07 May 2024
M42 brings together top global health experts for the inaugural Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week 2024

Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week 

M42 takes center stage as the Foundation Partner for the inaugural Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week 2024

The daily program at ADNEC, will cover a diverse array of topics, from preventive health strategies and nutritional wellness to discussions on women’s health and mental well-being. M42 will host esteemed international speakers to delve into preventive healthcare, showcasing global best practices and M42's expertise in personalized health and precision care.

Event Type
Date & Time:
Monday May 13 2024: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday May 14 2024: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday May 15 2024: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi

M42 Main stage Schedule


  • Jim Mellon
    Co-founder/ Deputy Chairman Juvenescence

    A co-founder and Deputy Chairman of Juvenescence, was inspired by the possibilities and advances being made in the area of longevity. He travelled across the world, speaking to leading scientists and researchers, and from those conversations, he wrote the book, Juvenescence. That book and his partnership with Greg Bailey and Declan Doogan led to the concept and rare opportunity to reinvent human aging.

  • Dr. Richard Marshall CBE
    CEO, Juvenescence

    A physician scientist and a highly experienced executive with a 20-year track record of outstanding leadership in Pharmaceutical R&D. He is driven by a passion for developing new medicines to treat diseases of high unmet need and is excited to lead Juvenescence on its mission to improve the healthspan of people globally. Most recently, Richard was Global Head of Respiratory & Immunology Development at AstraZeneca, overseeing the development and approval of 5 new medicines, including the SARS CoV-2 vaccine, Vaxzevria, and combination antibody, Evusheld.

  • Henry Dimbleby
    Co-founder, Leon Restaurants

    A multifaceted professional with a background in journalism, consulting, and culinary arts. As the co-founder of Leon, he's passionate about food and advocating for a better food system. His expertise extends to private equity, strategy development for large companies, and speaking engagements on purpose-driven businesses.

  • Louise Newson
    Physician and Menopause Specialist

    A GP and Menopause Specialist and holds an Advanced Menopause Specialist certificate with Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. She is passionate about increasing awareness and knowledge of the perimenopause and menopause, and campaigns for better menopause care for all women.

  • Octavius Black CBE
    Co-founder & Executive Chair, Mindgym

    Octavius Black CBE is the Co-Founder and CEO of MindGym, which he co-founded in 2000. An entrepreneur, philanthropist, best-selling author and former business columnist, Octavius was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in King Charles III’s 2023 New Year Honours for his services to entrepreneurship, business, life sciences, and community.

  • Prof. Andrew J Scott
    Professor of Economics, London Business School

    A Professor of Economics at London Business School and a consulting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Longevity. Through multi-award-winning research, writing and teaching, his pioneering work and ideas inform a global understanding of the profound shifts reshaping our world and impacting us all, and envision the actions needed for us to flourish individually and as a society.

  • Prof. Andrea Maier
    Professor in Medicine & Functional Ageing, NUS

    Prof. Andrea B. Maier, MD, FRACP, is a leading gerontologist. She graduated in 2003 from the University of Lübeck, specializing in Internal Medicine-Geriatrics in the Netherlands in 2009. She's held key positions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. With over 400 articles, she heads international research and co-founded Chi Longevity Clinic in Singapore.