Past Program

Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2019

Sciana: The Health Leaders Network Cohort 2, Meeting 4


The network is for outstanding leaders from across Europe who share a deep commitment to quality, sustainability, universal coverage, and patient and community-centered care, nationally and internationally. Their vision and collaboration, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, is critically needed to respond to common issues, such as fiscal strains, demographic change, chronic diseases, and migration.

Sciana Members

Mathias Binswanger
Book author; Political Advisor to the Parliament and the Federal Government in Switzerland
Annabelle Boettcher
Vice-Rector, Baden Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Dean of the Faculty of Social Work and Professor in the town of Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest, Germany
Shera Chok
Medical Director, Tower Hamlets GP Federation, UK
Jérôme Cosandey
Director for French-speaking Switzerland and Head of Research "Sustainable Welfare State", Avenir Suisse
Vinod Diwakar
Regional Medical Director for London, NHS England; Practising Paediatrician
Helle Dokken
Head of Nursing Department,University Hospital Göttingen
Anne-Marie Engel
Senior Programme Manager, The Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark; Board Member, University of Oslo and Innovation Fund Denmark
Ailsa Swarbrick
Director, Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) National Unit, & Director of Gender Services, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, London
Lutz Hager
Deputy CEO, ze:roPraxen, Germany
Amit Khutti
Entrepreneur, Co-founder, Zava (previously DrEd), Europe's largest online GP service
Robert Klaber
Consultant General Paediatrician & Director of Strategy, Research & Innovation, Imperial College, Healthcare NHS Trust
Richard Lee
Chief Operating Officer, St. John Ambulance, UK
Anja Leetz
Senior Project Manager, Robert Bosch Stiftung
Annamaria Mueller
Head, Cantonal Office for Hospital Services (until end of 2019), Bern; Independent Consultant, Amidea GmbH - New Health Care Solutions
Rahel Naef
Assistant Professor of Implementation Science in Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich; Head, Implementation Science in Nursing Research Group, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Annabel Seebohm
Secretary General, Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)
Stefan Spycher
CEO, Careum Stiftung, Switzerland
Werner Widmer
Economist; CEO, Stiftung Diakoniewerk Neumünster, Zollikerberg/Zürich