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LAURENT POCHAT-COTTILLOUX

GLOBAL HEAD OF HEALTH REINSURANCE PARTNERSHIPS, AXA

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JOSEF WOODMAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), PATIENTS BEYOND BORDERS

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DR. JEREMY KH LOW

DEPUTY CEO OF WELLY GOLDEN BAY HOSPITAL, SHANDONG

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JACK YUAN

CEO – HEALTH, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, AXA TIANPING P&C INSURANCE COMPANY LTD.

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MARIA BURPEE

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER (CMO), ARCHIMEDICX

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PETE READ

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), GLOBAL GROWTH MARKETS

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LAURENT POCHAT-COTTILLOUX

GLOBAL HEAD OF HEALTH REINSURANCE PARTNERSHIPS, AXA


Laurent Pochat-Cottilloux is an experienced health insurance professional, who has spent 20 years in the industry. He is an actuary by trade, and has an MBA from London Business School. He has worked both in start-ups (launching a UK health insurance company) and in large corporate environments (Standard Life, AXA).

In 2010 he set up a new health reinsurance hub in Singapore. Over the last few years, the team has launched a series of innovative health programs in markets big and small across Asia-Pacific, from Pakistan to New Zealand. These products tend to cater to the mid-to high-end segments, which typically include coverage for cross-border healthcare (i.e. medical travel).

AXA offers a unique “360 degree” reinsurance proposition, dedicated to health insurance. They support their cedants across the entire health value chain, from market assessment to product design, medical underwriting, and TPA & assistance services. AXA will work with both Life and non-Life companies, typically on the basis of long-term proportional treaties.

In 2016, this health partnership model was rolled out across the World – with a particular focus on Latin America and Africa. To date, AXA has health reinsurance partners in 40 countries across 5 continents.

Laurent, 44, lives with his wife and three young children in Singapore.



JOSEF WOODMAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), PATIENTS BEYOND BORDERS


As CEO of Patients Beyond Borders, Josef Woodman has spent the past decade touring more than 200 medical facilities in 35 countries, researching and vetting international healthcare options. Co-founder of MyDailyHealth (1998) and Ventana Communications (1987), Woodman’s pioneering background in publishing, healthcare and technology has allowed him to compile a wealth of information and knowledge about international medical care, telemedicine, wellness, integrative medicine and consumer-directed healthcare.

Woodman has lectured at the UCLA School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Duke Fuqua School of Business, Scientific American and the International Society for Travel Medicine. He has keynoted and moderated conferences on medical tourism and global healthcare in 20 countries. He has appeared in numerous print and broadcast media, including The Economist, The New York Times, CNN, ABC News, Fox News, Huffington Post, Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Woodman is an outspoken advocate of affordable, high-quality medical and preventive care for healthcare consumers worldwide.


DR. JEREMY KH LOW

DEPUTY CEO OF WELLY GOLDEN BAY HOSPITAL, SHANDONG


Dr. Low is currently the Deputy CEO of Welly Golden Bay Hospital, Shandong and one of the Board Directors at Weihai Thonburi Investment Company Limited (China).

Prior to this appointment, he served as the Director of Business Development & Marketing at Penang Adventist Hospital (2014-2015) and Hong Kong Adventist Hospital (1986-2005). He was also CEO of WJ International Healthcare Company where he successfully set up an international medical center (120 beds) at the General Hospital of Armed Police in Beijing (2009).

His areas of expertise include market feasibility studies, healthcare marketing and strategic development, and medical tourism and evacuation. Due to his expertise, Dr. Low was awarded The International Who’s Who of Professionals in Marketing (1998).

He obtained a DBA (Healthcare Marketing) from University of South Australia, MBA from San Francisco State University (USA) and BSc in Information Science from Andrews University (USA).



JACK YUAN

CEO – HEALTH, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, AXA TIANPING P&C INSURANCE COMPANY LTD.


Jack is the CEO of Health & Chief Strategy Officer at AXA Tianping Property & Casualty Insurance Company Ltd., a 50/50 JV between AXA and Tianping Automotive Insurance. His key role is to lead the development of AXA’s healthcare insurance in HNWI and affluence segments in China, providing them with world class healthcare solutions through AXA’s international networks. Jack also takes responsibility in shaping the strategy of AXA Tianping to be a leading customer centric digital direct insurance player in the market.

Before the M&A in 2014, Jack has been with AXA in China for 7 years, taking various leadership positions in driving growth in this very important emerging market. Under his leadership, the dedicated health business line was established in 2009, and it is now an important part of the AXA Global Healthcare organization.

Jack has been in the insurance industry for 24 years, prior to AXA, he worked for AIG, Chubb, Swire and PICC, assuming various management responsibilities. He earned a M.A. in Economic Management from Soochow University and Bachelor degree in Polymer Science from Fudan University.


MARIA BURPEE

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER (CMO), ARCHIMEDICX


Maria is currently Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for ARCHIMEDICX, a revolutionary healthcare startup. Previous to that, she delivered YoY growth with Branding, Lead Generation and Thought Leadership campaigns as Dell Healthcare Marketing Director EMEA, a €560Million business.

She is a marketing artisan, passionate about creative ideas that change our lives. She is a recognized expert specialized in healthcare, internationalization and B2B marketing. Maria’s 20+years in marketing, sales and business development focuses on customer-centric strategies that deliver results, drive innovation, accelerate growth and capture mindshare.

Maria is a Freelance Consultant and Trainer. She has mentored and consulted over 40 companies globally; from Seed Round Startups to Fortune 500/Forbes 100 Most Innovative.

Maria has been quoted in US News & World Reports, B2B Marketing Magazine, The Fiscal Times and others.

She holds a BA in Marketing Cum Laude from Michigan State University, is a mother of three and speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese.


PETE READ

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), GLOBAL GROWTH MARKETS


Pete Read is CEO of market information and advisory company Global Growth Markets (GGM).

He specialises in healthcare in China and other emerging markets and has led hundreds of assignments for many of the most successful global healthcare and medical technology companies.

Having advised many Western companies looking at opportunities in China since 1992, and major Chinese corporations as they expand internationally, Pete has first-hand experience of both sides of the emerging markets phenomenon.

He previously co-founded Fusion Consulting, a regional consultancy with offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong, which was voted ‘Asia’s Best Consulting Company to Work For’ in a survey of 800 professionals, knocking Bain & Co into second place. The company was acquired by Global Intelligence Alliance at a multi-million dollar valuation, and Pete went on to become their SVP Asia-Pacific and global head of Strategic Analysis & Advisory, before founding GGM in 2013.

Pete was educated at London University’s King’s College, London School of Economics and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), has been published and quoted in Bloomberg, South China Morning Post, Straits Times and Marketing magazine, and has appeared as a guest on CNBC.

He volunteers as a Director of the West of England China Bureau.

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China
Colin Yan
+86 186 1637 6132
 
China
Nana Ma
+86 186 01737 6253
 
Asia-Pacific
Nicolas Pechet
+86 186 1623 4224
 
US/Europe
Pete Read
+44 773 986 5080