Dr Nik Kotecha OBE - Chief Executive - Morningside Pharmaceuticals

Judge for The Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE is an award-winning entrepreneur, business leader, investor, philanthropist and Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Since inception in 1991 the business has supplied quality medicines to more than 100 countries internationally, as well as become one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of generic and branded medicines to UK pharmacies and hospitals.

With a passion for drug discovery and international trade, Dr Kotecha has grown Morningside into one of the Top 200 fastest growing businesses in the East Midlands, as well as become an active Midlands business leader, taking up Board and Advisory positions for the CBI, LLEP, Department for International Trade (DIT) and the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce.

In 2018 Dr Kotecha received a Board of Trade Award from the Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, as well as accompanied former Prime Minister Theresa May on her first overseas trade mission to India, in 2016. Dr Kotecha is the proud winner of the Inflexion National Entrepreneur of the year award at the 2019 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.

His interests include family, economics, politics, mentoring businesses, sport and a deep passion for ‘giving back’ and philanthropy.