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Instant Pain Elimination Expert of the Year 2019 Dr. Thay Joe Tan The Visionary Thought Leader in Pain Medicine

Painfree … WOW!TM M&A Today - Global Awards - 2019

ONE needle … for patients ONE weekend … for doctors

Dr. Thay Joe Tan, MD PhD DMD explains why TurboAcupuncture® is THE Revolutionary NEW Gold Standard in Pain Therapy


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TurboAcupuncture® by Dr. Thay Joe Tan

Instant Pain Elimination With Surgical Precision THE Revolutionary New Gold Standard in Pain Therapy A Paradigm Shift in Medicine Skilled in routinely eliminating pain within seconds, simply by inserting a small acupuncture needle just 0.5 to 1.0 mm into the body, elevates Dr. Thay Joe Tan to the forefront as the leading authority for Instant Pain Elimination and predestines him to be the key opinion leader in Pain Therapy, leading to a paradigm shift in medicine. Moreover, as an exceptionally gifted, passionate and enthusiastic teacher, he is able to pass on the essence of his 20+ years of knowledge and experience in Chinese medicine and acupuncture to any doctor in just one weekend. He perfectly understands how to simplify complex material into sections of information that are easy to understand, enabling his students to follow in a stimulating, enjoyable and interesting way. His meticulous attention to detail in treatment, as well as in teaching, is the core foundation of his success with both patients and students alike. He counts Medical and Naturopathic Doctors amongst his students, as well as advanced Acupuncturists with decades of experience. He even shared his knowledge with Chinese Doctors and Professors, who all experience their wow moment when they suddenly discover the simplicity, beauty and true power of TurboAcupuncture®. Dr. Thay Joe Tan is the Founder and Director of one of Europe’s largest physician-led practices for Chinese medicine. He is also the originator of TurboAcupuncture® for Instant Pain Elimination and the T.A.N. (TurboAcupuncture® Navigation) system, which leads the acupuncturist like a GPS from the location of pain, step by step with surgical precision, to THE one TurboAcupuncture®

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point which will with highest probability eliminate the pain instantly. Before starting his private practice, Dr. Tan was Senior Resident and temporary Deputy of the Head of the First German Hospital for TCM, University Hospital at Beijing University of TCM in Kötzting, Germany. He is the first person outside China ever to be granted the Inherited Master Fellowship of Qi Lu School of TCM for Complex Diseases, one of 64 acknowledged Inherited Schools of TCM in China. He was awarded “Acupuncture Specialist of the Year 2018” which highlighted his many achievements. For over more than two decades Dr. Tan has had the privilege of acquiring a deep knowledge and precious wisdom of Chinese philosophy and medicine from countless professors and teachers from all over the world. He has combined and refined their best and most effective methods and condensed them into a unique system able to eliminate pain within seconds, using only one single acupuncture point. Due to this unique system being so highly


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Dr. Thay Joe Tan speaking at The Forum™ of the Global Entreupreneurship Initiative™ at United Nations Headquarters in New York

effective and fast acting, Dr. Thay Joe Tan named it ‘TurboAcupuncture®’. This innovative name was inspired by the term “Turbo”, on the one hand implying the very fast and very powerful effect of TurboAcupuncture® regarding pain elimination and on the other hand addressing the fact that the method is so quickly transferable and applicable and that it catapults every doctor’s therapeutic competency into a totally new dimension in just one weekend, giving the doctor the advantage of therapeutic superiority.

TurboAcupuncture® can help for a wide range of ailments covering any kind of pain like migraine and other headaches, neck, back, joint, abdominal, genital, menstrual, eye, ear, mouth, nerve and postoperative pain including chronic and complex pain, as well as the whole bandwidth of medicine such as skin, lung, stomach, bowel, gynaecological, genital and fertility issues. As a native German of Chinese origin, trained in dentistry and both, conventional Western and Chinese medicine, Dr. Tan understands how to integrate the intelligent power and elegance of Chinese medicine into the setting of mainstream Western medicine. Fact #1 Pain is one of mankind’s major health issues. That is why all around the globe research is being conducted to find out the origin of pain, how it develops and how it can be treated. To be able to successfully treat and finally eliminate pain instantly, you need to first of all understand pain. Basically, it’s like

a game. If you want to win a game you need to understand the game, know the rules and then play it better than anyone else. Then, and only then, will you be able to win the game again and again and finally dominate pain. In the way mainstream Western medicine understands and treats pain, worldwide hundreds of millions of people are left with and in pain. In the United States alone there are 80 million patients suffering from chronic pain which is equivalent to the entire population of Germany. Fact #2 The question of how pain develops and how it can be treated was answered some 4,500 years ago according to classical Chinese medical literature which is nowadays made available to the general public. Therefore there is no longer any need to do research about it. According to Dr. Thay Joe Tan, establishing TurboAcupuncture®, instant pain elimination with only one needle as first line treatment in pain therapy, would release 19 out of 20 patients from pain, typically within seconds. Fact #3 Every doctor is able to acquire this unique skill of instant pain elimination in just one weekend, as Dr. Thay Joe Tan has distilled the essence of his decades of experience in acupuncture and delivers it to his students on a silver platter.

