Dr. Natalie Pankova
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Natalie Pankova holds a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, where her work focused on inflammatory disease and retinal degeneration. Additionally, she worked on advanced diagnostics and precision medicine strategies, which turned into a career in biotech and drug development. Natalie was previously a Director in early-stage healthcare startups, and is currently Chief Operating Officer at Shivom, a global genomics blockchain company focused on advancing precision medicine while at the same time empowering patients to retain ownership and sharing capabilities of their genomic and health data. She is also the Head of Healthcare at the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) London Chapter, an advisor on numerous blockchain healthcare initiatives, including the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain in the UK, and a regular speaker on the topic of blockchain and other cutting edge technologies in catalyzing medical advancements.