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The journey to optimum health is not just a medical one, but a human one

Verita is steered by a management and scientific board which works to meet the demands of our stakeholders, and exceed the expectations of our clients and patients.

  • Julian Andriesz

  • Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

  • Julian founded, built and managed a diversified, award-winning group of businesses over 20 years in the APAC region with sales of over US$600 million, and employing over 4,000 staff.

    He has won Singapore’s Enterprise 50 Award twice and founded Verita Healthcare Group in 2011.

  • Joseph Rifkin

  • Chief Operations Officer and Executive Director

  • Joseph has 20 years of executive management experience, having spent more than 16 years in APAC across 11 countries. 

    He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of South Australia and is a Certified Practicing Accountant through CPA Australia, and the Australian and European Chambers of Commerce.

  • Daryll Knowles B. Pharm. M.P.S.

  • Chief Scientific Officer

  • Darryl is the owner of Australian Custom Pharmaceuticals and a board member of A5M, The AustralAsian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine.

    He is an Associate Fellow Australian College of Pharmacy Management (AFAIPM), a member of the Australian Association of Consultants, a Pharmacist Life Fellow at the Australian Pharmacy Practice Foundation and a member of the Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.

  • Prof. Dr. Adam Gunes

  • Chief Medical Officer

  • Dr Gunes is Chief Physician at various Integrative Oncology Hospitals across Europe. He developed one of world’s largest resource databases of natural substances in disease treatment including research on complementary oncology and immunotherapies. He holds a PhD from the University of Lübeck, Germany.

  • Prof Marco Ruggiero

  • Professor Ruggiero holds a PhD in Molecular Biology. He specialised in Clinical Radiology, and was Professor of Molecular Biology at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences of the University of Firenze, Italy for more than 20 years.

    Professor Ruggiero developed an integrated protocol for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders that led to significant successes, with some autistic individuals fully recovering from the disease.

  • Dr. Nipit Piravej

  • CEO, Bangkok Health

  • Dr Piravej received a First Class Honors from Mahidol University, and a neurosurgery certification from the Thai Medical Council.

    He is a Knight Commander (2nd Class) of The Most Noble Order of The Crown of Thailand. He has extensive affiliations and serves in various senior level roles, including as CEO of Bangkok Health, CEO of the World Medical Centre, COO of the Bangkok Chain Hospital PCL and CEO PReMA, Thailand.

  • Dr Michael Zacharia

  • Dr Zacharia is a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and former President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS). He specialises in facial plastic surgery, and is also an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist physician. He has performed over 4000 rhinoplasty procedures.