Who we are

The initiative is relatively new and at this stage is being developed by Professor Rajan Madhok and Mr Raman Madhok . In the coming months, we will develop the advisory, management and governance structures.







Professor Rajan Madhok retired as the Medical Director at NHS Manchester, UK in 2012, and is now  working on a range of projects to build capacity and leadership for health. A medical graduate from Delhi, India, he has been in the West since 1980. Over the years he has held increasingly senior leadership positions in the NHS and until recently also worked in the IT sector. He initially trained as an orthopaedic surgeon in the NHS and then switched to public health. As part of his training he spent some time at the Mayo Clinic in USA and was regular visitor to the USA during the 1990s.

He is currently the Chair of the Open Access Education Initiative Charity, Overseas Advisor to Indian Confederation for Health Care Accreditation, Chairman of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) and a Founding Executive Committee Member of the Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO).  From 2009 to 2012 he was a Council Member of the General Medical Council, UK.

Since mid 1990s he has been visiting India regularly and interacting with various organisations to promote professional exchanges. He is interested in capacity building through leadership development and by technical assistance especially in  public health and patient safety. During 2008-9 he was the India Envoy of the National Patient Safety Agency, UK. He has also been instrumental in setting up the India Manchester Graduate Network-http://www.inetwork.careers.manchester.ac.uk/india/network/

He is an active researcher and also has a strong interest in education. He is an Honorary professorl at Salford University. In the past he held professorships at Hull, Teesside, Manchester Metropolitan and Manchester Universities. He is also Adjunct Professor (Quality and Patient Safety) at INCLEN in Delhi.

He was the Royal College of Physicians’ Milroy Lecturer in 2003, a finalist in Health Care Category in the 2009 TSB Asian Jewel Awards in Northern England, and received the GAPIO award for Quality and Patient Safety in 2012.










Raman Madhok is Managing Director of CMI FPE Limited, a part of CMI Group of Belgium. The Group has diversified interest in different sectors including Steel, Energy, Defence, Services and has clocked a turnover of over US $ 1 billion. He is a business strategist, master negotiator, prolific networker, executive coach and mentor and a role model leader with over 32 years of experience in Human Resources, Marketing, Project Management and General Management.

Raman has corporate experience spanning across sectors like process industry, engineering, pharmaceuticals, FMCG and hotels. He has held leadership positions at JSW Group, Al Ghurair Iron & Steel Co., Voltas, Taj Group of Hotels, Pfizer, Parke-Davis and Wyeth Lederle as CEO and in the Human Resources & Organization Development function. He enhanced the human capital valuations of these organizations through several systemic interventions which he personally led. He is a certified trainer for Hay’s Job Evaluation Methodology, programs of Development Dimensions Inc. and Situational Leadership. He is one of the very few HR professionals who has managed a large manufacturing company and turned them around successfully more than once.

Raman attended IIT Delhi as a National Science Talent scholar and is a rank holder and received gold medal in Labor Economics from XLRI Jamshedpur.

In the year 2000, Raman received the Chevening Scholarship awarded by the Foreign Commonwealth Office, UK and attended a Senior Executive Course at Manchester Business School. In 2004 he was awarded the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship of U.S.A. During his 8 weeks fellowship touring 18 cities in USA, he interacted with over 100 thought leaders from business, government and community who have made a difference in their fields of activities.