09:00 - TBC
Simon will be giving a 20-minute lecture on the current dental market covering topics such as, the current dental landscape, key workforce trends, operational benchmarking and how Christie & Co can help when selling your practice(s). Tailoring his presentation to Corporate buyers with an update on some of the recent, larger corporate transactions Christie & Co have worked on.
Simon joined Christie & Co in 1987, working across all our specialist sectors and various regions of the UK as an agency specialist. After several years in management, Simon helped set up the Christie & Co Medical Team in 2013, leading the company’s expansion into the pharmacy, dentistry, GP and other ‘white coat’ sectors -spearheading the brokerage side of the business.
His speciality is largely within the dental sector, in which Christie & Co has sold and advised on over £100m of dental projects, fast becoming well known and recognised for its honest and practical advice within the market. Simon leads an expanding multi-disciplinary team of agents and advisors and works across the whole of the UK.
10:00 - 11:00
Gabriela will give an overview of Bupa Dental Care.
Gabriela Pueyo is the General Manager for Bupa Dental Care in the UK, which is part of Bupa, the global health and care company.
Gabriela joined Bupa in 2003, and performed a number of roles in the Spanish subsidiary of Bupa, Sanitas. She began working in Sanitas on the Corporate Development team, becoming Strategy Director of Sanitas in 2005. In 2007, she was appointed EMEALA Strategy Director and in 2010 became CFO for the Spain & Latin America Market Unit. In 2014 she became the General Manager of the Dental Business Unit in Spain, which spanned both dental insurance as well as managing a national network of over 180 dental clinics. Her last role prior to becoming General Manager of Bupa Dental Care in the UK was as the Chief Strategy Officer for Bupa.
Gabriela started her career as a strategy consultant in McKinsey and Company, working in business and government development across Mexico, Argentina, and Spain. Gabriela has an MBA from Harvard University and a double degree in Economics and International Relations from Stanford University.
Leveraging the benefits of the collective to provide an empowering, supportive working life in private dental care. Centre for Dentistry is a small private corporate and we pride ourselves on high quality patient care and consistent support for our clinicians. We want our clinicians to have a career with CFD and not just a job. We help to support our clinicians with indemnity schemes, bursaries for further education and clinical support.
Cathal is the Managing Director of Centre for Dentistry. He qualified from Dentistry in Cork, Ireland before completing his vocational training in Edinburgh and then working in private and NHS dentistry in the South East. He completed an MBA in Boston, USA before joining Centre for Dentistry as Clinical Director.