The Power List 2021 – Biopharmaceuticals
Executive Chairperson at Biocon and Biocon Biologics
Mazumdar-Shaw is seen as a pioneering biotech entrepreneur, a healthcare visionary, a global influencer, and a philanthropist. She is the recipient of two of India's highest civilian honours: the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. She has also received many other accolades from overseas. She serves on the board of MIT, Pure-Tech Health, Infosys, and Narayana Health, and holds key positions in various industry, educational, government, and professional bodies globally.
“A positive outcome of the pandemic is the global commitment to collective surveillance and pandemic prevention and preparedness. At long last, healthcare investment is likely to see a sharp increase across the world. Moreover, the crisis has brought to the fore a host of complex issues around drug pricing and distribution, as well as a number of social and other inequalities that are now demanding close attention.”