Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram FRCS (Plast), BEM
Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram FRCS (Plast), BEM, is the CEO and Founder of Proximie, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Director of Clinical Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, UK, and Co-Managing Partner of KHP Ventures.
Growing up in post-war Lebanon was a formative experience, shaping her future career not just as a surgeon, but as an entrepreneur. Her initial motivation to help people grew into a wider goal to help bring safe surgery to the world. In 2016, she created Proximie, a software platform that enables physicians to virtually ‘scrub in’ to any operating room from anywhere around the globe.
Her TED Talk titled 'How Augmented Reality Could Change the Future of Surgery' has had 1.3 million views, and she received a British Empire Medal from the Queen for her innovative work within the fields of surgery and medicine. Bloomberg named Dr. Nadine one of their New Economy 2022 “Catalysts”, "a distinctive global group of breakthrough innovators, visionaries, scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs, who are inventing possibilities for a more inclusive and prosperous world."
She has been selected as an Endeavor entrepreneur and was listed as one of the 'Groundbreakers 2021: 50 Women Changing the World' by Worth Magazine in 2021. She is also a council member of the Royal College of Surgeons Future of Surgery Commission, and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) Innovation UK, and part of the Royal Society of Medicine Plastic Surgery Section.