Government Affairs Committee

Board SponsorHarvinder Singh (Abbott)
Shakilla Shahjihan (Abbott)
Vice ChairsRajeev Nandan (Alcon)
Hitendra Joshi (B Braun)
Lars Jandt (Fresenius)
MembersLibby Day (Baxter)
Virginia Priest (Boston Scientific)
Marius Van Den Berg (BTG)
Maggie Dowrick (Cook Medical)
Jonathan Collard (Johnson & Johnson)
Rachael Todd (LivaNova)
Trevor Gunn (Medtronic)
Andrew Wiltshire (Medtronic)
Hisayo (Harley) Saito (Olympus)
Jozica Habijanic (Roche)
Maurizio Andreano (Siemens)
Elizabeth Livengood (Siemens)
Eric Rugo (Stryker)
Jamie Kebely (Varian)
Chris Cerone (Zimmer Biomet)
Objective• To promote awareness by government and key influencers of the positive impact of the medtech industry on health in the region
• To position industry as a partner and stakeholder to appropriately inform health policy
Areas of strategic focus• Medtech industry reputation building with policymakers
• Market access in health care reforms
• Trade policy
Meeting frequencyApproximately every 3-4 weeks
External collaborationsAdvaMed
AMMI (Assoc. of Malaysian Medical Industries)
EU-ASEAN Business Council
US-ASEAN Business Council