Dr Mona Al Moussli

Managing Director, PRA Consultancy

Dr Mona Al Moussli is a Regulatory Affairs Consultant who co-founded Professional Regulatory Affairs (PRA), a leading healthcare regulatory consultancy in the Middle East since 2013. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Dubai Pharmacy College and an MBA from Preston university. She has received her International Regulatory Affairs Master’s degree from KREMS University – Vienna. She is the first initiator of regulatory affairs course in the gulf region, working closely with Dubai pharmacy college. She see the value of health care product regulation in everyday life and as a leading regional innovator, she goes above and beyond the industry norms despite being a market leader.

Together with her PRA team she continuously delivers high quality standards to meet the fast paced, high turn-over industry. Regulatory conferences and trainings are among the many other activities she manages, and she is working on pushing the Pharma Regulation in to new levels.


Dr Ayah Sankari

Cross Sector Safety Team Lead NEMA, SSA and GCC, Johnson & Johnson, UAE

Ayah holds Master of Pharmacy, University College London (UCL) in 2008 and a post graduate diploma in Clinical Pharmacy from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. She is also a licensed active member of the General Pharmaceutical Council of Great Britain. Ayah has extensive trainings and certificates in pharmacovigilance, pharmacoepidemiology, medical compliance and quality assurance.

She has 8 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Ayah has diversified hands on experience in the domain of Drug Safety in Middle East & Africa across sectors of Pharma, Vaccines, HIV and Consumer Healthcare. Ayah’s works closely with key stakeholders in Regulatory Arena along with representing Pharmacovigilance in relevant industrial associations and forums. She has been appointed as the Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPV) in Gulf States.

Ayah’s main key areas of expertise are, Regulatory-Industry cross collaboration, Risk Minimisation Measures application and effectiveness monitoring, Training and Development, PSMF localisation and local maintenance and end-to-end Partner safety exchange management.


Dr Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., EMBA

President, IVPN-Network, Pharmacy Consultant/ Entrepreneur, UAE

Osama Tabbara is the Founder & President of the IVPN-Network. He was also the Founder and Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Pharmacy x 10 years, the Director of Pharmacy of King Fahad Medical City x 4 years, and head of Alrahba & Mafraq hospital Pharmacies x 3 years.

Osama also served at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh for 11 years as Clinical Pharmacist and Supervisor of the TPN Team and IV Room.

Osama Tabbara is a Graduate of King Saud University in 1984, completed his EMBA in 2014. He is Board Certified in Nutrition Support. Osama has 9 publications; he was a speaker in more than 120 symposia in topics related to leadership, Quality Management, Parenteral Nutrition, IV therapy and Pharmacy Practice.


Dr. Mohammed Ghattas

Deputy Dean of College of Pharmacy, Al Ain University of Science & Technology, UAE

Dr Mohammad Ghattas got his pharmacy degree in 2006 when he was 20 years old, and five years later he got his PhD from The University of Manchester. He pursued his academic career in Al Ain University where he got promoted several times to finally become in charge of the college of pharmacy – Abu Dhabi Campus. Beside his academic career, Dr Ghattas has a strong interest and great passion for continues self-development, not only at the professional level but also at the personal and humanitarian levels. Dr Ghattas is famously known among his students for his helpful tips and motivational advice for better university life and future career.


Dr. Ameya Ghanekar

Dr. Ameya is a Strategic Learning & Organizational Development Expert striving to reach the apex of success in Learning and Organizational Development Domain with International Training Experience, Excellent Strength Based Coaching Expertise and Proven People Skills. Dr Ameya has trained participants from Fortune 500 companies, MNCs, Government Entities, Universities, Schools, Institutions, SMEs, and Start-ups. He strongly believes that Learning and Development is not a department but a way of Life. In 2011, he was awarded PhD from an institute of eminence in India. His thesis was published as a printed book by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (Germany and has presented research papers in several International Conferences. Dr is also a distinguished author of the book named 23½ Beds – ‘A Journey from Unknown to Unknown’.


