BHH AMBASSADORSMeet the BHH Ambassadors! They are highly renowned experts in the field of digital health. They will spread the word and help Barcelona Health Hub to promote innovation in digital health and consolidate BHH as an international reference hub.
Francesca Domenech Wuttke
Francesca Domenech Wuttke is the Chief Digital Officer of Almirall where she is developing and executing an end-to-end companywide digital transformation. She is responsible for finding use cases across R&D, commercial, manufacturing, finance, legal and HR to apply digital solutions and services to bring efficiencies in terms of time and cost and to open up new business channels for Almirall.
Francesca brings with her broad drug development and healthcare expertise in both the US and Europe, with over 20 years of clinical, commercial, strategic and transactional experience. She has worked with diverse organizations including start-ups, consulting, large and specialty pharma as well as academia. Most recently, she led European investments as Managing Director for the MSD Global Health Innovation Fund, LLC. Previously Francesca led Almirall´s Corporate Development Strategy team to transact on both med device and pharma M&A opportunities with a new and targeted focus for the company.
Before that Francesca worked at Novartis where she was responsible for two Cell and Gene therapy opportunities that were successfully brought into the organization as well as managing the strategy and commercialization for the existing portfolio of cell therapy assets.
Francesca holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and a BA from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences.
Frederic Llordachs Marqués is Co-Founder and Partner of Doctoralia, the leading global platform that connects health professionals with patients in more than 20 countries, where he is responsible for Global Business Development.
Since 2011 he has been director of eHealth of ACES, the Catalan Association of Health Entities and since 2012 he has been in charge of the Health 2.0 in its Spanish editions. Dr. Frederic Llordachs has a degree in Medicine and Surgery and holds an MBA from ESADE, where he has collaborated with the Business Policies, Marketing and the Institute of Entrepreneurship Initiatives departments at ESADE. He is also an academic collaborator of the Faculty of Medicine at the International University of Catalonia (UIC) and also at the Gimbernat University School of Nursing, which is part of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).
Frederic’s experience in health management includes 8 years of work in some of the leading health insurance companies in Spain and in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as 5 years working as medical director of the prestigious CIMA Clinic in Barcelona. Since March 2014 he has been a member of the eHealth section of the Barcelona Medical Association (COMB) and since 2015 he has been co-founder of the Association of Metges in Exercici Lliure in the Province of Tarragona.
Elena Torrente Segarra is Digital Health Coordinator at DKV. She is in charge of planning activities and resources to ensure the implementation of the company’s digital health strategy. She also leads DKV’s participation in international ERGO group activities with regards to digital health.
As part of her responsibilities, she has to be aware of digital health trends and innovative solutions to fit clients’ needs from a person-centric perspective. Now, focused on the launching of DKV u-Health Innovation Lab at Barcelona Health Hub.
Elena has a strong knowledge of health systems’ organization as she previously worked in the public sector. She was responsible of the Observatory of Innovation in Healthcare Management at AQUAS (Department of Health). Before, Elena was Innovation Project Manager at Institut d’Estudis de la Salut (Department of Health).
She holds a Master in Public Management by ESADE-UAB-UPF-EAPC and a Degree in Political Sciences by UAB; she finished her degree at Science-Po Paris. Elena is member of the World Health Organisation Roster of experts on Digital Health.
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Andrea Barbiero is the founder of Co-Salud, a boutique consultancy focused on promoting open and collaborative innovation within the health sector. She has collaborated in large-scale projects related to process, technology and innovation consulting for different clients in the health sector such as: Ministries of Health, Health Providers (Hospitals, Primary Care Centers, etc.), Health Insurers, Pharmaceutical Companies and Corporates / StartUps, both in Spain and in Latin America.
Andrea has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration (UCES, Argentina) and a Master’s Degree in Health Management (IESyBS, Spain).
She is Co-founder and Secretary of the Salus.Coop initiative, a citizen cooperative of health data for science. She is also a collaborating professor in various training offers of Digital Health in different Spanish academic institutions (UOC, OBS, …) and Latin American.
Andrea is also a connector of OuiShare, a global community and think tank specialized in open innovation, sharing and platform economy. She is leader of the Salud Digital community, a community that promotes the integration of the actors of the digital health ecosystem in Argentina. And recently, together with other Argentine innovators, she created the civil association TISAC.
Andrea is a born connector, very committed to using the power of people, the most intelligent use of new technologies and data, as well as all those new methodologies that allow stimulating innovation in the health and care system.