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Akash Shah

  • Programme: MBA
  • Nationality: British

Akash completed his medical training at Kings College London and Imperial College London. His specialist focus then shifted to paediatric emergency medicine which he pursued at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. He developed resilience delivering medical care in a breadth of high pressure situations, leading diverse healthcare teams.

Akash is also an avid entrepreneur. In 2011 he co-founded Howdah, a gourmet snack brand and social impact business. The brand successfully obtained angel investment and is currently available in over 200 supermarket stores nationwide.

Akash’s decision to join LBS stems from a passion for healthcare strategy and innovation. He hopes to leverage the MBA to broaden his understanding of the strategic and operational processes required to transform healthcare organisations. Akash specifically chose to study at LBS due to its diverse student body and outstanding international reputation.

Akash was selected as an MBA2019 social representative; he is also is on the executive committee of the healthcare and social impact clubs.

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