Giuseppe Caposeno Torres

Giuseppe Caposeno is a Mechanical Biomedical Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Management, Economics and Policy. He works as a consultant for project management in healthcare sector programs, procurement advisory and engineering services for hospital planning and equipment. He has worked in Somalia, Honduras, Uganda, Mozambique, Albania and Italy.

Francesco Ribolzi

Graduate in Mechanical and Bio-Medical Engineering at the Politecnico of Milano, Italy. Masters degree in International Cooperation and is currently completing a Masters degree in Public Health. Worked as Project Manager in R&D in the Private Sector until 2006. Has consulted to several Bilateral and Multilateral Development Agencies in various developing countries (China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lebanon, Sudan, South Africa, Swaziland and Vietnam). Holds professorship in "Project Cycle Management" for post-degree courses in Co-operation for local and international development.

Mauro Pereira

Graduate in Civil Engineering at the University of Eduardo Mondlane of Maputo, Mozambique. Extensive experience in major structural projects of highly complex buildings from hospitals to skyscrapers to airports. Specialized in steel structures in order to provide light yet sound structures for relevant applications.

Jean Poluta

Graduate in General Nursing and Midwifery at the Maternity College of Cape Town. Critical Care Nurse courses and continuous training both in Cape Town and United States (Cornell Hospital and White Plains Hospital, NY, and Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans). Has worked in both developed and developing countries with extensive experience in both management and practical nursing.

Michele Santoro

Graduate in Economics at Bocconi, Milano. Masters in Public Policy Management at London University. Has consulted for the Ministry of Health of Mozambique on various aspects of Healthcare Management and Information System. Has consulted with Bilateral Development Agencies and assisted in the Management Process of Public Hospitals.

Victorino Manjate

Technical Civil Engineer with extensive experience in Project Management. Has completed many constructions in the Health Sector in challenging environments. Experienced in managing builders, material supply and production and in delivering construction sites on-time and on-budget.

Sorayma Teran

Sorayma obtained her degree in Architecture from the Zulia University in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She holds a Masters degree in management and several Diplomas and Certificates in different architectural specialties, amongst them one in Hospital Design, from Zulia University. After many years of experience in Venezuela in different projects she started to work in Africa with private companies mainly involved in Hospital design and project management. Presently she lives in Maputo and travels for work in Southern Africa and Middle East.

Enrico Nunziata

Graduate in Electronic Engineering at the Politecnico of Torino, Italy. Masters Degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Health Economics and Health System Management. Consulted for major International Bi-Lateral and Multi-lateral. Development Agencies in assisting countries in establishing and improving Health Technology Management Systems. Advised, assisted and equipped major hospitals and clinics around the world for a total value of more than 200Million USD worth of Medical Equipment, Hospital Equipment and Furniture. Participated in the concept development and design of many Healthcare Institutions from small self-standing Clinics to major Hospitals (500+ beds).

Mohammed Tariq

Graduate in Computer Engineering at Al Ma'mon College, Baghdad. Specialised in the field of clinical engineering, through field experience and advanced courses. Extensive Middle-East experience as site engineer for installation and commissioning of medical equipment.

Dr Gulam Karim

Gulam has qualifications as a Health Economist, in Public and Development Management from the Wits Business School and the Oliver Tambo Fellowship from the University of Cape Town, qualified as a Medical Doctor at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He practiced as a medical doctor in the private sector for 20 years, then as a Senior Civil Servant from 1994, i.e. as Head of Department for Health for 7 years and then as Head of Department for Safety and Security in Mpumalanga. He has been with KPMG from 2005 to 2011 and also established Pholela Health Logistics (Pty) Limited in 2005 as a founding Director and senior health consultant. He has worked on an innumerous Health projects in South Africa, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.

Tommaso D'Alessio

Tommaso D'Alessio is Full Professor of Biomedical Instrumentation in the Department of Engineering of UniversitÓ Roma Tre. He has previously served as Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the UniversitÓ di Roma La Sapienza up to 1992, when he moved to University Roma Tre.

Antonella Cortese

Holds a degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Trieste. Lecturer in Masters degree course in Clinical Engineering, in MIC (Masters course in Clinical Engineering) and SMMCE (Specialist Master of Management in Clinical Engineering) - University of Trieste, in collaboration with the University of Padua. Sound experience in supporting public and private clinical engineering services in medical laboratory related issues, ie specialised consultancy, health technology assessment, procurement and logistics, workflows and cost analyses. Expert in Technology Needs Assessment and Evaluation, definition of technical requirements, market analysis, exclusive analysis, identification of commercial values for the acquisition of medical devices, in particular for clinical laboratory systems, orthopaedic prosthetic implants, dialysis systems.

Matt Audinwood

Graduate with Honors in Architecture from the University of Oxford, UK. Has specialized in the design, procurement and delivery of a broad range of healthcare buildings internationally during his 21 year professional career. Has acted as Principal Architect, Lead Consultant; Client Agent and Project Manager on many international medical facilities including Public Private Finance Projects; Design and Build and Turnkey procurement projects. Has held the position of Managing Director and Principle. Architect of a major international healthcare architectural practices in the UK and RSA. Lives in Cape Town and travels in Africa and beyond for work.

Roberto Musi

Holds a Masters Degree in Material Science Engineering from Tampere University of Technology, Finland. Postgraduate specializations in Health Services in Limited. Resources Countries and in Health Facilities Management. Masters degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Advanced. Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management. Sound technical knowledge in many major Medical Equipment Brands.

Lorena Alvarez

Holds a Bachelors Degree in Architecture and a Masters in Environmental Resources Management. Has 24 years experience of doing environmental work in areas such as: Central and South America, Africa and Central Asia. Worked her way up from assistant architect to team leader, reorganizing all the territory interventions for emergency and natural causes. Has vast work experience with international organizations, mainly NGOs, funded by various bi- and multilateral European and non-European Agencies (EU, Flanders, CRC, Caritas International, etc).