Deborah Kobewka was appointed as Managing Director of Healthcare UK in March 2016.
Deborah has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare, beginning her career in the pharmaceutical industry with Schering Healthcare in 1984. Moving to IMS Health in 1987 she held management positions in client service, sales and marketing, including leadership of the IMS publications business before being appointed to lead the market research business in Europe, then consumer health globally. In 2008 she was appointed President Asia Pacific, based in Singapore, where she led all aspects of the IMS business across this diverse 16 country region.
Since then Deborah has run her own management consulting company DKK Associates, serving clients in healthcare business intelligence and informatics and worked for GBI Health, a dynamic China based healthcare business intelligence provider where she was responsible for all commercial activities, driving business expansion in China and Brazil.
Deborah is a non-Executive Director at Bedford NHS Hospital Trust.
Deborah holds a Biochemistry degree from the University Of Sussex and is an alumna of the London Business School.
The Managing Director is ultimately responsible for the delivery of Healthcare UK services.
The Managing Director is also responsible for:
- implementing Healthcare UK’s current strategy
- representing Healthcare UK to ministers and senior levels of government
- establishing and managing Healthcare UK’s relationships across the healthcare sector