Kawaldip Sehmi, MBA
Member of International Advisory Board, GaBI Journal
CEO, International Alliance of Patient’s Organizations, UK
Kawaldip Sehmi is the CEO of the International Alliance of Patient’s Organizations. He has an academic background in Public Health and Law. He has held the position of a managing director of an international children’s legal centre, leading a team of international lawyers working on the rights of the child, including right to health, and served as the CEO of an international mental health charity specialising in niche mental health services supporting young people and adults with complex mental health, personality disorder and substance misuse problems. Supporting clients access legal services and offering information, advice, outpatient and residential care within therapeutic community settings.
A passionate advocate of WHO’s human rights based approaches to health and strengthening of the institutional and legal framework needed to support the achievement of the socioeconomic determinant of health goals within the sustainable developmental goals 2030 and universal health coverage SDG 3.8. He also brings commercial experience of running an international design and build partnership backed by an MBA degree.