Alisha Moopen is the Deputy Managing Director of our company. Having joined the company as a Director in 2013, she is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction & development of the company, & notably spearheading the expansion of the group into new markets.
Alisha was recently elected by World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader to join the class of 2018. Recognizing her past work in healthcare, she has been inducted into a 5-year program with like-minded people who are committed & passionate to tackle the main challenges of the world today, with healthcare being one of them. She was also recognized as one of the Top 100 World’s Greatest Leaders in Asia & GCC in 2018. Forbes Middle East magazine has selected Alisha as one of the Top Next Generation Indian Leaders in 2018. She also won Khaleej Times’ Emerging Leaders Award 2018 for Healthcare. She is a Chartered Accountant from the ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) & worked earlier with Ernst & Young. She graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with distinction in Finance & Accounting.
Alisha’s philosophy in life is ‘Healthiness is Happiness’. She wants to enable quality healthcare across the globe through treating people with compassion, precision & excellence. She is dedicated to the cause of women empowerment & mental health. She believes in the diversity of workforce, strength in differences & focused on improving the glass ceilings at work for women. She was instrumental in launching the Women in Leadership programme at Aster DM Healthcare which empowers talented & capable female employees with training & growth opportunities, to shape them for leadership roles. She is also an active philanthropist, being a trustee of Aster DM Foundation & involved in social welfare through Aster Volunteers programme which bridges the gap between people who would like to help with those in need.
Alisha is dedicated to ensure that humanity leverages on advances in science as well as personal re-engineering of self, ranging from lifestyle choices to dealing with the external environment, to staying happy & healthy, both physically & mentally. She believes using technology can enable better health outcomes for population management through precision medicine, connected care & AI.
Dr. Azad Moopen is the Chairman & Managing Director of our Company. He is a gold medalist in Medicine & a post graduate in General Medicine from University of Calicut, Kerala, India & a diploma holder in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases from Delhi University, Delhi, India. He is responsible for our Company’s overall business operations & is responsible for setting forth the group strategy & vision. He also serves as a director of NORKA Roots & the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation.
He has set up Dr. Moopen’s Foundation, a charitable foundation for extending healthcare charitable benefits to the less privileged. He has been a Director of our Company since its incorporation. He has been honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri Award in 2011 & the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman in 2010. He has also been conferred the Best Doctor Award by the Government of Kerala in 2009. He has also received the Arab Health Award from the Arab Health Forum in 2010, the Arabian Business Achievement Award from the ITP Publishing Group in 2010 & the Healthcare CEO of the Year Award at the CEO Middle East Awards 2015.