Dr Pascal Rey-Herme is Co-Founder and Group Medical Director of International SOS, the world’s leading medical and security risk services company. International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, security, and customer care solutions to organisations with international operations.
Dr Rey-Herme received medical training at the University of Paris Medical School and obtained emergency training when he was working for the SAMU (Service d'Aide Médicale d'Urgence) in France in the late 1970s. The SAMU is the largest pre-hospital care organisation in Europe responsible for transporting patients with a medical team.
Prior to co-founding International SOS, Dr Rey-Herme was medical attaché with the French Embassy in Indonesia, responsible for the medical care of the embassy staff. During his tenure, he performed a consulting role advising French expatriates and companies on health issues.
In 1985 Dr Rey-Herme founded International SOS with Mr Arnaud Vaissié in Singapore, pioneering international-standard healthcare, medical and then security risk assistance services for multinational corporations.
Dr Rey-Herme has vast experience and expertise in numerous medical fields such as aeromedicine, and the provision of medical services and logistical planning in remote locations, particularly in Asia. At International SOS, he is responsible for the organisation and supervision of all of the company's medical activities and staff.