Mr Khalifa Bin Butti is an Entrepreneur and Investor from the United Arab Emirates. He has been appointed Chairman of CosmeSurge and Emirates Hospital in 2014. His successful career has commenced in Finance when he joined ADNOC after graduating from University of Suffolk, Boston. He went from there to start his own investment firm, KBBO Group in 2004.
From a humble beginning, Mr Khalifa has grown his business to become one of the most successful investment groups in Abu Dhabi with a diversified portfolio of 2 startups and multiple acquisitions in the fields of finance, real estate, healthcare, trading, defence and technology. Throughout his career, he has chaired and managed multiple reputable organizations.
He currently holds the title of chairman for KBBO Group, Bin Butti International Holding, One Financial Markets UK, Infinite Investments, Travelex. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman of Centurion Investments and previously held the role of Vice Chairman for NMC for 3 years.
Pramod Balakrishnan is our Chief Executive Officer who joined the company in august 2015. Pramod is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant from India with 25 years of experience in the Middle East, a career spread over Oman, Qatar and the UAE.
After working initially for the TATA group in India he moved to the middle-east and has worked in industries ranging from oil & gas services, FMCG distribution, bottling for Pepsi, manufacturing of tyres, shipping and healthcare. Pramod has joined CSEH from Al Noor Hospitals Group Plc., where as CFO he successfully led the listing of the company on the LSE. Prior to that he has held senior leadership positions in companies such as the Inchcape Group in Muscat, Ali Bin Ali in Doha, Jumbo and Topaz Energy and Marine in Dubai. Whilst at Jumbo, Pramod was also a Board member of Dunlop India Limited.
Pramod’s strength lies in his understanding of the region, his people management skills in a multicultural environment, experience in corporate finance and M&As, and his experience in developing and implementing growth strategies for companies and enhancing stakeholder value.
Dr. Walid Achi is our Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Achi initially joined our company business in 2009 as the director of human resources and patient relations and chief of staff and became our chief operating officer of our Medical segment in 2012. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Achi served as medical director and chief of surgery at Al Salam Hospital, the largest private hospital in Damascus, Syria.
Prior to his tenure at Al Salam Hospital, Dr. Achi was a laparoscopic general surgeon at Belhoul European Hospital in Dubai for 11 years and served as the medical director of the hospital from 2003 to 2008. Dr. Achi specialized in general surgery at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, France.
Dr. Maan Jamal is the Medical Director of the Emirates Hospital. Dr. Maan is a Consultant Pulmonologist, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine with the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Pulmonology. Dr. Jamal completed his residency training at the reputable Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. He has a fellowship and sub-specialty training in Pulmonary diseases, Critical care at the University of Southern Illinois in Springfield, Illinois, USA. Dr. Jamal has lectured on different topics in Pulmonary Diseases, Critical care and Sleep medicine and was an Assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine.
Dr. Jamal practiced in Kentucky and Michigan for 15 years and recently as the head of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Departments at the largest Private hospital in Doha, Qatar.
Alison Harvey is our Chief of Quality, Risk and Compliance. Alison began working with CSEH in May 2009 as chief operating officer of our CosmeSurge center in Abu Dhabi City, Abu Dhabi and Emirates Hospital for One Day Surgery and became the Group director of quality and risk management in July 2010. Prior to her employment with CSEH, Ms. Harvey worked as senior nursing director for a number of hospitals and healthcare facilities in London, Iraq, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Ms. Harvey has extensive experience and has been involved in quality implementation through participation and leadership of Kings Fund Audit and Health Quality Services accreditation for hospitals in the UK, JCI accreditation for hospitals in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and Dubai Quality Awards, JCI accreditation and ISO 15189 accreditation in the UAE. Alison earned her diploma in health services management, a post-graduate certificate in business administration and a master’s in business administration with a focus on health administration, from Greenwich and Leicester Universities in the UK. Alison is a trained EFQM assessor and certified project manager.
Nisrine Abou Fadel is our Chief Nursing Officer and has served as our CNO since February 2013. Prior to her employment with us, Nisrine worked as a Clinical Operations and Senior Nursing Manager for a number of healthcare facilities in Dubai, KSA and Lebanon.
Nisrine holds certifications in project management and risk management, has an internal auditor certification for ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, and is an American Heart Association training centre faculty. She earned a Bachelors Degree of Science in Nursing from the American University of Beirut and a Masters Degree in Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Jagannath Rout has been the Chief Financial Officer of CosmeSurge and Emirates Hospital Group since June 2013. Prior to his employment with CSEH Group, Mr. Rout worked at KPMG, where he managed a group of teams in various industry sectors such as healthcare, construction, oil and gas and real estate. Prior to KPMG, Mr Rout worked in international consulting and audit firms in India including Ernst & Young LLP. Mr Rout has more than 17 years of experience providing advisory, statutory and internal audit and other consulting services to multinational companies (including various local manufacturing and service industries in India). Mr. Rout is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and a Qualified Cost and Management Accountant from India.
Mr. Rout plays a crucial leadership role in the management team of CSEH. He oversees Treasury, Procurement, Legal, Information Technology, Corporate Finance and Accounting, Revenue Cycle Management. He also supports the Chief Executive Officer with planning and execution across the Business Segments.
Dr Georges Feghali Dr. Georges Feghali is a proven Physician Executive, US board certified internist, Consultant Internal Medicine.
He brings with him wealth of experience of almost 2 decades in senior leadership positions within the healthcare system handling holistic areas in the realm of Total Quality Management,
Lean principles, Change Leadership, Physician Compensation Models, and Medical Management.
Dr Georges has spent 30 years with Tri Health, Cincinnati based health system, which included four hospitals, before taking on the role of Chief Medical Officer at Al Noor Hospitals in Abu Dhabi, a role he held for the past two years. In his previous role with Al Noor Hospitals Group as a Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Feghali has been instrumental aligning physicians’ incentives and compensation with the organization’s goals of higher quality, improved patient satisfaction and restructuring of the physician compensation model. Dr. Feghali has a keen understanding of the application of high clinical quality principles and simultaneous reduction in cost to patients, the system, and the community. In his current role as Chief Operating Officer- Medical Segment, Dr. Georges Feghali will be focussing on overall operations of the Medical Segment.