Sish Chakrabarty

Dr Chakrabarty is passionately engaged with Cardiology practice for many years. With his multiple international qualifications and specialist experience from many countries around the world including south east Asia, central Europe, USA and number of major centres of excellence university teaching hospitals from north to south in the UK, he is an internationally recognised Cardiologist and Heart Specialist.

He received double specialist accreditation and double specialist certification of the general medical council (GMC) of the UK and abroad.

Dr Chakrabarty worked as a specialist Consultant and Heart Specialist in many renowned university teaching hospitals in the UK, including Guys and St Thomas' hospital London, Kings college hospital London, St Bartholomew's hospital London, St George's hospital London, Papworth Heart hospital, Cambridge University, and recently Edinburgh Royal Infirmary University hospital. He remained a senior university lecturer, teacher, trainer, supervisor, educator and also clinical examiner at multiple teaching hospitals university medical schools throughout the UK and abroad.

Dr Chakrabarty has extensive educational, academic and research accomplishments and published number of scientific and clinical research papers and presented in numerous academic and scientific seminars, congresses and conferences world wide. With his wide experience in academic, research and clinical achievements he had been awarded with number of prestigious fellowship awards, apart from his double masters and double doctorate qualifications, including European Board Cardiologist specialist (EBSC), Fellow of European cardiac society (FESC) and also Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) USA.

Dr Chakrabarty also holds a number of senior advisory positions in various medical executive boards, Scientific peer review boards, Clinical leadership panel, clinical advisory panels, such as National institute of clinical excellence, Royal college of physicians journals, British medical association, London leadership academy, and many national and international medical charity organisations.

Dr Chakrabarty believes, medicine is for dedication in life for the services of the humanity. There is no greater achievement than to help a sick, save a life and bring a smile to a patient’s face.



Michael Henein

Professor Michael Henein is a Consultant Cardiologist based at The Harley Street Clinic, offering all aspects of general cardiology  and echocardiography,  including transthoracic, stress and transoesophageal echo as well as carotid scanning, with broad experience in cardiac CT scans.

Following 15 years at the Royal Brompton Hospital, he  spent the last 5 years in his capacity as Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, leading  the Echocardiography Department at the Royal Brompton Hospital as Consultant in Cardiology and Echocardiography between 2001 and 2006.  Following that, Michael Henein accepted the role of OverLakare and Hon. Professor at Umea University as part time, along with a professorship at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), Kent, UK. At CCCU he established an MSc course in cardiology, having tutored and graduated 100 students with quality MSc theses. This was followed by his formal appointment as the Professor of Cardiology at Umea University and Heart Centre. These positions provided unique opportunities to establish a number of research projects and programs which lead to 21 PhD theses completed (17 principle supervisor), and others on the way, with most students from abroad; UK, Ireland, Kosovo, Greece, Italy, Nigeria, Egypt and China. All graduated students are currently holding important clinical and academic positions.

Currently the most active projects Michael Henein's Team is working on are coronary calcification, heart failure and valvular heart disease. In addition, the academic environment and scientific collaboration between departments within Umea University assisted him in publishing over 430 papers in peer reviewed journals, writing and editing 6 textbooks and many chapters, 2 of them in Oxford Textbook of Medicine, pericardial diseases and valvular heart diseases.

Finally, he is also a Guest Editor to a number of journals including International Journal of Molecular Sciences, the Journal of Diagnostics, Journal of Clinical Medicine and Frontier of Cardiovascular Medicine.



Amitava Banerjee

Amitava Banerjee is Professor in Clinical Data Science at University College London, and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at University College London Hospitals and Barts Health NHS Trusts. Also, he is Vice-President (Digital, Communications and Marketing) of the British Cardiovascular Society and Senior Advisor to the World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders Programme.

As a researcher, educator and clinician, his interests span data science, cardiovascular disease, global health, training and evidence-based healthcare. He has been active both clinically and academically throughout the pandemic, and is leading a large, national Long Covid study (STIMULATE-ICP), which includes a large platform drug trial. He has published over 260 scientific papers with an H-index of 71.

His clinical work very much informs his research and vice versa, whether in the evaluation of technology, research in cardiovascular disease in under-served populations, electronic health records or COVID-19.


Andrew Coats

Prof Coats is Editor-in-Chief of the Cardiac Failure Review journal. He has published more than 750 full research papers and has more than 140,000 career citations and has a personal H-index of 151. Andrew was elected to the Presidential Trio of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC in 2018 and served as its president from 2020-2022.

Prof Coats is a past-Professor of Cardiology and Academic Vice-President of the University of Warwick, UK. He has also held posts as Head of Cardiology at Imperial College, London and Associate Medical Director and Director of Cardiology at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London. He also served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

He is an Australian-British academic cardiologist as well as a successful fundraiser, university administrator and inventor. Prof Coats' main interest is heart failure and his current position is Scientific Director and CVE at the Heart Research Institute, Australia.