Cherie Daly, M.D.
SLD Consultancy, Director
Dr. Cherie Daly is a qualified medical practitioner from South Africa
who has clinical experience in numerous fields, with a special interest
in Psychiatry. She has over 9 years experience in the stem cell industry
and has worked in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and currently Europe.
In the Middle East, Dr. Daly served as Executive Manager for Cryo-Save Arabia
, where she was responsible for establishing and managing their
cord blood laboratory in Dubai. During her time in the Gulf Region, Dr.
Daly lobbied at the governmental level and with key regional institutes
to educate and introduce cord blood banking to expectant parents in a
region where there was no such service. In Singapore (2009 to end
2010), Dr. Daly served as the Group Medical Affairs Manager for CordLife
, a company that is a leader in private cord blood banking in
Asia, with laboratories in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines,
and India, plus an association with the two largest public/private cord
blood banks in China. She focused on establishing clinical trials for
non-hematological indications in Asia. In Europe (2011 to beginning
2013), Dr. Daly worked for Cryo-Save
, Europe's largest family cord
blood bank, as Group Medical Affairs Consultant. Dr. Daly now lives in
Denmark and is an independent consultant in the stem cell industry.
Among others, she currently consults to the Danish stem cell bank StemCare
, and the Asian cord blood bank, CordLife
, in the role of
Medical Affairs. She continues her work to push for utilization of cord
blood in clinical treatments and to establish clinical trials. Dr. Daly
has spoken at numerous regional and international medical conferences,
appeared on radio and television, and speaks to prospective parents on
the benefits of cord blood banking. Her passion is to provide accurate
education for both healthcare professionals and parents, and to ensure
that all expectant parents have the necessary tools to enable an
educated choice when it comes to their options regarding their child’s