Owner, HealthValue Consulting, Senior Researcher – Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, Strategic Health Advisor – Corporate Council on Africa
Kirti Narsai has 26 years of experience in technical & leadership roles in pharmaceutical, medical devices, FMCG and medical insurance industry with responsibilities across Africa. She has held board positions of companies, trade associations, Pan African and international organisations. She successfully designed & implemented new virtual organisational structure for government affairs across sub-Saharan Africa to support 3 commercial businesses and 2 non-commercial entities, including recruitment & training, strategy development & implementation.
Among others, she the led the initiative to harmonize pharmaceutical supply chain in the SADC region by addressing policy & operational barriers through the formation of a multi-stakeholder forum as a board member of the Nepad Business Foundation.
She is currently leading research on the creation of regional and continental value chains for the local manufacturing of vaccines in Africa under the AfCFTA as Principal Researcher at Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance.
She is a member of market design & demand intelligence workstream of PAVM.