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The Difference: ONE Needle … ONE Weekend … Putting Fact #2 and Fact #3 together results in: The difference between a patient with pain and the same patient without pain = ONE needle. And the difference between a doctor who can do this and a doctor who cannot = ONE weekend. This close is mankind to pain no longer being an issue. Due to patients and doctors being unaware of these facts, hundreds of millions of patients continue to suffer from pain (see Fact #1). The Missing Link

TurboAcupuncture® is the missing link between Western and Chinese medicine. Its results and efficiency are indisputable, regardless of whether or not they have been proven and backed up by any prospective, randomised, double blind placebo-controlled studies. The acceptance of its undeniable superiority in pain therapy by Western medicine could lead to a wider acceptance of all other benefits offered by Chinese medicine. Moreover, according to Dr. Thay Joe Tan the concept of TurboAcupuncture® provides the missing link between “normal” acupuncture and the fact that, with the minimal knowledge of only 12 points, it is possible to control almost the entire body.

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TurboAcupuncture® unquestionably causes a disruption in mainstream Western medicine as well as in the acupuncture world itself. Although TurboAcupuncture® is based on classical Chinese medical literature, it is practically unknown even in China. As a result of its undeniably preeminent superiority, according to Dr. Tan, TurboAcupuncture® undoubtedly deserves the right to be established as THE New Gold Standard for Instant Pain Elimination across all medical subspecialties. Its outstanding importance determines that it should ultimately also be taught in medical universities to every first-year medical student. Why TurboAcupuncture® is Revolutionary The revolutionary aspects of TurboAcupuncture® are: 1. Immediate effect (typically instantly or within seconds), no matter which type of pain 2. Quick and easy application (only ONE needle inserted 0.5-1.0 mm) 3. Quick and easy to learn without any prior knowledge (in ONE weekend) 4. Minimal knowledge necessary (only 12 points) So the real incredible revolution lies in the fact that, with minimal knowledge, it is possible to control almost the entire body. Dr. Tan is often called “Magician” or “Wizard” by his patients. He himself is fascinated by the simplicity, beauty and true power of TurboAcupuncture® in each and every patient he treats. How Patients Benefit Most patients typically experience instant elimination of their pain, no matter whether acute or chronic pain, regardless of how severe or complex that pain might be.

Prof. Wang Xinlu honours Dr. Thay Joe Tan being the very first outside China to receive the Inherited Master Fellowship of Qi Lu School of TCM for Complex Diseases.

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Being released from pain means a new life, being able to move, walk or sleep properly, even working and returning to all that life has to offer!


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Dr. Tan teaching at Dongzhimen Hospital, International Department, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

How Doctors Benefit In ONE weekend, doctors can acquire the unique skill of instant pain elimination. This immediately turboboosts their therapeutic competency into a totally new dimension and gives them the following benefits: 1. Becoming an acupuncture expert in one weekend (without spending years learning hundreds of acupuncture points) 2. Developing their full potential as doctors 3. Owning therapeutic superiority 4. Magnetically attracting new grateful patients who will come back with each future pain 5. Quickly starting, filling and growing their practice with ease in no time 6. Having the option to enjoy a fulfilling second career after retirement

Paracelsus said: “The Art of Medicine can neither be inherited nor be copied from books”, and the same applies even more to the Art of Instant Pain Elimination. It needs the right teacher who has the experience and sovereignty to drastically shorten the student’s learning curve and thereby saving the student precious time and money. His students, amongst them experienced experts in the field of acupuncture, attest that TurboAcupuncture® is a total game changer. They report outstanding successes and to quote one: “I understood and learned more about Chinese medicine and acupuncture in one weekend than I did in the past ten years.” Contact Details Company: TurboAkupunktur™-Akademie Dr. Tan Contact: Dr. Thay Joe Tan, MD PhD DMD Website: for Doctors: www.turboacupuncture.com for Patients: www.painfreewow.com E-Mail: dr.tan2@turboacupuncture.com

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At PwC, we believe sustainability is the key to a successful and viable business, and w guidance on a wide variety of issues, working with clients from the corporate, (includ equity) and public sectors. Our Sustainability practice helps organisations plan, sourc finance and measure the wider impact of products and services. We’re helping to futu businesses by making them more resilient, agile and sustainable.

