Global Business School for Health


UCL EMBA 2023 Cohort

The EMBA Health programme at UCL Global Business School for Health is like no other.

We are fostering radical change in healthcare systems globally and empowering the next generation of leaders with the necessary tools to go and change their current healthcare practices.

The UCL EMBA Health is a competitive programme with global relevance. Bringing together world-class academia with practical business skills, as a UCL EMBA Health candidate, you’ll gain the competencies of a traditional EMBA while homing in on the practical application of healthcare management skills. More than that, through this programme, you’ll enhance your employability and earning potential, securing your place as an impactful changemaker in health ecosystems.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the forefront of our values and this is why we are proud to say that:

- Our students are from 5 out of the 7 continents

35% of our students are women

78% of our students are from black and other ethnic minority groups

16% of our students are home students

5% are from the EU 

- Our students come from 16 different countries across the world

Meet the class of 23/25

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Mark Golton


Mark began his career as a physiotherapist, gaining extensive experience in the NHS, sports medicine, and private practice. His journey in healthcare saw a natural progression towards managerial, operational, and commercial roles within the organizations he worked with. Mark's adventurous spirit led him to take a brief sabbatical to row across the Atlantic, an experience that further honed his leadership skills.

In 2021, Mark joined HCA UK, initially as the Head of Orthopaedics and Spinal Services, a role that has since expanded to include responsibilities in anaesthetics and neuroscience. His current position involves developing and implementing service line strategies, focusing on growth, quality, governance, and innovation. Mark works collaboratively with Hospital CEOs and corporate executives to ensure the successful execution of these strategies, leveraging his diverse background in both clinical and managerial capacities.

Angel Fernandez


Originally from Spain, Angel began his healthcare career over a decade ago as a Registered Nurse. His professional journey took a significant turn upon moving to the UK, where his experience in Critical Care settings ignited a passion for advancement. This pursuit of growth led Angel to Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi, serving as an ICU Assistant Manager and pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing, focusing on clinical leadership.

After a fruitful five-year tenure in the Middle East, Angel returned to London to play a pivotal role in establishing Cleveland Clinic London as a Nursing Operations Manager. As he embarks on an Executive MBA at UCL, Angel is delving into the realms of social sciences, driven by a desire to broaden his skill set.

Angel's professional path is marked by adaptability, dedication, and a commitment to continuous learning. He is excited to bring his diverse experiences to the UCL academic community while simultaneously embracing the rich learning opportunities that UCL offers.

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Upcoming MBA Health open days

Sign up to attend on of our open days and begin your healthcare journey today!