We are pleased to have Dirk Richter to deliver the closing remarks for PHTT 2019.
Dirk Richter is a Senior Advisor with the Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) and associate professor of surgery. As Senior Advisor with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, Dirk Richter is currently supporting the establishment of a HealthTech Innovation Ecosystem working with SME, startups and all kinds of entrepreneurs to create their businesses in and out of Abu Dhabi, and become part of Hub71. One of his key responsibilities at the Department of Health is incubating and accelerating local and international by leading Department of Health HealthTech team in Hub71.
Before joining DoH, Dirk Richter worked in the top management of different healthcare providers, with A.T. Kearney Management Consultants and in his early career as a trauma surgeon and researcher. He also served as Director Healthy Athletes / Medical Services for the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
Dirk Richter is a board-certified surgeon as well as a health economist and co-founder of the German think tank ConceptHealth.