Leaders' Forum

Theme: A New Era of Healthcare in KSA

9-10 October 2022

Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC), KSA

Leaders Forum CPD

Sunday-Monday, 9-10 October 2022


The Leader’s Forum at the Global Health Exhibition addresses key aspects of the healthcare ecosystem engaged in the delivery of the National Health Sector Transformation Program in Saudi Arabia.

The forum aims to enable essential dialogue between thought leaders and government officials on service delivery, driving the digitalisation of healthcare, access to medicines and technologies, health system financing, and leadership and governance.


Key topics

  • Driving the digitalisation of healthcare
  • Leadership, change management and transitioning to new care models
  • Health Economics
  • Health system financing
  • Future healthcare service delivery
  • Access to healthcare

Who will attend

  • Local, regional and global venture capitalists
  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Health futurists
  • Senior government officials
  • Hospital owners and operators
  • Health tech companies

Speaker faculty

Conference Chair:

  • Dr Reem F. Bunyan, CEO, Center for Improving Value in Health, Riyadh, KSA

Scientific Committee:

  • Dr Ahmed Hakawi, Consultant of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Authority, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Abdulaziz. Al-Mosabihi, General Director, Radiology and Services, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Sameera Al Johani, Director of Microbiology and Virology, National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Mohamed Yahya Husain Al Harbi, Therapeutic Services Deputyship, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Ian Dalton, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA


  • H.E. Fahad Al-Jalajel, Minister of Health, Saudi Arabia
  • Sophia the Humanoid Robot 
  • Abdulaziz Almulhim, Executive Vice President, Social Advisory, National Center for Privatization, Riyadh, KSA 
  • Dr Abdullah Solaiman Alherbish, Senior Vice President for Physician Affairs, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Alex Zhavoronkov, Founder and CEO, Insilico Medicine, Hong Kong, China
  • Damian Halloran, Abbott Corporate Officer, and Vice President, Abbott Rapid Diagnostics 
  • Dimitris Moulavasilis, CEO and President, Diaverum, Malmö, Skåne County, Sweden
  • Erik Van Hoeymissen, Vice President Global Clinician Solutions, 3M Health Information Systems
  • Everton Santos, Regional Director, Middle East, Africa & APAC, KLAS Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • Giles W.L. Boland, MD, President, Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization (BWPO), Executive Vice President, Mass General Brigham (MGB), Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Dr Ibrahim Abdulaziz Alomar, Assistant Deputy Minister for Health Investment, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Jarrett Fowler, Senior Director, Strategic and International Initiatives, National Center for Healthcare Leadership, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Javier A. Rodriguez, CEO, DaVita Inc.
  • Dr Jawaher M Alsaud, Chief Beneficiary Affairs Officer, Center for National Health Insurance (CNHI), Riyadh, KSA 
  • Joseph J Fifer, President and CEO, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Westchester, Illinois, USA
  • Dr Jhonatan Bringas Dimitriades, Wearables and Digital Health Expert, Partner and Managing Director, JBD Healthcare, The Netherlands
  • Eng Mona Bint Sahman Al-Subaie, CEO, Virtual Hospital for Telehealth, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Mohammed Al Saghier, CEO, Health Holding Company, Riyadh, KSA
  • Prof Dr Ming Yen Ng, Cardiothoracic Radiologist, Cardiac Imaging MOOC Course Director, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Nasser Massoud, Managing Director, Concept Realisation, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Omar AlShanqeety, Advisor to His Excellency the Minister of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Omar Najim, Director of Special Programme Execution, Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Rafat Taher, CEO, Okadoc – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA
  • Randall Peterson, Academic Director, Leadership Institute, London Business School, London, UK
  • Robert Lang, CEO, DaVita Care International
  • Sabri Sabri, CEO, Davita KSA 
  • Samar Nassar, Managing Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Ministry of Investment, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Sarah Al Dallal, President, Emirates Health Economics Society, Specialist, Public Health Protection Department, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Shabab bin Saad Al-Ghamdi, Secretary General, CCHI - Council of Cooperative Health Insurance, Riyadh, KSA 
  • Dr Shyam Bishen, Head of Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum, New York, New York, USA
  • Tamara Sunbul, Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Chair, HIMSS Middle East Community, Dhahran, KSA
  • Dr Tareef Yusuf Al-Aama, Deputy Minister for Therapeutic Services, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA