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Sarah Cartledge

Editor and Campaign Director

Sarah is an experienced international healthcare editorial director. She launched World Healthcare Journal for Dorson West, and prior to this she created the Global Opportunity series of publications including GO Healthcare which were distributed globally. She has an MA in Modern History from the University of Oxford.

Steve Gardner

Managing Director

Following on from a long career in media and publishing during which he has created a diverse range of consumer and business to business publications, Steve has been a specialist in the development of opportunities in the international healthcare space since 2010. As well as creating the acclaimed Global Opportunity series of international business publications, Steve helped created Healthcare UK’s supplier engagement programme in 2017 and has worked extensively in the Middle East, Indian, South American and African markets.

Emma Sheldon MBE


Over the past 20 years, Emma has built businesses internationally and led cross-functional teams in marketing, sales, operations and research and development and has led M&A activity. Emma now works as a consultant, with recent projects including the development of an international commercialisation strategy designed specifically for International Healthcare and helping business owners to best prepare for growth, and then to realise their growth ambitions. She achieved her Global Executive MBA from Manchester Business School in 2016 and was awarded her MBE for Services to Exporting in 2018.

Ritu Chopra

Operations Director

Ritu has more than 20 years in the healthcare sector, growing and developing businessesShe has Firsts in BSc Environmental Health and MSc Occupational Health & Safety Management and is passionate about health and healthcareA former entrepreneur who ran a company with more than 100 people while bringing up three young children, her strength lies in seeing the gapsAs Operations Director at Healthcare World, she co-ordinates our busy schedule both in house and around the world, taking care of clients and promoting their capabilities to international governments and healthcare organisations  

Joe Everley

Art Editor

Joe specialises in branding/identity and design for printAs Healthcare World’s Art Editor he oversees the magazine design and layout, as well as creating bespoke collateral for HW partners including advertisements, White Papers and other marketing materialHe also designs our exhibition stands around the world.   

Fabian Sutch-Daggett

Editorial and Marketing Executive

Fabian Sutch-Daggett is the Editorial and Marketing Executive for Healthcare World. Prior to this he was Features Editor at the World Healthcare Journal before taking a career break to gain a BA in English at King’s College London. As Marketing and Editorial Executive he works with clients to increase their global presence, as well as covering new developments in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. 

Alison Carmichael

Operations Executive and Website Manager

Alison began her career in healthcare with a BSc in Paediatric Nursing from Glasgow Caledonian University.  She worked in the general paediatric ward in Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Northern Ireland for more than two years, most of which involved caring for young patients during the pandemic.  She made the move into international healthcare with Healthcare World, joining as Operations Executive as well as overseeing the HW website. 

Simon Swift

Data Correspondent

Simon is the Managing Director of Methods Analytics, a data science and AI business with a healthcare specialism. He is focused on improving the use of information so decisions are based on evidence rather than anecdote and whim. Simon leads the business and supports product development and consulting projects with a thorough understanding of the possibilities of modern data science methodologies.

Mwenya Kasonde

Africa Correspondent


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