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Country Chair: Andres Simon Gonzalez-Silen


Andres Simon Gonzalez-Silen

Country Chair For Venezuela

Dr. Andres Simon Gonzalez-Silen is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Venemergencia, dedicated to provide healthcare services in Venezuela. Established in 2004, the Grupo Venemergencia employs over 200 Venezuelans and is is composed of five companies and one nonprofit organization. Grupo focuses on emergency medical services; homecare; clinical laboratory; occupational health; and technology for telemedicine and mobile health. The nonprofit organization educates paramedics in association with the Universidad Simon Bolivar (USB) and establishes emergency medical brigades in shantytowns, as a means for developing a sustainable model of emergency care for vulnerable communities.

Dr. Gonzalez-Silen holds an M.D. degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), an M.B.A. from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), and a certificate in occupational health from the Universidad J. A. Páez. Lastly, he attended an entrepreneurship short-program at Babson College in the US.

His achievements have been recognized by his induction into the prestigious “Young Global Leaders” and “Global Shapers” from the World Economic Forum. He is a member of “Young Presidents Organization-YPO,” a “Millennium Leader 50-ML50” from the Group of Fifty (G50), “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” from Venezuela Sin Limites and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.