SAM comprises an international pool of experts in natural medicine and sustainable health program

Shima Sazegari

Shima Sazegari, CEO and Aevissa group co-founder

Graduated from the faculty of pharmacy at the University of Geneva, Shima Sazegari has been working as a pharmacist and integrative medicine consultant for more than 25 years in Geneva. During all these years, she has been interested and committed to the development of natural medicine in Switzerland and in Europe. Her area of interest and expertise stems from her years of practice and continues training with internationally recognized experts in various aspects of medicine such as functional medicine, homeopathy adapted to the vital sensation, herbal medicine in its expanded pharmaceutical application specially flower essences. Benefiting from her extensive experience and the desire to share her know-how and knowledge acquired during these long years, Shima Sazegari has developed a new concept of integrative medicine for health professionals.

Layza Motola Dupuis

Layza Motola Dupuis, Marketing & Event Advisory

Graduated from hospitality management, Hotel Institute of Montreux, Switzerland Layza is a successful commercial executive well versed in intercultural business communication & practices, as well as work ethics combining Swiss discipline and education with oriental mind-set and cultures. She became at a young age the Country Manager of a South African leading paper company in charge of the Turkish market and successfully managed the local sales office for 13 years with a wide range of responsibilities in complex and competitive environments. In her field of activities, she fulfilled market intelligence, customer relationships, operational sales management, office management and strategic contribution tasks. Layza is currently an MBA candidate for International Organizations at the University of Geneva, Geneva School of Economics and Management, GSEM.

Marinela Lekka

Marinela Lekka, Head of Digital Marketing

Marinela Lekka graduated in Business Management & Economics, performed her MSc studies in Biotechnology, Bioeconomy & Law and she holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Birmingham. Bringing a niche expertise in business and science, Marinela specializes in International Marketing Strategy focused on the healthcare sector, having conducted research on the field of Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC). She brings extensive experience in the global biopharmaceutical field, having held diverse commercial roles across countries during the past decade, driving scientific innovations from the bench straight to the patients. As a former prominent professional volleyball athlete, Marinela is a focused and passion-driven personality, committed to fulfilling unmet needs in global health by leveraging cutting-edge strategies and bringing ethos to the modern healthcare algorithm.

Marinela is driving the International Marketing activities of SAM and SAM-WB and she is leading the Digital Strategy and Media department. Highly passionate about humans, healthcare, and innovation, she is strongly committed to the sustainable development of modern societies through access to quality healthcare and lifelong education.

Mitra Vaziri Zaim

Mitra Vaziri Zaim, SAM’s Education Program Consultant & Training Executive of WHIS Switzerland

Mitra Vaziri Zaim holds a strong background in the field of education and management, especially with children. Her management skills as well as many years of experience in training and teaching, combined with her interpersonal and self-driven networking skills, make her an experienced expert in communication and transmission of different educational programs. Mitra had been an active member of “Ecole de Danse Classique de Genève” for more than 15 years and had contributed to their public performance. Being trained on orchid essences brings added-value in her activities and approach to children. Mitra is in charge of SAM’s children and adult education program in collaboration with World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS) such as WHISKids, WHIS@work, etc.


Dr. Mohammad Nami, SAM’s Medical Advisor

Mohammad is a medical doctor and neuroscientist. He gained his medical specialty in neuroscience and his fellowship in sleep disorders. Not only is he among the university’s top-ranked scholars due to his numerous scientific articles and speeches presented in international congresses but also he has been recognized as a top-rated contributor to numerous international neuroscience events. During the past several years, he has led several Brain Awareness and Autism Multidisciplinary works, conducted workshops on Sleep Medicine/Sleep Neuroscience, and gained experience as corporate trainer in the field of professional development skills.

Dr. Nami is currently the Head of the Department of Neuroscience at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), the chief-editor of two international and interdisciplinary journals (JAMSAT, Neuroscience Research Letters), and the president of the Iranian Neuroscience Society, Fars Chapter. The Neuroscience Lab (NSL) at SUMS has been a dynamic platform for interdisciplinary studies where he and his associates deal with. He has been a Dale Carnegie’s alumnus since 2014 and yearns to gain further expertise in the field of organizational and leadership training. He is also passionate about the concept of “Neuro-leadership” and how human brain potentials drive his behavior as a leader to inspire others.  In addition to his scientific activities, he is an avid artist interested in traditional Iranian country music, especially singing.

Roshanak Shahran

Roshanak Shahran

Graduate of Applied Mathematics And Business Management, from Tehran university, Roshanak is an expert in managing human and financial resources, working for more than 10 years as a board of director in Operation Research Group company. She is equally an advisor for different advertising companies and worked as CEO in Tiva system company (consultant and implementer of digital transformation-knowledge base).

Roshanak is now the founder and manager of “Our cultural house” (Cultural and social activities) in Tehran and the Buissness manger of “”, acting both for benevolent programs. Today, She is also acting as SAM’s regional Buissness Advisor and Educational Manger for the Middle East to expand SAM’s academic and educational activities locally.