Dr Saeed Hussein

Clinical Pharmacist, Global Medical Solutions & Department of Pharmacy, Zayed Military Hospital (ZMH), UAE

Dr. Saeed Abdulla is a clinical pharmacist at Zayed Military Hospital with more than nineteen years of experience in both outpatient and inpatient setting. He has graduated from the faculty of pharmacy and obtained his master’s in clinical pharmacy Ajman University, and another master’s in public administration from Mohamed Bin Rashid School of government. He holds the American boards in 1) Oncology 2) Pharmacotherapy 3) intensive care board 4) infectious disease and he is an Antimicrobial Stewardship enthusiast and PhD researcher at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.


Ph. Sara Ramadan

Pharmacy Digital Technology Expert and Founder PharmaVgate Academy

With more than 13 years of experience in learning and development. I decided to quit corporate life and turned into a full-time entrepreneur who intends to roll out the paradigm shift at Pharmaceutical training & education.

Immersive technology like (AR) and (VR) can transform the pharmacy learning experience and train pharmacists in an alternate manner.

PharmaVgate Academy combined pharmaceutical sciences with storytelling, and behavioral training on a VR platform.

Now you can learn subjects such as drug design or Pharmacology by playing games, which has been proven to help building up the necessary skills for professional pharmacists.


Mamoun Baidoun

Founder of “Your Next Step” Coaching & Development

Founder of “Your Next Step” Coaching & Development. An experienced Business Manager & Coach. Worked in 4 different countries with AstraZeneca & Pfizer. With a total of 12 years experience in Multinational Pharma companies.


Saleh Al-Hanash

A Pharmapreneur, Author of "Agonist Trio Methodology"

- A Pharmapreneur, Author of “Agonist Trio Methodology” accredited by American institute of business Psychology - International Coach & Consultant in Virtual Training, Sales & Marketing, Teambuilding & Entrepreneurship. - TEDx Speaker, Inspirational Speaker In various events, universities locally and internationally. - 2020 American Institute of Business Psychology Methodology Accreditation & Social Psychology Network Membership - 2020 JCI International Vice President Elect for AFME assigned for 6 countries. - 2019 TEDXMuscat Saloon Oman “Create your Net & Hunt You Future” - In 2017 Co – founded “Just Start Innovating” full-fledged solution to build & scale entrepreneurial platforms & ecosystems strategic programs. - In 2016 Founded Agonist Consult for experimental training & Consultation in Jordan & Palestine.


Syed F. Huda

Regional Quality Assurance Director, Roche Pharmaceutical Middle East, UAE

Syed Huda has more than 25 years of work experience from USA, Pakistan, Thailand and UAE working in various regional and global Quality roles. He has been responsible for overseeing quality systems in Middle East, Russia, Africa, Turkey, Latin America, Asia Pacific and China covering about 65 countries.

Mr. Huda holds patents in USA and EU for developing new technique for producing slow release products. He has a diverse experience in Pharmaceutical, Bio-pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Cosmetics industries with an expertise in development & implementation of QMS, handling temperature controlled products, risk management, Six Sigma, KIAZEN and MUDA, product development, manufacturing, QA/QC, regulatory, anti-counterfeit, HVAC, facility design & Validation / Qualification.

He has been speaker at various global forums including ISPE Singapore, DUPHAT, various COLD Chain Forums in Dubai, WHO Seminars and Ministry of Health seminars in Pakistan.


Dr Wessam Mousa Ezzat

Head Of Projects, Gift DMCC, UAE

A senior Sales and Marketing strategist with a 23-year outstanding performance record in the areas of Regional sales, Strategic Marketing, communications, Corporate Public Affairs, Brand planning and world class product launch. Qualified with an MBA and CIM Diploma in Marketing from UK. Experienced in the sales process of Ethical pharmaceutical products, life saving medications, OTC, Skincare and cosmeceuticals.

