Deepali is the CEO & Head- Sales of Olive Ridley Advisory (ORA) Group. Her vision is to have ORA drive the culture of decision-making based on the comprehensive & advanced Analytics solutions to Ensure Roadmap to Success and empower the clients to make a difference by realigning the possibilities at a faster pace and providing an edge over competitors. Deepali has over 15+ years of experience in strategy consulting & conferences in the corporate world in US, Europe, China and India across diverse sectors. She is an Advisors to start ups; Ideated, executed and analyzed various market strategies to scale business & led the company to profitability within two years of operations. She led the global teams and successfully delivered market access, GTM, competitive intelligence, process play books, market sizing, LCM strategy, asset value proposition, BD&L strategies, patient advocacy, Label & situational analysis, knowledge books, new product launch, real time dashboards, augmented successful delivery of customized LMS system, agile deliveries. She managed the pre-clinical to early stage asset development program in oncology, pain & inflammation and Alzheimer's disease areas. She successfully delivered in-silico and in-vitro discovery of two oncology assets and managed first stage development of smart polymeric based drug delivery system. She holds engineering in Biotechnology, DPU with MBA- Pharmaceutical Management from ICFAI Business School. She was an advisor to National Disaster Management Authority, India during the H1N1 pandemic outbreak, and has 2 publications.
John is a leader in our Aerospace practice and is also a member of ORA’s Global Leadership Team. He is an expert in growth strategy and has helped many companies within the aviation sector across the globe including UK, USA, Canada, Oman, Qatar, India, and UAE and beyond to define and execute on ways to grow and create value. He has led several strategic and transformational engagements for clients, including growth strategy, value proposition development and buy- and sell-side transaction support. He specializes in developing regional strategy, competitive strategy, M&A strategy, and new plant investment. A leader of ORA’s work on ESG and sustainability strategy development, he advises clients on taking a holistic, commercial approach to sustainability and making the right strategic choices to realize value creation. He is the founder of London-based, Ellis Capital Partners. Ellis Capital Partners is currently helping to fund projects in the UK, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. He is the author of “The 28 Golden Rules of Personal and Business Success, NLP Techniques for Incredible Success, Understanding UK Export Finance, and Problem Solving with GROW Techniques. John has appeared on Sky News and BBC News to talk about aviation issues. He served in various positions across career trajectory includes CEO - Middle East Aerospace, CMO - Samad Aerospace, Commercial Manager – Fujairah International Airport, Director - UK Government for Aerospace, Dubai, Director – Farnborough Aerospace. John holds a masters from Aviation Economics and Finance- London School of Economics & Finance
Dr. Srinivasa K. Rao is an Advisor & Head of Portfolio strategy & development, North America and Europe region at ORA Group. He focuses on the biopharmaceutical, medical device and life sciences sector, and has experience across multiple therapeutic areas and industry segments. Srinivasa has been at the forefront of R&D innovation, Commercial excellence, New Drug/ Vaccine launch for over 30 years. Srinivasa is the founder of Granova Naturals & Indian Institute of Biotechnology, a think tank committed to helping organizations in the public and private sector accelerate their rate of innovation & promote indigenous medicinal knowledge and deliver the best candidates for making better and affordable drugs. Srinivasa worked at Shantha Biotechnics (A Sanofi Company) & facilitated multiple vaccine launches. Srinivasa holds a Postdoctoral - Columbia University & Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York & served as the Principal Investigator for early-stage asset development at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and lives in New York. He published over 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles, presented, participated, organized, chaired, and co-chaired several scientific meetings over the last 25 years in France, USA, and India and holds 3 (related) U.S. patents and a few are in the pipeline.
Captain Akash Jaiswal is the Senior Director (A&D)- Portfolio strategy & development APAC, Middle East & Europe region at ORA Group. He had more than two decades of association with the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as an Experimental Test Pilot and Combat Flying Training Instructor. He has a wide range of experience across stages from product conceptualization, proof-of-concept, prototype testing, design & development, flight testing (civil to combat aircraft), operational and financial excellence in the purview of the regulatory forefront. He led far & wide, execution of the MRO facilities of Fighter aircraft in India. He served Boeing as a commercial airliner. Akash, was part of the steering committee & led the Envelope Expansion of Medium category Turboprop aircraft of IAF in Ukraine. Presently, he is Chief & heading the team to set up an adventure flying program and amphibious operations. Akash led the Sales & Marketing programs cum campaigns of Military equipment WW. He was a part of multiple International symposiums and review committees for the evaluation of aircraft and systems. Akash has the expertise to fly over 25 variety of aircraft.
