Our management team

Amethyst Group is a privately owned healthcare investment company, whose founding shareholders have been active in the healthcare and pharma markets in Central and Eastern Europe for the past 20 years. Their experience stretches from building and developing chains of clinics and hospitals to developing one of the largest pharma company in Eastern Europe. Amethyst International’s development strategy is supervised and approved by the Board. Amethyst International’s management team members:

Amethyst International’s management team members

BARBARA WERCHOWIECKA

BARBARA WERCHOWIECKA
GROUP CEO

Barbara graduated from Cracow University of Economics and the International School of Banking of Stockholm University. She is an experienced manager operating for many years in the private healthcare sector in Poland. In the years 2002-2006 she was engaged in building International Nephrology Centers Poland company (INCP), performing her functions as a network manager and general manager. Barbara managed the current operations of the company and its more than 150-person staff. In 2011 she took over the CEO position of Amethyst Poland and as CEO Poland is still responsible for the company’s growth on the Polish market.

CHIEF MEDICAL PHYSICIST, RASHID OOZER

CHIEF MEDICAL PHYSICIST, RASHID OOZER

His aim is to help Amethyst Radiotherapy Ltd. and radiation therapy centers implementing new treatment techniques in radiation therapy. He worked initially 20 years as clinical physicist in three radiation therapy centers to build his clinical experience, always in charge of new techniques implementation, and in 2014 as Treatment Planning Specialist (Pinnacle3) for Philips Heathcare. Rashid has a great interest in linac commisionning and treatment planning protocols and scripting.

He is also in charge of a research program, in collaboration with Commissariat à l‘énergie atomique (CEA), for a better understanding of VMAT/IMRT complexity issue by physicists, aiming to make Patient QA process more efficient and less time consuming.

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, PROF.DR. RAZVAN GALALAE

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, PROF.DR. RAZVAN GALALAE

Professor Razvan Galalae joined Amethyst Radiotherapy group in 2014. Ever since he employs his medical and managerial expertise for implementing and maintaining high quality standards for the medical processes and protocols across all Amethyst clinics. He is also a member of the Amethyst Scientific Board, which coordinates the scientific and research activity of the entire medical team and ensures that all Amethyst clinics consistently apply the latest treatment protocols for all patients.

Razvan Galalae is also the Head of the Department of Radiotherapy at the Evangelical Clinics Gelsenkirchen in Germany and has an additional academic commitment as associate Professor at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. He is active in DEGRO, ASTRO, ESTRO, GEC-ESTRO, and is also member in further numerous professional societies.  

Country managers

CEO FRANCE, OLIVIER COSSET

CEO FRANCE, OLIVIER COSSET

After studying Business Administration at EDHEC business school, Olivier Cosset managed the development of the Latin America business for a medical company specialized in radiotherapy for 5 years. In 2014, Olivier joined Amethyst Radiotherapy in order to develop the French business. Olivier is focused on finding new investment opportunities in the existing French radiotherapy sector and on upgrading and integrating the French clinics into the European Amethyst concept.

CEO ROMANIA, CIPRIAN CASSIAN

CEO ROMANIA, CIPRIAN CASSIAN

Ciprian Casian graduated from Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. For a decade he acquired vast management experience in various Romanian pharmaceutical and medical companies and joined Amethyst group in 2013 as general manager for the clinic in Cluj-Napoca.  From 2015 onwards Ciprian is in charge with leading the Amethyst’s overall activity and strategic development in Romania.