About The Person
Jaanus Pikani, MD has been a practicing surgeon in head and neck oncology, hospital manager, secretary general of the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and chief of staff of the President of Estonia. He was among the initiators of the Estonian Genome Project, a population-based health and genome databank representing as of now app. 20% of adult population of the country. Currently he is active as an entrepreneur and healthcare consultant for the World Bank and WHO. Dr Pikani is the chairman of the Tartu Biotechnology Park, and a life science, bio-and health-tech meta-cluster organization ScanBalt.