European virtual roundtable #1 - Dealing with the crisis: Strategies to overcome the financial challenges | UICC

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 13:00 (GMT+1)

Dealing with the crisis: Strategies to overcome the financial challenges

Tuesday 20 April, 13:00-15:00 Central European Summer Time

Agenda at-a-glance

  • Keynote presentation

The economic outlook in Europe and impact on health spending

Wiebe Draijer

Wiebe Draijer, Chairman of the Managing Board, Rabobank and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dutch Cancer Society 

Wiebe Draijer took over as Chairman of the Rabobank Managing Board on 1 October 2014. He studied mechanical engineering in Delft and in 1992 received an MBA from the Insead Business School. From 1990 to 2003, he was employed as a consultant at the McKinsey consultancy firm. In 2004, he was appointed the company's managing partner for The Netherlands and in 2006 for the Benelux countries. He served as President of the Social and Economic Council of The Netherlands from 2012 to 2014.

  • Case study

Cancer Research UK: Keeping ambitions amid unprecendented cuts

Nick Grant

Nick GrantExecutive Director, Strategy & Transformation, Cancer Research UK and UICC Board Member

Nick Grant joined Cancer Research UK in 2010. He previously spent 10 years as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, Braxton Associates and Deloitte where he supported clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors on strategy, organisation and change projects. He has a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD business school.

  • Panel and group discussion

Times of crisis, times for new thinking and bold ideas?

Jacqui Thornton

Moderated by: Jacqui Thornton, health journalist, facilitator and feature writer for the Lancet, the British Medical Journal and other international publications, specialising in global health and the UK NHS

Andrea Feigl

Andrea Feigl, Founder and CEO, Health Finance Institute - Andrea's work spans from the economics and policies of tackling the burden of chronic diseases, to universal health coverage's financing and governance

Lucca Cirolia

Lucca Cirolia, Senior Program Manager, Cancer Initiative, Project ECHO - Lucca's work focuses on community collaboration and knowledge sharing to address cancer care disparities worldwide through the use of the ECHO modelTM

Sianne Haldane

Sianne Haldane, Chief Impact Officer, Maanch - Sianne's work brings together philanthropists, advisers and not for profits to fund transformative, strategic philanthropy towards achieving the UN SDGs

Session highlights

Held in partnership with the Dutch Cancer Society


Event Information

Virtual - Virtual event - online 1202 Geneve Switzerland
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Last update: 
Wednesday 6 October 2021