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Hamad Al Mehyas
CEO at Daman


Hamad Abdullah Al Mehyas is Daman’s Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for the company’s overall performance, including its strategy towards achieving Daman’s vision.

In addition to his role in the company, Al Mehyas serves as General Manager of Daman Healthcare Solutions and Board Member at InHealth - Independent Health Information Technology Services. He also sits as Vice Chairman of Emirates Insurance Association Board, Chairman of Supreme Technical Committee and Chairman of Life and Health Insurance Technical Subcommittee.

Al Mehyas is considered one of the first UAE Nationals specialising in Forensic Medicine; a field in which he received the Government Excellence Award for Innovative Initiative. He held several senior roles in Federal and Local Government entities and worked on a GCC and Regional Levels. He has also represented the UAE in various international organisations. During his career, he led several nation-wide initiatives, most notably heading the Office of UAE National Supreme Biosecurity Committee.

Hamad Al Mehyas holds a master’s degree in DNA Profiling from University of Central Lancashire and a Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Medicine from Glamorgan University, both from the United Kingdom. He has been awarded a number of honorary medals and certificates of appreciation from a number of Government and International Organisations. He is a licensed Forensic Medicine Specialist, a member of the International Society for Forensic Genetics, Germany, and an editorial board member of the peer-reviewed journal, World Agriculture. Additionally, he was also a member of the UK Forensic Science Services.

Agenda Sessions

  • Is There A Case for Higher Medical Insurance Premiums?