Director, Executive Affairs Office, Abu Dhabi Department of Health

Omar Najim is the director of the executive office and special projects reporting to chairman of AD DoH and Abu Dhabi Public Health Center. DoH main role is to be the guardian of health in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and striving to achieve the vision of ‘healthier Abu Dhabi’.

Omar trained as a Head and Neck surgeon in the UK. Immediately prior to joining AD DoH, Omar was a hospitals improvement lead at Mckinsey and Company in London Healthcare and Operation practice, leading on nationwide effort to improve emergency pathway, quality of care, integrated care, regulation and efficiency. Omar also worked on efficiency and value based healthcare provision, leading teams in helping private and public hospitals, and investment houses achieve efficiency and financial turnaround in the UK and Europe.