Dr. Ayach is Senior Director with GE Healthcare & Partners, EGM. He specializes in both corporate and government sector to help address key strategic and operational challenges related to long term strategy design and development, leading and managing transformational projects, market feasibility, entrepreneurship and value development. He brings over 17 years of consulting experience across Europe and the Middle East, in which he worked with top executives and decision makers where he provided expertise in business growth strategies, business incubation and internationalization, Healthcare performance optimization, strategy design, value based Healthcare, smart health system engineering and IT integration, PPP’s, Medical tourism and overseas treatment strategies, business and operation modelling, market access and greenfield hospital planning and implementation.
He received the European Executive Award for enterprise engineering and consulting in business internationalization strategies for small and medium enterprises, by the National Center of Research, Italy. He has various working papers, book chapters and international publications on topics such as efficiency modelling and innovation in the Healthcare sector, and he is member at the European Decision Science Institute.
Ali has the following educational qualifications:
- Post Doctorate in Decision Science
- Ph.D. in Management and Enterprise Engineering University of Rome 2, Italy & Harvard University, USA
- ECE, Leadership and Conflict Resolution, Harvard University, USA
- MBA , Enterprise Engineering , Rome 2 , Italy
- Master in Bio-Robotics Engineering , Rome La Sapienza , Italy
- B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Prior to GE Healthcare & Partners , Ali worked at Philips Consulting where he supported in developing the Healthcare practice and led successfully multiple organizational engagements in the Middle East. He supported clients including Healthcare regulators and Operators, and research centers, and fulfilled variety of consulting roles in which he led large transformation programs such as system wide outpatients and surgical transformation, performance and productivity improvement, data analytics, and IT system integration architecture review , including transformation orchestration, capacity planning, workflow optimization and clinical service modeling, and launch of new medical facility. Prior to Philips Consulting, he has served in senior advisory roles with Dubai Government, including Health Authorities.. Ali has also worked with Accenture based in Europe on a variety of strategic and operational projects in healthcare including: M&A, health technology assessment, process re-engineering, and decision analysis with a focus in policy implementation, change management and integration. He also has experience working as a researcher and assistant professor at the University of Rome, Faculty of Management Engineering.