Misha Engineer MBBS BSc (Hons) MBA has significant experience in building resilience. From NHS doctor to joining the family business to starting her own high-growth, social impact business, achieving considerable success and selling her stake within 6 years of inception; Misha has been recognised independently by the London Business School Review as one of the ‘30 People Changing the World’.
Misha started her career as a doctor in the NHS, then transitioned to working in her family business – a medium sized generics pharmaceutical company. She then went on to complete her MBA at London Business School before starting her first business, Fontus Health, a social impact pharmaceutical company focussing on providing cost effective, high quality medicines to the health service. Since selling her stake in the business, she has been involved with her other businesses that focus on Research and Development of a new drug as well as the re-discovery and repurposing of generic drugs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she concentrated her efforts on the provision of PPE to frontline organisations and was recognised for this in the Think at London Business School magazine for ’10 Ways to Respond to a Pandemic’.
Misha also has a track record of success as a Board Member at the Prince’s Trust for the RISE Campaign and as a volunteer mentor to children through the charity, Chance UK. She is enormously passionate about the provision of quality social care, opportunities and access to mentorship within some of our most deprived communities in order to transform lives.
She has a passion for motivational speaking, touching on her experience of hitting rock bottom within the family business setting and her subsequent journey to independence, success and happiness. She has spoken at various events and conferences sharing her insights with a wide variety of audiences from young people from deprived backgrounds to entrepreneurs, family businesses, business leaders, healthcare professionals and academics, due to her ability to speak on a breadth of topics e.g. Building Resilience and Realising your Potential, Power Dynamics in the Workplace, The Importance of Failure in Order to Succeed, How to Make Your First Million and Ultimate Performance, Social Impact Business, The Future of Healthcare Delivery and Psychedelics: Realising their Potential to Treat Mental Health.
She brings charisma, passion and warmth to her audiences. When speaking on healthcare topics, she is always well prepared and has a particular skill in being able to get to the heart of the issue in order to generate lively and thought-provoking discussions.
Whilst drawing on her personal experience of challenges, building resilience and ultimately success, Misha heartens, inspires and motivates her audiences.