Dr. Jagdeep Singh Minhas, MD. Emergency medicine has over 15 years of professional experience. His core expertise lies in the process of identifying and analysing unmet clinical needs for quick development of low-cost and high quality medical devices, and patient management. He is technical advisor to pharmaceutical, financial analytics & medical devices project teams. He work closely with primary research teams to identify and recruit Key Opinion Leaders. Over the years he has been successful in working consultatively with Fortune 500 clients to assess their business challenges and then develop the right solutions for them leveraging people and advanced technologies.
Shabbir is a Sr. Consultant, Regulatory services- Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Technology in Olive Ridley Advisory Group. He offers clients over 15+years of experience in the Quality Assurance & Regulatory compliance. He has an extensive experience in managing Healthcare-Pharma Projects and liaison with national and international regulatory authorities; exposed towards the requirement of MHRA, WHO, EMEA, USFDA and Pharma Projects and liaison with national and international regulatory authorities; exposed towards the requirement of MHRA, WHO, and USFDA, drug registration in GCC & MENA region, Preparation and review of dossiers for filing across countries, complying with CTD e-CTD formats and CTD module requirements with Variation filling Type IA,IB,II.
Shobhit Srivastava is a Strategic Advisor in Olive Ridley Advisory, Aerospace & Defence practice. He has more than two decades of experience & advises clients on a range of critical issues including strategy development, commercial, and performance improvement, and has significant experience in both buy- and sell-side commercial due diligence. Currently, he is an aviation advisor to the BRICS chamber & actively involved with MOCA, DGCA, FAA, EASA, IOSA for audits from a regulatory standpoint. Shobhit has extensive expertise in the procurement, management, pricing and risk assessment of large, complex capital programs, Liaising with Lessors and Manufacturers for the Aircraft Lease conditions, Strategies, Planning and Budgeting for Aircraft management and Airline’s setup, Preparing Cost-effective models for Aircraft operations and supply chain, Establishing & Managing Engineering maintenance for Boeing & Embraer fleet up to C& D Check, MRO setup, Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection (PPI) Specialist (Commercial & Corporate Aircrafts). He managed end-to-end execution of multiple complex projects including design and execution of Aircraft Hangar, Client-specific software design and implementations, conversion of Boeing 737 to the full economy (Single configuration) for Jet Airways for establishing low-cost airlines, Jet lite.
Dr. Sue Ohrablo is a nationally recognized consultant, speaker, and author in the areas of academic advising and student services. Sue’s areas of expertise include comprehensive developmental advising, student engagement, advising adult and online students, supporting students at a distance, advisor skill development, and advising administration. Dr. Ohrablo has over thirty-five years of experience in higher education administration, working in public and private institutions and with diverse student populations ranging from freshman to doctoral level students. She has held positions as advising administrator, academic advisor, personal counsellor, career counsellor, and employment specialist. Dr. Ohrablo holds a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership as well as degrees in counselling and psychology. Sue is the author of High-Impact Advising: A Guide for Academic Advisors and The Pocket Advisor: A Family Guide to Navigating College, and currently supports students and higher education institutions as the founder of My HigherEd Partner consulting.
An Aerospace & Defence professional who served in Indian Air Force (IAF) for more than a decade & overall 30+ years in aviation. Managed Flying operations of a fighter squadron, training academy as well as an IAF fighter base as Chief Operations Officer. Has worked with a State (Provincial) Government as Senior Pilot Aviation flying the Cessna Citation XLS aircraft and as Chief of Flight Safety, NSOP organization as a pilot flying the Embraer Series of aircraft and as Deputy Chief of Flight Safety and a Qualified Flying Instructor with more than 1500 Hrs. of Instructional flying experience. In-depth understanding of concept of operations and technology trends, and complete stakeholder value chain.
Deepak is a Head-Conferences in Olive Ridley Advisory (ORA) Group. Deepak leads ORA’s global conferences vertical for US, APAC & Europe region across sectors. He also works in specific areas of business services and leads much of our work in dispute resolution and commercial claims. He's the founder of an Education and I-O-based platform.