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About US

Ikizia has a global healthcare network advising clients including policy makers, healthcare providers, payers and health sciences to meet the challenges of sustainable profitable growth, operational excellence, marketing strategy, new entrants and new global markets.

Indian healthcare is experiencing a new wave of opportunity. Providers are reinventing existing delivery models to bring healthcare closer to the patient. Our dedicated team of specialists brings a diverse range of client engagement and analytical skills in healthcare strategy, technical feasibility, operations improvement, healthcare deals and technology experience.

Our Services

Growth Catalyst

Customized solutions for the organization to provide sustainable, profitable growth by capturing the market share and adapt value enhancing innovations to ensure affordable healthcare. We connect our initiatives with desired business results, and measure the progress at pre-defined intervals.

Operational Excellence

We help organisations implement strategies, operating models, and organization enhancements that sustain improvement in quality of care and boost cost effectiveness. We also help healthcare clients improve their organization health so that they can improve their performance.

Start Up Advisory

We support entrepreneurship in their process of designing, launching and running a new business. We help them to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit. Advise is provided to avoid lack of funding and bad business decisions.

Fund Raising

We support entrepreneurs in their journey of wealth creation and growth through a bundle of advisory services. These services suit the growth phase and adhere strongly to ground realities. We believe strongly in advising clients on potential risks while evaluating growth opportunities.

Hospital Architecture and Designing

We help you evaluate informational concepts to improve operational effectiveness, facility planning and building construction. We focus on great new-age designs and follow a well-coordinated approach to plunge all our expertise available within the consulting arms to a single point of convergence.

Marketing Strategies

Right pricing strategy coupled with effective communication can not only help bridge the price-value perception gap but also act as a lever for higher returns. To deliver high-impact healthcare marketing strategy, we focus on the right messaging, simple yet significant creative and effective media choices. It helps us ensure that investment in advertising for our client’s yields desired results and increase in revenue and profitability.


Gaurav Malhotra

A Wharton Alumni, he is a Managing Partner and the Founder of Ikizia Advisory. He has twenty five years of rich experience in healthcare domain, in leading business and change management across MNCs, start-ups, joint ventures and re-engineering organisationsHe was the Managing Director of Medicover a leading European healthcare group. He was earlier M.D & C.E.O. of Bourn Hall International, M.D. & C.E.O. of Patni Healthcare Ltd, Founder & C.E.O. of Medfort Hospital, Business Head-South Asia for Bausch & Lomb and Business Director for Johnson & Johnson Medical.

Prabal Chakraborty

He is a managing Partner of Ikizia Advisory.He was the Vice President and Managing Director of Boston Scientific India for a period of 7.5 years. He comes with a rich experience of over 27 years in Medical Device industry. His forte lies in launching new businesses, leading large teams and developing leadership pipeline. Chairman of the Medical Device Committee of American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM), Co-Chair of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Indian Advisory Council Member of U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), and Director at Medical Technology Association of India (MTAI).

Sukumar Natrajan

Sukumar is a business leader with broad experience from leading multinationals across diverse sectors including CPG, Healthcare & Manufacturing at Board level.  In his most recent position as CFO and VP of Finance Transformation at Johnson & Johnson Inc. for 13 years, he was a key contributor in shaping and executing successful strategies leading to superior sales as well as profit growth while overseeing full scale integration of three business units through acquisition and merger.

Manoj Gopalakrishna

He is a management professional and a Wharton alumnus, has been working in the Indian health care industry over the last twenty seven years. He was heading the South Asia of operations of Becton Dickinson and Companyand has been credited with the formation and growth of Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust and LifeSpring Hospitals. Manoj was CEO for HCL Healthcare. Manoj also mentors start-ups in medtech space.

Naresh Manchanda

Naresh Manchanda is Partner U.A.E. & International Operations. Chartered Accountant and Cost & Work Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in various aspects of Strategy, financial investment, management, complex issue resolution, internal controls and systems. He joined GE in 1999 at New Delhi, India corporate office and held various positions of increasing scope and responsibility, from an executive to Finance leader.


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