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Ruchi Saxena
Healthcare Excellence Consultant , International Non Profit
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Systems-driven and impact-focused professional with 18-years of experience in cross-institutional collaboration, multi-stakeholder engagement, international relations, and technology-based transformation, eager to leverage my knowledge and expertise to contribute significantly to scale-up of innovations in global health, international development, policy research and impact investments.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Professional Experience:
Director – Caerobotics Consultancy, India (2018-2022):
Led a social impact consulting company, creating ecosystems for the adoption of emerging technologies such as drones and data for public health, disaster management, environment, infrastructure, housing, energy management, ESG and STEM education.

Consultant – Danish Red Cross Nepal, Nepal (2018-2019):
Conducted field research and developed a technical report on designing pre-hospital referral protocols and disaster preparedness in four districts of Far West Nepal in an Eu-funded project for Ministry of Health, Nepal.

CEO – International Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare, UK (2016-2018):
Forged a global network of knowledge experts in 17 countries, focusing on Healthcare, Biomedical, and Pharmaceutical Quality and Safety and organised courses and workshops on healthcare quality and safety, Lean Six Sigma and healthcare accreditation in 4 cities in India. Trained and coached 5 hospitals, 15 clinics, and 7 labs on quality improvement projects deploying Lean Six Sigma principles.

Auditor and Technical Expert – British
Standards Institution, India (2014-2018):
Performed quality systems audits for various healthcare service organizations, ensuring compliance and excellence.

Conference Coordinator – Asia Pacific Peace Research Association, Nepal (2015):
Organised, fundraised and coordinated the speakers and attendees of Asia Pacific Peace Research Conference.

Board Member – Cloud-n-Care eHealth Services, India (2015-Present):
Supported the executive team in developing and launching telemedicine projects in rural communities.

Advisor – Karuna Aashray Foundation, Nepal (2011-2017):
Led the development of core processes, fundraising campaigns and program delivery models for mental and psychosocial support to women and children in remote communities, and medical camps for post-traumatic stress, infant nutrition, and lactation support for earthquake victims in Nepal.

Strategic Advisor – Chetanalaya Institute, Nepal (2010-2015):
Provided strategic blueprint for the foundation of international research institute for research in social and spiritual interventions in democracy, social justice, and empowerment of vulnerable groups – especially displaced women and children.

Medical Director - Karuna Healthcare, Nepal (2010-2012):
Co-Founded a multi-speciality community health centre that integrated alternative medical systems with modern medical systems and provided programs for mental health, nutritional and hormonal imbalances, and chronic pain in the suburbs and rural communities around Kathmandu.

Senior Manager - Homoeopathic Research and Charity, India (2009-2010):
Coordinated with global knowledge experts to organise courses, seminars and conferences for advanced knowledge sharing, research and publications in Homoeopathy.

Senior Consultant – Dr Batra's Healthcare, India (2005-2009, 2011-2013):
Contributed to the design, testing, and deployment of data-driven digital systems for clinical management, medical audits, process quality control and business intelligence dashboards at the multi-national medical corporation with 200+ clinics in 3 countries and 150,000+ active patient base besides treating 2500+ patients with acute and chronic diseases with Homoeopathy.
MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine (2023), University of Oxford, Chevening Scholarship awarded by FCDO, UK: Research Topic: Health Systems Strengthening against Climate Change through Community Engagement.

MBA Healthcare Services (2010), Sikkim Manipal University, India: Research Topic: Quality Management Systems

Doctor of Medicine (MD) (2010), Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, India: Research Topic: Autism

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (2005), Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India
Affiliations and Achievements:
Personal Achievements
Recognized as one of the "50 Women in Robotics" to Know About (2021)

Awarded the "Airwards - Disruptor" in the People’s Choice category (2021)

Chevening Award (2022) for pursuing higher education in the UK

Academic Contributions:

Book Chapters: Mobile Technologies for Delivering Healthcare in Remote, Rural or Developing Regions (2020), Elsevier

Contributed to the development of UN-OCHA's report, 'From Digital Promise to Frontline Practice: New and Emerging Technologies in Humanitarian Action' (2020)

Speaking Engagements:

Engaged as a panellist, speaker, presenter, jury, and mentor at events organised by IIT Roorkee, IISc, IIIT Bhubaneshwar, Indian National Science Academy, Welingkar Institute, NITI Aayog, FICCI, NASSCOM, IEEE, BBC, Amity University, Drone Federation of India, Ministry of HRD (India), World Economic Forum (India), ITU (Switzerland), UNOCHA (US), Flying Labs, WeRobotics (Switzerland/ US), Fundación para la Seguridad del Paciente (Chile), Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand), Global AI Summit (Saudi Arabia), Airwards (United Kingdom), Chevening Alumni Association (UK), Women and Drones (Australia), Goethe Institut (Germany)

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
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