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CEO & Co-Founder of the Year

DR. SELVA PANKAJ Regent Group Phone: 0208 966 9900

Email: selva.pankaj@regentgroup.org.uk

Address: Regent House, 167 Imperial Drive, Harrow, HA2 7HD www.regentgroup.org.uk

Personal Profile Early Days Selva, who is a Chartered Management Accountant, took the role of CEO of Regent Group in 2009. However, before his career in education launched, Selva had an enviable career in the City between 1994-2008 working in the investment banking and fund management sector for a number of well-known organisations including Pricoa, Rockspring, Fortress with a Joint Venture relationship with Goldman Sachs and Prudential Financial Inc amongst others. Some of his major achievements include involvement in major capital raises of over $1.5 billion of capital, tax restructuring and the co-ordination of IPOs. In 2000, he co-founded Regent Group with his wife and partner, Tharshiny Pankaj, and his father Senior Selvanayagam. For nine years, Selva juggled his day job in the City whilst endeavouring to build up Regent Group during spare evenings and weekends.

Post-2009 In early 2009 Selva stepped down from his role as Executive Vice-President at Fortress Investment Group to become Regent Group CEO. Initially including just one tuition centre, a small independent school and a nursery, the Group has enjoyed impressive growth and now in 2018 turnover stands at £12m + compared to £1m nine years ago. The number of sites within the Group has increased from two to eight, meaning the company has circa £20m + worth of property assets with the combined enterprise valuation sitting at circa £40m +. The number of staff on roll has risen in parallel and now stands at 250.

Self-Development Not one to rest on his laurels, Selva constantly seeks to refine his knowledge further, searching out other learning experiences. These have included time spent at Harvard Business School studying Disruptive Innovation with the renowned Prof Christensen, a week at The London Business School studying Essentials of Leadership, and most recently Selva has immersed himself in the teachings of Bob Proctor of the Proctor Gallagher Institute.

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Philanthropy is important to Selva. He supports a number of initiatives each year which of late have included The Prince’s Trust, Combat Stress, the Tamil School Sports Association and the Duke of York Community Initiative. Selva also likes to use the skills has he has gathered to give back to the community. He therefore participates in the Education and Training Foundation’s Technical Education Panel. Additionally, given his awareness of the stresses placed upon young people in today’s society, he has developed a special programme – Thinking into Character – designed to build resilience. Selva and Tharshiny, having experienced civil unrest in Sri Lanka, from which they originate, are also working to promote unity and harmony through the establishment of the Global Unity Forum, which they hope to launch in late 2019.

Rest & Relaxation In his spare time, Selva likes to go out to events with Tharshiny and his two daughters. Fine wine, politics and Bollywood music are some of Selva’s other passions and he can happily pass many hours reading tomes from key figures in industry, such as Sir Richard Branson.

Selva’s motto Be the best example you can possibly be and people will follow you.

Company Profile The company as it stands today, as outlined below, is very different to its existence in 2009. It has moved beyond education into other areas allowing Selva to utilise his financial talents in new ways Regent Group 1: This business division consists of the following revenue generating divisions. 1. Higher & further education 2. Independent schools, sixth form centres, learning centres & nurseries 3. Corporate training & leadership transformational programmes 4. Children’s community services & residential homes Regent Group 2: This business division consists of the following real estate activity. 1. Commercial & residential real estate portfolio 2. Residential development projects Regent Group 3: This is an Investment Management business and trades as RIM London. 1. Investment management of real estates and companies, buy and build mode. 2. Real estate asset management 3. Mergers and acquisitions advisory 4. Capital raising and financing advisory

Key Achievements Selva’s natural talent for business and his ability to seize opportunities that present themselves have been recognised on a number of occasions. In 2016 he was awarded the Entrepreneur Of The Year Award at the Asian Achiever Awards and in 2018 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Young Scientist University.

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shifts, health policies, and patient needs for the coming years. Our strength is our ability to connect everyone in the room, to develop and deliver education programs that tell the right story, always keeping the patient and what they may be experiencing at the center. The relationships that we grow with our clients are both meaningful and human—we are connected by our experiences.

