paediatric anaesthesia and intensive care at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Between 2003 and 2008 Dr Vaganov completed specialist training in Anaesthesia and Adult Intensive Care at Oxford.  Since 2009 he has been a full-time consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist at The Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals NHS Trust. Qualifications:  FRCA, DEAA

Duncan Dymond PHOTODuncan Dymond, Chairman, London Consultants Association. Duncan was educated at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, where he won the David Weizman Memorial Prize in Cardiology in 1972. He trained in non-invasive and invasive Cardiology at Barts, and was one of the first in Europe to research into Nuclear Cardiology. After two years in the USA he returned to Barts in1981, where he introduced the technique of coronary angioplasty. He founded the British Nuclear Cardiology Group and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He was chairman of the European Society of Cardiology working group on Nuclear Cardiology from 1984 -1988. In 1987 he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.  Since April 2013 he has Honorary Consultant Status at Barts Health and occupies a mainly teaching and training role. He remains an active practitioner in the field of complex angioplasty and stenting for coronary disease. He is a regular speaker on medical and medico-political issues and has written for leading media, as well as published books on heart disease for patients and was senior author on a handbook of Cardiology for medical students.