Gareth Presch is the Founder and CEO, World Health Innovation Summit and World Health Service, the Director of Together, We Inspire Consultancy, CEO, Global Social Prescribing Alliance, Expert Global Solutions - G20/T20, Advisor - Great Green Wall of Africa Foundation, Advisor - World's Fair Bid Committee Educational Fund (USA Expo2027) - TGE Associate, PBII Health Lead.
Former Leadership Fellow, George’s House, Windsor Castle, Chief Officer of the National Haemophilia Council, Ireland and was a member of Pope Francis's Vatican COVID19 Commission - Group 2 looking to the future.
Gareth has been involved in healthcare for nearly 25 years and has a BA Honors Degree in Public Management (Healthcare). He is the Founder and CEO of the World Health Innovation Summit and World Health Service and his previous roles within the health sector include working on Ehealth solutions and District Nursing within the NHS (2014 - 2015). He was the former Chief Officer of the National Haemophilia Council, Ireland (2006-2013) reporting to the Department of Health and advising the Minister for Health and the Health Service Executive (HSE) on all aspects relating to haemophilia and rare bleeding disorders. The mistakes of the past had cost the Irish State in excess of €1b and the Council was established on that basis. Part of his role within blood policy he worked on the procurement of state medicines through the Haemophilia Product Selection Monitoring Advisory Body and established the National Blood Transfusion Committee (2011-2013) and was involved in establishing a National Haemochromatosis project (2011-2013). He also worked with the Department of Health, Special Delivery Unit, to support the National Endoscopy Service Improvement Programme in Ireland.
His previous roles within the health sector included healthcare estates (property portfolio management of over 600 properties), health promotion, community/primary care, acute hospitals etc.
He actively supports a number of charities and is keen on the great outdoors.