Dr Hakim Yadi OBE is CEO of the Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd (NHSA). He led the formation of the NHSA, bringing together 20 NHSA members as a single health partnership across the North of England’s 15m population. He has experience of building a recognised brand & corporate identity across a networked approach of multi-disciplinary science. Over the past four years he has secured over £50m in contracts for NHSA members and has raised the profile of the North’s health research both nationally and internationally establishing research partnerships in the US and across the commonwealth.
Previously he was at PA Consulting Group where on secondment to UK Government he was Chief Operations Officer and founding member of the Department Of International Trade Life Sciences Organisation.
Hakim holds a PhD in the Immunology of Pregnancy from the University of Cambridge and has published peer reviewed papers on his academic research. Hakim currently serves as a NED for the UK AMR Centre
Dr Yadi was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Healthcare Technology and the Economy in the 2017 New Years Honours List.