Track record of successfully conducting product analysis, and identifying lucrative opportunities for business growth. In-depth knowledge of building media collateral, TV campaigns, researching, developing, writing and distributing press releases and 'sell in' stories to key target media channels while executing campaign measurement and evaluation. Expertise in translating company’s vision and goals into comprehensive long- and short-range plans while ensuring definite sales impact.

Highly skilled in formulating clear and compelling value propositions for the key stages of new product development that transform differentiating clinical benefits of the product into cost effectiveness advantages. Highly effective in building tools and models for facilitating local or regional cost effectiveness assessments.


Sara Assadi Jabari

Recruitment Team Leader, Kinetic Business Solutions FZ, UAE

Sara Assadi is a Recruitment Team Lead at Kinetic Business Solutions. The consultancy company partners with leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies across the Middle East and Africa to support them with their recruitment needs. Sara has been specialising in the pharmaceutical industry for almost 6 years and has a total of 8 years of recruitment experience in Dubai. Before moving to the UAE, Sara completed her BSc Psychology from the University of Kent and MSc Psychology (mental health studies) from Kings College London, before working within the clinical field for a year.


Seddik Shawky

Gulf Category Manager, Hospital BU, Pfizer

Seddik has 15 years of total experience in the healthcare sector. He has been with Pfizer for over 15 years in various positions and diversified therapeutic areas.

At present, Seddik is the Gulf Category Manager for the Hospital BU at Pfizer.

Seddik can motivate and lead a team through uncertainty. He has an eye to spot opportunities, suggest areas of improvement and re-align strategies to meet operational goals. Some of his current responsibilities include effectively managing and executing all marketing and sales plans related to the plan while ensuring it’s done with high level of quality and 100% compliance.


Oluwafunmike Moronkeji

Director, Biopharma HR - Gulf & Regional Office, Pfizer

Oluwafunmike (Funmike) Moronkeji has over 14 years of experience in Human Resource Management that spans the Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) industry. She has been with Pfizer for over 11 years and currently serves as Human Resources Director for the Gulf States and Regional office.

Funmike has been leading several projects in the Gulf till date. She is conversant with integrating people management practices and processes at both in-country and regional levels. She does this by deploying pragmatic strategies to ensure integration of change management tactics while ensuring buy-in and collaboration from managers and colleagues.


Mohamed Aboelyazed

Manager, Biopharma HR, Gulf, Pfizer

Mohamed has over 10 years of experience. He has been with Pfizer for over 1 year and has built a repertoire of knowledge, experiences, and tools cross-geographically covering The HR Function: Talent (Acquisition, Management, Development), Business HR, Process Excellence, HR Communications, and Change Management HR. Mohamed is currently HR Manager for Pfizer Biopharma across the Gulf.

In his role, Mohamed continues helping leaders and colleagues to focus on what matters most to drive a life of better and bigger meaning at work and outside work. He also informs and support transitions during change, all in order deliver on Pfizer financial commitments and most importantly, to serve patients through breakthroughs.


Sara Mandil

HR Administrator, Gulf, Pfizer

Sara has over four years of experience and joined Pfizer in 2018. At present, she is the HR Administrator for Pfizer UAE and Gulf. Through her excellent interpersonal skills, Sara can provide optimum solutions for colleagues who come forward with a conflict. During her tenure with Pfizer, she has taken part in several projects and is the face of the HR Department in the Gulf. She also leads the Internship Program within Pfizer.


Dr Bakr Belarbi

Aspiring Entrepreneur and Opportunity Hunter, UAE

Bakr Belarbi has recently graduated from al Ain university with bachelor’s in pharmacy he had many internships with local and multinational companies to further sharpen his skills and at the same time he was working on a number of small projects. Bakr belarbi believes in networking and the power of building connections in his point of view its not important how many people you know what important is how many of them know you. so please start connecting with each other build connections and leave a foot print, be special , original, memorable.

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