The Board of Governors of HCU consists of eminent persons in their field.


Dr Ramanathan Raju, The chair of the Board is a US citizen of Indian descent. He is based in New York and is a surgeon. He has over three decades of experience in running health care systems in the US. He is closely connected to various organizations and will play an important role in creating linkages with organizations and individuals to assure student success.



Dr Saiful Yusoff is a medical educator from Malaysia. He is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Education at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is the editor of the Education in Medicine Journal and a member of different bodies associated with higher education in Malaysia.




Dr Suptendranath Sarbadhikari is a medical doctor from India who has completed a degree in Biomedical engineering. He has completed a FAIMER fellowship in Health Professions education. He was involved with the National Health Portal of India and at present is associated with a start up in New Delhi working in the area of using block chain technology for health care.



Dr Naila Kamal is a senior lecturer at Imperial College, London. She is an OBGYN specialist and is involved with the NHS. Her area of expertise is artificial intelligence and other disruptive technologies in medicine.




Dr Don Messerschmidt is a development expert who has traveled extensively in the developing world. He is a writer, anthropologist and researcher. He will provide the non-medical perspective to the board. He is based in Vancouver, Washington state, US.




Mr Kelvin Jean heads Jean’s Accounting Services (in association with other qualified Accounting and Financial experts) and has over 20 years’ experience in the Accounting, Auditing and Finance professions and providing consultancy services to a wide cross section of the St. Lucian business community.



Mr Laurent Celestin is qualified management finance professional from Saint Lucia with over twenty-five years of experience in the banking and financial services sector, fifteen of which have been spent at the middle and senior management levels.