Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Jilani Gulam

CEO Chief Executive Officer

Jilani is a technologist, with a passion for big software delivery. He is recognised in both the media and healthcare sectors as a true innovator, bringing to market many products that were genuinely game changing, but are now established names. Amongst some of his deliveries include the award winning and sector defining BBC iPlayer, the first television business intelligence platform for the WPP Group (Arianna), the first RFID patient tracking system for Great Ormond Street Hospital, revolutionising patient flow and equipment monitoring. Most recently he has been instrumental in delivering Vantage, utilising cutting edge data and technology integration.

As a founding director and CEO, he has helped commercialise Health iQ’s genuine data and technology expertise and develop the overall Health iQ proposition to establish itself as the leader in real world evidence solutions within the market access space. He is regarded as a thought leader within the health-tech space and is regularly consulted for opinions in an advisory capacity.

Yasir Hassan

CIO Chief Information Officer

Yasir is a recognised specialist in healthcare data and informatics, with an industry-wide reputation as one of the leaders in this field. He has worked at director-level across Acute Trust, PCT, Mental Health and SHA organisations, building a broad knowledge of the healthcare data that is second to none. He has led the informatics work on some of the largest projects in recent history, including ‘Healthcare for London’ and the ‘Information Revolution’. He has written in numerous industry publications, providing insight into the use of data in healthcare.

As a founding director of Health iQ, Yasir’s unique insight into ‘Real World Data’ has proven invaluable to a sector that craves data in order to prove outcomes, and helped differentiate the company through its unmatched expertise with data. He has also managed a successful expansion into bespoke development, producing a number of market-leading products such as Vantage, LinQ and PharmaSim.

Hassan Chaudhury

CCO Chief Commercial Officer

Hassan is a founding director and Chief Commercial Officer leading on partnerships and commercial tie ups. He is an expert in developing real world data solutions, having spent many years at the forefront of informatics, public health and commissioning support for the NHS; delivering and trouble-shooting large-scale health intelligence projects at national and regional levels, as well as at Acute and PCT.

He is an Honorary Research Officer at Imperial College, London developing blended learning courses on Big Data, Data Science and eHealth at the Global eHealth Unit. He is also a Lay Advisor to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists advising on areas such as informatics, a member of the Pharmaceutical Health Information Group (PHIG) at the ABPI and a Committee Member of the PM Society.

He is in demand as a public speaker and works with the NHS, medical device and pharmaceutical industry, consulting on challenges that require expertise and insight into health and social care data, its gaps, how to access it, how to add value, and how to construct robust and compelling cases for change.

Owen Brady

COO Chief Operating Officer

Owen is a senior operational manager and director who has worked at board level within the healthcare industry. He has run large IT and operational departments within public and private sectors over the last 25 years including; Nuffield Hospitals, Nations Health Care, Whipps Cross and latterly at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has delivered group wide IT transformation and change management programmes delivering innovation and value that are business aligned.

This includes end to end solutions using web services, CRM, healthcare electronic patient record systems, diagnostic solutions with integration delivering improved business processes and transactional efficiencies. He has also been responsible for introducing other best practice initiatives including Prince2 and ITIL that have facilitated significant benefits to those organisations. Owen has significant experience of technology and its application in a business environment and facilitating operational efficiencies within the organisation.

Christopher Clark

CFO Chief Financial Officer

Christopher is a chartered accountant and worked in practice at Deloitte, PwC and latterly BDO where he was a partner. He has more than 2 decades of experience in financial and operational advisory, establishing robust finance functions and governance protocols to support growth plans and help realise corporate roadmaps and objectives. He has worked with a number of technology businesses to help them build value ensuring their systems and processes are scaleable to meet the demands that growth places upon them.

He works closely with the CEO on the strategic vision and long term financial planning overseeing accounting, reporting, financial analysis, forecasting, internal audit and tax functions with a focus on maintaining growth from the near to mid term.