Quentin Compton-Bishop has over 20 years experience working with early-stage technology companies, including 11 years as a founding CEO. He is responsible for technology development and commercialisation at the University of Warwick and manages the University’s spinout equity portfolio.
He co-founded and led two materials technology companies, P2i, which makes performance nano-coatings for consumer electronics, and RolaTube Technology, which makes extendable, coiled composite masts. His earlier career included software, e-commerce, mobile telecommunications and renewable energy.
Quentin studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, Arabic at the School for Oriental and African Studies and has an MBA from Cranfield University. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is Chairman of the Levantine Heritage Foundation.
Dr. Sanjiv Agarwal
Dr. Sanjiv has joined the Board of Directors of Apnee Sehat recently. He will be able to offer the company his vast experience of Healthcare IT services that he has delivered to a variety of NHS organisations.
Sanjiv Agarwal is a successful healthcare entrepreneur with accreditation in Medicine and Management. He is the CEO and founder of Diabetacare Ltd, a company dedicated to providing on site Diabetes Care and 24*7 Diabetes Monitoring Service in UK (for NHS patients) and in India.
Sanjiv is the founder of a Teleradiology venture (4 Ways Healthcare) providing 24*7 Radiology Reporting service to NHS Hospitals across the UK. He along with partners won the most prestigious contract in radiology by the UK Department of Health in 2007 delivering radiology services to NHS London. 4 Ways is a good example of a successful Public-Private partnership approach with continuous innovation combined with highest Clinical Quality.
Dr. Vinod Patel
FHEA, MD, FRCP, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr. Vinod Patel is the Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick. He is also Honorary Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes, Acute Medicine and Medical Obstetrics at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
His specialist area of research is prevention of diabetic complications; he has great passion for teaching along with special interest for clinical diabetes care. He has recently received the Warwick University Award for Teaching Excellence. He is jointly qualified in Hospital Medicine and General Practice, which has allowed him to work relatively seamlessly across the primary and secondary care interface and improve effectiveness in delivery of diabetes care for the local Community. His Diabetes Care Team was instrumental in developing the “Alphabet Strategy” for patient-centred, evidence-based, multi-professional diabetes care. In 2013, the strategy won him the National Quality in Diabetes Care Award for Innovation in Clinical Care and it is cited on the NICE website as an example of best practice for sharing learning.
Professor Wasim Hanif
Prof. Wasim Hanif is a Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Consultant Physician, and Clinical Director in diabetes at University Hospital Birmingham. He is an eminent authority on Diabetes, Obesity, and Ethnic health. He works with several national bodies, and professional groups in the UK. He has been involved with major research projects in diabetes and has published widely. He was selected for Kings Fund Leadership Programme in Diabetes.
His research interest includes: diabetic kidney disease, diabetes prevention, management of diabetes in Ramadan, obesity, ethnicity and tackling health inequalities. He is involved as a chief and principal investigator in several international multi-centre trials and was instrumental in setting up UKADS (United Kingdom Asian Diabetes Study). Prof. Hanif has been involved at a parliamentary level to advise the government on issues relating to Diabetes and ethnic health. He is the Chair of the Diabetes Working Group of the world-recognised South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF).
Prof. Hanif is a member of the Parliamentary and Stakeholder Diabetes Think Tank advising the All Party Parliamentary Group on Diabetes. His involvement in NICE has been extensive, sitting on advisory NICE Health Technology Appraisal Committee since 2009, and acting as an advisor on many issues including the use of health technologies, definitions of Obesity and Waist circumference in British South Asians, prevention of diabetes in high risk groups, physical activity and type 2 diabetes. He is on the Expert Advisory Committee of Commission of Human Medicine, advising MHRA on new Medicinal agents. He is on the Board of Governors as a Trustee of Diabetes UK, helping in strategy, advocacy, patient empowerment and research to help improve outcomes in people with diabetes in the UK.
Professor Elizabeth Hughes
Professor Elizabeth Hughes is a Consultant in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich and Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham and is a national expert in the treatment of inherited lipid disorders being one of the Founder members of the national charity HEARTUK for which she has worked extensively with multi professional groups and particularly with patients.
Professor Elizabeth Hughes is Director of Education and Quality for HEE with responsibility for London and the South East.
Director of Operation & Business Development
Mini Mangat has been working with Apnee Sehat CIC since 2008 and has a passion for addressing health inequalities and social value.
Her professional background is in Human Resources with expertise in Equality, Diversity and Management within the NHS and private sectors. Mini has worked with many local communities and has considerable experience in consultation and engagement, and has been instrumental in designing and implementing a unique outcome based programme. Mini is experienced in procuring services into NHS and Public Health bodies. Mini’s vision for Apnee Sehat is to make it a local, national and internationally known organisation, which focuses on putting patients in control of managing their own health and care.
Head of Finance
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983, Peter spent the next 20 or so years working for several companies in a range of business sectors, occupying financial director roles from 1988 onwards.
Since 2004, Peter has worked with a variety of mainly start-up businesses, many of them in the healthcare sector, assisting them with the procurement of funding as well as carrying out the core financial management function.
Professor Sudhesh Kumar
Professor Sudhesh Kumar is the Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean (External Affairs) at the University of Warwick Medical School.
He has international reputation for his research into obesity and its complications. His research team has been recognised through several national and international awards. His research includes novel approaches to the treatment of obesity and diabetes incorporating new behavioural, dietary and pharmacological approaches, including early intervention to prevent diabetes.
Dr. Rumeena Gujral
Non-Exe Board Director
Dr. Rumeena Gujral is the CEO and founder of Pink Sequin Productions Ltd and a SAHF trustee.
Dr. Rumeena has a particular interest in cardiovascular disease and diabetes and co-produced through her own production company, Pink Sequin Productions Ltd, a Bollywood-style comedy to raise awareness of heart disease in the South Asian community.