Prof Stephen Sammut

Steve Sammut








Professor Stephen Sammut is a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.  At Wharton, Prof. Sammut has taught classes in intellectual Property, venture capital, private equity and entrepreneurship. Prof. Sammut is an expert in Healthcare management in emerging countries. He started the first health care MBA program on the African continent, located at Strathmore Business School (Nairobi), where he serves as the academic head and a faculty member.  Prof. Sammut is also a visiting faculty member in the Indian School of Business Health Care Management Program (Hyderabad). His work with the World Bank/International Finance Corporation (IFC) includes co-authorship of their Bio industrial Investment Ethics Framework and leader of a major project on global academic technology transfer, the pilot project of which is focused on India. In addition, he is lead contractor on a World Bank project addressing the design of a Chinese government-backed venture capital fund. Prof. Sammut was previously a Venture Partner with Burrill & Co. and a Vice President of S.R. One, GlaxoSmithKline’s Venture arm.