Dr. Alisha Moopen

Dr. Alisha Moopen

Executive Director & CEO – Hospitals & Clinics GCC


Alisha Moopen is a Director of Aster DM Medical and the Chief Executive Officer – Hospitals & Clinics, GCC.

Having joined as Director in September 2013, she oversees 85 clinics and 7 hospitals in the GCC under the 3 brand, Medcare, Aster & Access. She is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and development of the group and notably spearheaded the expansion of Aster in to new markets such as Bahrain and Philippines.

With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, she is well-versed in the field of finance and administration, having previously worked at Ernst and Young LLP.

As an active philanthropist, Alisha was a panelist and promoter for increased women’s participation in the workforce across various forums, such as Arabian Business Women and Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants. She works on the Moopens Institute of Local Empowerment Scheme (MILES), which focuses on many initiatives for village development from small children to women’s education from a young age by skilling them for careers and livelihood. She is also a trustee and an involved member of the Aster DM foundation in the Philippines, which sponsors and works with children with congenital heart diseases.

In addition, Alisha Moopen was recognized as one of Stylist Arabia’s 5 Most Inspirational Woman in UAE and was recently awarded the Healthcare Leader award from G8 Women, Middle East, 2016 and the Young Achiever in Healthcare award from Femina Middle East 2016.

Her passion for promoting health, ambition and overall well-being, extends beyond the boardroom, with her own Yoga studio, RAWR in Media.