As chief strategist and global leader for Life Sciences, Mukhtar Ahmed helps life science and healthcare organizations to streamline and enhance their scientific research, clinical development and business processes using Oracle solutions. Mukhtar has over twenty five years of experience in the clinical/medical research, business consulting and informatics industries, holding senior leadership positions across a variety of global bio/pharmaceuticals, contract research organizations and consulting companies.
Mukhtar also serves as an industry advisor to a number of start-ups and mid range private equity companies, and is currently a board advisor for a European laboratory company. He has previously held board-level non executive posts with a number of NHS UK Primary Care and Strategic Health Trusts.
Mukhtar is a regular industry speaker on scientific innovation, strategic outsourcing, medical devices, business change management and the role of clinical technologies. Mukhtar earned a B.Sc (Honors) in Applied Systems and M.Sc (Honors) in Neurological Imaging from Brunel University, and a MBA and post graduate diploma in computer science at BUC.