Dai Hozumi

Chief Executive Officer, currently working in USA

Dai Hozumi is an experienced global health expert with more than 20 years of success in designing innovative health systems solutions and strategic analysis of complex health system challenges. He also brings expertise in deepening collaborative partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and for-profit corporations in more than 20 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Dai has an outstanding record of organization growth with innovative private foundations, traditional donor governments, and for-profit corporations. He holds an MD, MPH, and MS in Innovation Management.

As ThinkWell’s CEO, he is responsible for driving the firm’s vision, culture, strategy, and approach.

"Global health development is full of unspoken conventions, rules, authorities, and assumptions. Challenging them requires deep knowledge, insights, and courage. I am excited to join the team at ThinkWell that allows me to be truly rebellious."


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