Chief Executive Officer
National Health Insurance Company - Daman
Hamad Abdullah Al Mehyas serves as Daman’s Chief Executive Officer. Under Mr. Al Mehyas’ leadership Daman continues to be the leading health insurer and value-sharing health partner to the Government.
Mr. Al Mehyas has overseen the development and implementation of key strategic initiatives to provide unparalleled smart solutions and services to help shape and support a healthier community in the UAE. His extensive knowledge within the healthcare system has helped enhance Daman’s industry leading expertise and ensured the delivery of excellence across all its products and services. Prior to his current role, Mr Al Mehyas has served in operational and commercial executive roles during his 7 years at Daman.
He is one of the first UAE Nationals specialising in Forensic Medicine where he received the Government Excellence Award for Innovative Initiative. He has held several senior roles in Federal and Local Government entities and led the Office of UAE National Supreme Biosecurity Committee. He is a licensed Forensic Medicine Specialist, a member of the International Society for Forensic Genetics, Germany. Additionally, and was a member of the UK Forensic Science Services.
Mr. Al Mehyas serves as General Manager of Daman Healthcare Solutions, as Board Member at inHealth - Independent Health Information Technology Services, as Board Member at Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies and as Board member at Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance Company. Additionally, he is a member of the Supreme Committee for Organ Transplantation. He also sits at Emirates Insurance Association’s Board as Vice Chairman, Chairman of Higher Technical Committee as well as Chairman of the Life & Medical Committee and Chairman of the Emiratisation Committee. He also serves as the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tennis Club and a member of the Advisory Board at Khalifa University.
Mr. Al Mehyas holds a master’s degree in DNA Profiling from the University of Central Lancashire and a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Medicine from Glamorgan University. During his career he has been awarded several honorary medals and certificates of appreciation from Government and International Organisations.