The Power List 2021 – Small Molecules
Chairman of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd
A self-made entrepreneur, Kotecha established generic medicines manufacturer and supplier Morningside Pharmaceuticals from a home garage in the 1990s. Since then, Morningside has grown to be one of the leading UK suppliers of a wide range of quality generic medicines to international aid organizations, having exported to more than 120 countries worldwide since its inception.
Outside of Morningside, Kotecha regularly advises businesses and government departments. He is a Department for International Trade (DIT) Export Champion, a CBI Regional Councillor, and a Board Member for the British Generic Manufacturers Association (BGMA). In 2017, Kotecha set up the Randal Charitable Foundation, which works to ensure that grants reach charities helping individual people in need of assistance and has directly led to more than 145,000 lives being saved so far.