HES Awards: The International Judging Panel

The Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards judging panel is made up of selected members of Creation Interactive’s international team from around the world, with specialist experience in healthcare and digital engagement.

HES Judging Panel

Alan Bowden, Australia

Alan Bowden studied in Cardiff and London, UK, and has since had an extensive international career in healthcare marketing and communications. His international work has included coaching global industry teams based in Asia, and customer research in the biotechnology industry in the USA, UK, and internationally. Based in Australia, Alan is a member of Creation Interactive’s Associate Consultant team.

Daniel Ghinn, United Kingdom (Chair of the Panel)

Daniel Ghinn co-founded Creation Interactive, the engagement strategy consultancy in 1998. Today he is the consultancy’s Director of Digital Engagement, Healthcare & Government, and editor of Healthcare Engagement Strategy e-journal, which is read by business leaders and communicators in the world’s leading healthcare organizations.

Pedro González, Spain

HES Panel: Pedro Gonzalez

A qualified physician, Pedro’s extensive career in healthcare has spanned both agency and client-side roles in Marketing and Corporate Communications. With past roles in Pfizer and Aventis, Pedro is no stranger to healthcare engagement strategies. Based in Madrid, Spain, he is a member of Creation Interactive’s international Associate Consultant team and is currently working on international engagement projects for a major pharmaceutical client.

Paul Grant, United Kingdom

Prior to joining Creation Interactive in the UK in 2006, Paul Grant worked in the Australian and Pacific Rim region with global healthcare brands including GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and Boots Healthcare. Today, Paul is Creation Interactive’s Head of Strategy Implementation and is responsible for the deployment of successful engagement strategies in healthcare and government.

Nancy Lugassy, United States

Nancy Lugassy has an extensive track record in government and private sector digital engagement campaigns. Her experience in the healthcare industry includes health and wellness initiatives and consumer research whilst working with Nitro, SS+K and Grey World Wide in New York. Today, Nancy is a member of Creation Interactive’s Associate Consultant team based in the United States.

Verónica Tapia, Mexico

Verónica Tapia’s most recent role prior to joining Creation Interactive’s Associate Consultant team was as Innovation Manager with AstraZeneca in the UK, where she led a pilot and subsequent roll-out of an online engagement resource for healthcare professionals. She will be judging the Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards from her family home in Mexico before travelling back to the UK in the New Year.

Daniel Ghinn

Daniel Ghinn is Editor of Healthcare Engagement Strategy and CEO of Creation Healthcare, the online market research consultancy for healthcare. He is a prolific writer and speaker on emerging trends healthcare engagement in the digital age.