Simpson Healthcare Executives, founded in 1998 by CEO, Kelly Simpson-Angelini, is a disruptive scientific agency currently entering its 21st year of business. A few years ago, our leadership team revisited the mission and vision of Simpson Healthcare and transformed this into a purpose statement. Our purpose is to support our clients to share the scientific story of the diseases they touch, and therapies discovered for all in need. We have had the opportunity to work with heritage biopharmaceutical clients including: Pfizer, Shire, AstraZeneca, Takeda, Janssen, Genzyme, Sunovion, Rhythm, Merck, and Genentech, to name a few, having focused our innovations on supporting them in the development of new therapies. The scientific expertise and disruptive thinking methods among members of the agency span across a broad array of many major disease categories, including respiratory, oncology, cardiovascular, immunology, rare diseases, gastrointestinal, adult vaccines, severe asthma, and many more.

Many organizations across the healthcare spectrum are now looking to better understand how they can grow stronger relationships with their clients, support better health of their brands, and the launches of the therapies of tomorrow. We anticipate we will be supporting game-changing therapeutic brands such as gene therapies that are a simple once-in-a-lifetime treatment. Along with our clients, we prioritize patient-centered, scientific discovery and development; we collaborate to drive forward our client’s disruptive, therapeutic innovations. Agency founder, Kelly Simpson-Angelini, CEO, emphasizes that we live in a time of innovation where we must encourage our clients and our fellow healthcare community to better understand each other and what it means to be human, as we work to create lifelong relationships, and deliver more personalized physician education experiences into the marketplace that connect the right patient with the right therapy.

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Leadership by innovation Sintetica S.A. is a pharmaceutical company delivering injectable anaesthetics and analgesics to patients worldwide through innovative science and excellence in development, production and marketing. We sat down with Elisabetta Donati, Scientific Affairs Corporate Director, who gives us an insight into the success of the firm and its achievements. Established 1921 in Switzerland, Sintetica possess sites which are based in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy and United Kingdom, with its headquarters in Mendrisio, Switzerland. With 230 people employed around Europe, the workforce is diverse, coming from 28 different countries across the globe. Sintetica’s primary focus is on local anaesthesia and pain relief. As of 2012, Sintetica established its global division, which was the first international corporate structure. The global division was tasked with pursuing international growth under two distinct models, being a B2B licensing strategy and somewhat later a B2C strategy in selected markets. Elisabetta outlines Sintetica’s overall mission, discussing what steps are taken in order to achieve the leadership, and how employees integrate innovation into every aspect of its work. “Here at Sintetica, we are fully committed to innovating therapies and drugs in local anaesthesia, pain management and neuromodulation. As such, we move forward with passion and

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competence in the full respect of people and the environment. All our efforts and resources are focused on becoming a leader in these fields, by developing novel medicine and better treatment options for physicians and patients worldwide”. Sintetica recently got approval in the US for a New Drug Application - Clorotekal (spinal Chloroprocaine mainly conceived for the fast track anesthesia in day surgery cases, enhancing the recovery after surgery). “This is an outstanding achievement. In fact, we are one of the few small medium-sized companies in the world which actually managed to register an original innovative medicine in the United States”. Sintetica managed all trials from cell and animal toxicity, to clinical research on human beings, obviously going through pharmaceutical development. Moreover, the firm has submitted over 350 product registrations in over 100 different countries world-wide, via the network of partners it has built.


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Recently, Sintetica found success in being selected in the M&A Today Global Awards for excellence in drug development and best for clinical trials 2018 Europe, and Elisabetta tells us how the team feel about this success and what it means to the firm going forwards. “It is an incredible joy first, as it represents a tangible reward to the huge efforts and strong ambition of Sintetica to move from a small Swiss excellence firm, to a leading global company.” The impressive technological enhancement of the last decade has strongly changed many surgical procedures and perioperative practices. Novel therapies and treatments require more and more the redevelopment of existing drugs. “As such, we enhance drug formulation, assuring the fitting of our ‘Premix’ medicines to the current standard of care” Clara Bianchi, Pharma R&D manager reflects. Surgical procedures become less and less invasive and their duration reduces, while there is an increased cost pressure on the health system which is leading to a shift towards day surgery.

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“Here at Sintetica, we are fully committed to innovating therapies and drugs in local anaesthesia, pain management and neuromodulation. As such, we move forward with passion and competence in the full respect of people and the environment.” Sintetica S.A. Contact: Elisabetta Donati Address: via Penate 5, 6850 Mendrisio Switzerland Website: www.sintetica.com

“Modern short and medium acting local anaesthetics are our ‘One Day Surgery’ proposal, enabling physicians to adapt the length and the conditions of anaesthesia to the novel surgical needs, allowing patients to go home on the same day” concludes Barbara Piccagli, Clinical R&D manager.

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