Healthcare specialist at helm
Kessel takes chair at Head Medical
Dr Kessel joins the organisation with a career spanning two decades in healthcare, focusing on patient empowerment and creating patient-centric solutions.
She has worked across various geographies and cultures, from the medical ward and leading biopharmaceutical companies to founding a not-for-profit organisation in Swaziland.
In 2015, she launched the UK division of AbbVie Care, recruiting 45 individuals to implement a holistic and tailored approach to patient care that goes beyond prescribed medication.
In the last year, Dr Kessel founded Mwanzo, a consultancy which works with a range of organisations in the healthcare sector to advise on the development and implementation of patient empowerment strategies.
Head Medical is part of The Taranata Group, a group of four companies owned by investor Paul Atkinson, comprising Head Resourcing, Change Recruitment, Head Medical and Atkinson MacLeod.