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Robert Leu

Executive Director
Mediclinic International PLC
South Africa


Prof. Dr. Robert Leu has served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Mediclinic International Plc since February 15, 2016. He was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 15 February 2016 upon the successful combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited. Prior to the combination, he served as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited since 2010. He is professor emeritus of the University of Bern in Switzerland. Complementary to his academic career as full professor in economics at the Universities of St. Gallen and Bern, he has acted as economic adviser to executive and legislative bodies on all policy levels in Switzerland and to international institutions, in particular to the WHO, the OECD and the World Bank. He is a director of Visana AG since 2009 and serves as the Vice-President of the company since 2014, President of the Alliance for a Free Health Care System in Switzerland since 2013, and a director of MG Integrated Care Holding AG in Switzerland since April 2017. He was a prior director of Hirslanden AG and past President of Arcovita AG. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics; and a Doctorate in Economics (Ph.D.), both from the University of Basel. He is Member of the Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee of the Company.

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Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics Drug Targeting & Drug Development Pharmaceutical Research Pharmaceutical Materials Pharmaceutical Formulations Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

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