Raju Narayan

Global Health Sector Specialist


Raju Narayan is the Global Health Sector Specialist with International Finance Corporation (IFC), based in Washington DC, USA. Raju provides comprehensive strategic support to IFC’s health sector investments, business development, portfolio management, and health advisory work globally.

Raju has over 34 years of extensive management, operations, business development, and hospital and specialty medical clinic design and development experience in the healthcare services sector. Raju comes with direct healthcare operations and management experience across multiple geographies, both in matured and emerging markets. Raju has acquired hands-on working experience in tertiary care hospital operations and specialty healthcare services in Singapore, India, Vietnam, the Middle East, and Australia.

Raju’s expertise and strengths include healthcare technology assessment and management, strategy development, and building healthcare businesses from planning and start-up through to profitability. Raju has held many board-level and direct governance and oversight positions of operating assets. Raju has an excellent track record of concept to construction of multi-specialty hospitals, specialty clinics, day hospitals, and P&L responsibility.

Before joining IFC, Raju was the Managing Director of Virtus Health Singapore (a subsidiary of Virtus Health Australia, the world leader in Fertility care services), Hospital CEO, and Divisional President of International Operations for South Asia and Middle East for IHH Healthcare, Singapore and had held many other senior management positions within public and private healthcare sectors.

Raju is a biomedical engineer by training.

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