BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors serves as advisors to guide the direction and growth of of the Texas Medical Center Consulting Club. We are honored to have these distinguished industry and academic leaders serve our the organization.
Andrew Bean, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate College and Interim Vice Provost for Research, Rush University
Dr. Andrew Bean is Dean of the Graduate College and interim Vice Provost for Research at Rush University. Before moving to Rush, Dr. Bean was Professor and Associate Dean at MD Anderson/UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston, TX. In his 20+ years at MDAnderson/UTHealth, Dr. Bean was involved in research, teaching, and academic administration. His laboratory made significant discoveries in the areas of solid tumor cancer biology as well as in mechanisms of neurological disease by examining fundamental cellular processes. He has participated on numerous editorial boards and grant review panels and has received awards for teaching and mentoring.
Red Huq, Ph.D.
Lead Data Scientist, Nielsen
Red is a machine learning engineer adept at architecting end-to-end pipelines, software frameworks, and automated systems within the world of data science. He received a Ph.D. in molecular physiology and biophysics from Baylor College of Medicine where he used carbon nanotechnology to develop a new treatment for autoimmune diseases. During graduate school, Red served as the President of Baylor’s consulting club. Realizing the tremendous interest in consulting within Houston and the untapped potential of collaborative efforts among the many Texas Medical Center institutions, he brought together the community by establishing the Consulting Club at the Texas Medical Center and served as its Founding President. Red also recruited the nonprofit’s first Executive Team and initial Board of Directors and helped organize the 1st Greater Houston Consulting Case Competition. He has always been passionate about educating Ph.D.s and M.D.s about non-traditional career tracks and helping them make better decisions about their futures. Previously, Red worked in venture capital and biomedical R&D.
Ivan Liadi, Ph.D.
Strategy Consultant, Deloitte
Adithya Raghavan, Ph.D.
Strategy Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ivan is a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte with specialization in the Life Science and Healthcare (LSHC) Industry. His background and experiences include go-to-market strategy, marketing & pricing strategy, feasibility study, portfolio assessment, and business transformation. Before joining Deloitte, he was trained and received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Houston with a focus on cancer immunotherapy, and B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Aside from the LSHC industry, Ivan is also passionate about renewable energy and entrepreneurship.
Adithya is a strategy lead for the Biosciences Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Prior to his current role , Adithya was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He has broad experience leading strategy projects across a variety of topics including regional strategy, operations strategy, commercial strategy, and product development . Adithya completed his Ph.D. in Genetics from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. During his Ph.D. dissertation, Adithya worked on identifying protein interactions that regulate cell death. Adithya holds an M.Sc. (Master of Science) with honors in Biological Sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences-Pilani, India.
Gayatri Craig, M.B.A.
Consultant, Bain & Company
Gayatri (GG) is a consultant in Bain’s Houston office. Her background and experiences include but are not limited to Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Commercial Due Diligence and Business Transformation. Prior to joining Bain & Company in 2015, GG completed her MBA at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management, with focus on Finance and Marketing, and her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management at Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).