Namal Nawana

Namal Nawana is a business leader and Healthcare entrepreneur with a particular focus in the Medical Devices and Diagnostics industry. Mr Nawana is Chairman and Founder of Sapphiros. Mr Nawana has extensive experience leading global public companies and was formerly Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Smith & Nephew […]

Mark Gladwell

Mark Gladwell is COO of Sapphiros, CEO of Biocrucible and member of the Board. Previously, Mark was President, Global Operations and Global Business Services at Smith & Nephew with responsibility for Global Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Engineering, New Product Transfers, Operational Excellence, Business Services, Facilities, Sustainability, and all Operational Strategy Programs. Prior to Smith & […]

Niall Armes

Niall Armes is CTO of Sapphiros and a renowned molecular biologist and protein biochemist who invented the Recombinase Polymerase Amplification (RPA) isothermal DNA amplification technology. He is both founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Sapphiros’ subsidiary company Biocrucible, a UK-based company pioneering a new amplification chemistry to enable faster, cheaper, and more accurate point-of care […]

Ali Satvat

Ali Satvat joined KKR in 2012. He co-leads the Health Care industry team within KKR’s Americas Private Equity platform and serves as Global Head of KKR’s Health Care Strategic Growth platform. He is a member of the Investment Committee and the Portfolio Management Committee for Americas Private Equity and chairs the Investment Committee and the […]

Anuv Ratan

Anuv Ratan joined KKR in 2017 and is a member of the Health Care industry team within the firm’s Americas Private Equity platform. He has been involved with KKR’s investments in Aimmune Therapeutics, Ajax Health, Biosynth Carbosynth, Cordis, Dawn Biopharma, Gamma Biosciences, Headlands Research, Impel Neuropharma, Nordic Bioscience, Sapphiros, and Zeus Health. Prior to joining […]

Dawn Hudson

From 2014 to 2018 Ms. Hudson served as Chief Marketing Officer for the National Football League. Previously, she served from 2009 to 2014 as Vice Chairman of The Parthenon Group, an advisory firm focused on strategy consulting. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola North America, the beverage division of PepsiCo, Inc. for […]