Director, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Based in Dubai, UAE, Anas oversees business development, client relationships and project management for all Axios’ healthcare access programs in the region.
Anas has a well-rounded portfolio of healthcare experience, including clinical, program design and implementation, monitoring and compliance. Over the past 6 years, he has delivered access programs with 9 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies, and overseen multi-million dollar budgets across the MENA region. These programs have covered ophthalmology, oncology, hematology, diabetes, pulmonary, immunology, rheumatology, dermatology and immunotherapy, and improved access to treatment, diagnosis and adherence for thousands of patients. He is a Certified Lead Auditor and has worked with national health authorities, private and public companies, charities and patient associations across MENA to implement global best practices.
Prior to Axios International, Anas worked in the medical field as a practitioner and an academic. He was Senior Health Officer at the Academy Abu Dhabi, Manager of the Male Geriatric ICU Unit in the UAE Ibrahim bin Obied Hospital, Nursing Lecturer at the Vinayaka Missions University Campus, and Clinical Instructor at the International Academy for Health Sciences (Saudi Arabia) and at Al-Balqa Applied University (Jordan).
Anas holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Vinayaka Missions University (India) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Jordan. He is a Lead Auditor certified by IRCA and a Certified Compliance Officer by ICAS.
Born in the UAE, Anas is fluent in English and Arabic.