Dr Nik Kotecha OBE
CEO , Morningside Pharmaceuticals
Nik Kotecha is committed to helping everyone access quality healthcare. Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd is an established manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter of branded and generic medicines with products supplied to UK NHS hospitals and pharmacies twice daily. Since launch in 1991, Nik and his wife Moni have built the business into one that exports to more than 100 countries and operates across the public and private sectors.
He says he is motivated by “a strong passion for giving back to the local community, country and international aid sectors.” For more than 25 years, the company has dedicated itself to delivering high quality medicines that make a significant difference to the lives of patients globally. Morningside has supported emergency disaster relief and supplied products to the United Nations, charities and NGOs – including Red Cross and the World Health Organisation.
In 2016 he took part in the Prime Minister’s trade visit to India. As part of the 30 individuals who took part, Nik toured Delhi and Mumbai, drumming up business and helping negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal. During the visit Theresa May said, “I am showing off the best of British on my trade trip to India – and Morningside Pharmaceuticals is a great example of what the United Kingdom can offer the world as we leave the EU.”