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20 - 21 September 2021
ADGM Authorities Building, Al Maryah IslandAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Dirk Richter
Senior Advisor and Director of Health Sector Innovation at Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH)


Dirk Richter, MD, PhD is Senior Advisor and Director “Health Sector Innovation” with the Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) and associate professor of surgery. His key responsibilities in DoH is supporting entrepreneurs from all over the world to implement innovative solutions in Abu Dhabi and evaluate new technologies. Dr. Richter is leading the DoH team in HUB71, Abu Dhabi’s innovation hub.

Before joining DoH, Dirk Richter worked in the top management of different healthcare providers, with A.T. Kearney Management Consultants and in the beginning of his career as a trauma surgeon and researcher

Dirk Richter is a board-certified surgeon as well as a health economist and co-founder of the German think tank ConceptHealth.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Role of Science, Technology, and Innovation in Transforming UAE into a Knowledge-Based Economy