Dr Anuj Saraogi is one of the three finalists in the young executive male category for IEC Awards. The winner will be announced on 19th November at a Gala dinner in Sofitel
Dr Anuj Saraogi is a medical graduate having completed an MBA and Master of Health Administration along with several certifications in project management (PRINCE2), Lean, etc. He is an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Health Service Management (AFCHSM) and professional member of Institute of Public Administration Australia (MIPAA), Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and Australian Institute of Management (AIMM).
Within a short span of seven years, Dr Saraogi has proven his leadership skills and capabilities within a wide setting in Australia. This includes health, public sector, education and private sectors. He is amongst the youngest migrants to reach a senior executive position within the Australian State Government of NSW. His current role being within the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet reporting to the Deputy Secretary, he is responsible for streamlining the planning assessment pathway of major infrastructure projects totalling over tens of billions of dollars. His prior roles included those of Principal Advisor—Fiscal Effectiveness in NSW Treasury and in senior roles in the NSW Department of Health leading state-wide efficiency reforms.
Dr Saraogi also has an entrepreneurial spirit which motivates him to introduce innovative solutions to the various tasks or problems at hand. As part of this entrepreneurial spirit, Dr Saraogi has just commenced a sabbatical to develop and nurture a couple of start-ups. “The vision behind one of the start-ups, “Medicinea Healthcare”, is to provide affordable healthcare through affordable pharmaceutical and medical products to people from low socio-economic and/or disturbed war-torn countries,” says Dr Saraogi, who within a short span, has already developed partnership agreements worth a few million dollars with distributors in several of these countries.
Dr Saraogi has also been actively been involved in mentoring and coaching other international students and created opportunities for their networking and growth, some of which have gone on to pursue careers within their fields of study through his support and guidance. He was amongst the 30 international students from Australia to be selected for the Hon. Ms Julia Gillard’s (ex-PM of Australia) international student round table delegation.