Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is composed of one representative and one alternate from partners, sponsors and select individuals who, in the sole opinion of the organizers, can contribute to the growth and betterment of HMA and serve stakeholders interests better. It is by invitation only, made annually.  

The board membership cum network partnership is completely voluntary and carries with it no obligations or privileges. At the annual meeting the board members / Network partners give comments about how HMA can better serve the stakeholders, discuss future venues and other issues and concerns. 

As a general rule, representatives from the following are invited to attend the annual meeting, usually lunch on the second day of HMA:

  • Partner Hospital Associations
  • Ministries of Health or participating Government organizations
  • Major Sponsors that contribute to the HMA programme
  • Sponsors who have supported HMA for 5 years in a row
  • Special individuals the organizers might invite (ad hoc) from time to time.

Chairman of Advisory Board

Ashok Nath

Founder of HMA

Co-chairman of the Advisory Board

Dr. Rustico Jimenez

President, Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines, Inc.

Vishal Bali                       
Asia Head – Healthcare
TPG Growth      

Prof Luong Ngoc Khue
General Director of Administration of Medical Service, Ministry of Health Vietnam

Dr. Yash Paul Bhatia
Managing Director
Astron Hospital & Healthcare Consultants & Astron Institute of Social Sciences, India

Dr. Wasista Budiwaluyo
Secretary General
Indonesian Hospital Association           

Joyce Chang
Director, Asia-Pacific Office
Joint Commission International 

Dr. Wai-Lun “Allen” Cheung
Director – Cluster Services
Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Michael Chia
Managing Director
Austco Marketing & Service (Asia)

Dr. Eric de Roodenbeke
International Hospital Federation

Dr. Yoon-Soo Kim
Asian Hospital Federation

Robert Grey
Former Chairman and CEO
Azure Healthcare Limited

Dr. Girdhar Gyani
Director General
Association of Healthcare Providers (India)

Dr. Pongpat Patanavanich
The Private Hospital Association of Thailand

Dr. Phan Thanh Hai
Vice Chairman
Ho Chi Minh City Medical Association

Dr. Jesus Jardin
Philippine Hospital Association

Hwan Kim
Assistant Vice President Healthcare Liability, Asia-Pacific
Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd.

Dr. Lawrence Lai
Special Advisor
International Hospital Federation

Mathew Williams
Sales Director, Asia Pacific

Dr. Ye Moe Myint
Myanmar Private Hospitals’ Association

Samantha Reid
General Manager
RiskMan International Pte. Ltd

Dr. Tsuneo Sakai
Japan Hospital Association

Dato’ Dr. Jacob Thomas
Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia

Paula Wilson
Joint Commission International

Dr. Dilshaad Ali Bin Abas
Project Development Executive
FV Hospital (Vietnam)

Jeyakumar (JK) Balasundararam
Chief Operating Officer
Aster Aadhar Hospital
Aster DM Health Care

Darren Butler
International Sales Director          
Wolters Kluwer Health   

Johan Vooren
General Manager, Health Systems
Philips South East Asia

Myra Eskes
President & CEO
GE Healthcare

Peter Lee
Ministry of Health Singapore




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