Dr. Samintharaj Kumar
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Dr Samintharaj Kumar is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nuffield Dental Holdings, a position he has assumed in 2014. He is responsible for overall management, strategic planning and growth of the group.
Dr Kumar graduated in Dentistry in 2001 from National University of Singapore and thereafter graduated in Medicine in 2006 from Royal Free & University College Medical School (London). Since then he has worked in multiple illustrious hospitals in medical, surgical and dental specialties both in England and Singapore. He also completed his Masters of Business Administration degree at Sir John Cass Business School in 2013 where Dr Kumar was awarded the Entrepreneurship Scholarship for performance.
He has been involved in multiple steering committees in England for dental workforce planning, planning and bidding for healthcare contracts and practical experience running NHS Dental Practices.
Known for his keen interest and passion in Surgical Dentistry, Dr Samintharaj Kumar is currently a practicing General Dental Practitioner dedicated to Dental Implantology, Surgical Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Facial Aesthetics.
Mr Satesh Kumar
General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer
Mr Satesh Kumar is the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of Nuffield Dental Holdings. He handles both legal and strategic operational matters for the group.
He is a corporate and commercial lawyer with about 15 years of international experience, first in London where he trained, then in Tokyo and Singapore. He is dual qualified in England & Wales and in Singapore. He obtained his LLB (Hons) from Bristol University, England in 2001 and a LLM from Kyushu University, Japan (where he was a Japan Government scholar) in 2005. He is an alumni of Raffles Junior College, Raffles Institution and Anglo-Chinese Primary School.
At Nuffield Dental Holdings, he works closely with its CEO, Operations Specialist and Financial Controller.
Sherman is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University and has more than 8 years of experience in finance and accounts of which 6 years were spent in the public sector and 2 years in the private sector. He is Xero Advisor Certified and holds a professional certificate in Artificial Intelligence in Finance from the Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship (CFTE).
Versed in internal/systems audit, treasury management and reporting, he is responsible for managing the full spectrum of the finance and accounting functions at the Nuffield Dental Group.
Apart from his accounting background, he has worked as a business intelligence representative in giving country-wide procure-to-pay support using SQL.
Mr Amjad Ali
Amjad Ali handles the day-to-day operations across the chain. He is experienced and skilled at operational management in healthcare.
He holds an advanced diploma in Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management from Informatics Singapore. Providing excellent customer service and fostering good internal working relations are twin passions.
In 2018, he was the proud winner of the Singapore Retailers’ Association, Excellent Service Award.