Sumit Sharma
Partner and Head of Health and Life Sciences, IMEA
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Based in Dubai, Sumit is a partner and head of our Health and Life Sciences Practice in India, the Middle East, and Africa.

With more than 20 years of experience across diverse global markets, including Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and emerging markets, Sumit has honed skills in CEO advisory around strategy, operations, and corporate finance. He brings a unique blend of strategic vision and global perspective to his role.

I believe in the power of strategic thinking and global collaboration. My journey across diverse markets has taught me the value of adaptability and innovation in driving impactful change in healthcare and life sciences

His exemplary performance over the years has led him to take on senior leadership roles at top-tier consulting firms worldwide, working closely with C-suite clientele on impactful initiatives across the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem. His healthcare knowledge and ecosystem connectivity make him a trusted authority and advisor to global leaders. In 2023, he co-authored a publication on public-private partnerships, contributing to the G20 health declaration held in India.

Throughout his career, Sumit has demonstrated a track record of commercial success, consistently delivering outstanding results in multiple regions. A natural leader, his business-building capabilities are undeniable, while his extensive network and strategic acumen have been instrumental in boosting profitability and driving significant revenue growth.

Complementing his already impressive professional experience, Sumit holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, serves on the board of a several NGOs and start-ups, and has even spent time as a judge on the TV show, “Start-up”, in Singapore.

Outside of work, Sumit is an avid traveler, having explored more than 70 countries to date, with no plans to stop any time soon. He is known for his ability to adapt to new cultures and environments, reflecting his versatile approach to life and business.

Sumit is a strong advocate of  work-life balance and is an avid cricket lover with interests in food and beverage, travel, history, and single malt whisky.