Dr. Amit Thakker is a medical doctor, a visionary entrepreneur, industry captain and ground-breaking pioneer in the integration of the private sector within the health system in Africa. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Africa Health Business and the Africa Healthcare Federation and a Director with AMREF Flying Doctors (Kenya) and Seven Seas Technologies. Dr Thakker received an Executive Master of Business Administration degree in 2007 from National Insurance Academy in India and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1997 from the University of Nairobi. He was the 2017 recipient of the Best CEO award by Titans Global in the Business and Professional Services category, the 2004 Chairman’s Award by the Kenya Medical Association and the 1999 Best Male Entrepreneur of the Year award by Rotary International. An accomplished champion in healthcare management, he is well recognized for his integrative approach in providing innovative and bold business cross cutting solutions in the health services and financing sector within Eastern and Southern Africa.