Dr.Jalal Alowais

 “Preserving lives while their owners can’t. We don’t have to start our journey with the highest potential, we can make our way through the basics until the luxury tools arrives”

Jalal Alowais is an assistant professor of trauma surgery at the medical college in Al Imam Mohammed ben Saud University, in Riyadh. Dr. Alowais did his fellowship training at McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada in 2013. He is a graduate of International master of health leadership from McGill University, collage of management, Montreal, Canada 2015. Besides his work in trauma surgery..

Dr Hani Jokhdar

Dr. Hani Abdulaziz Jokhdar, MBBS, MSC, PhD
Deputy Minister for Public Health

Dr. Jokhdar has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Public Health in February 2017 who is responsible for; primary healthcare, preventive medicine, mass gathering center, International Health Regulation (IHR), The Healthy City Program and the Hajj and Umrah Programs

Prior to his current position, Hani occupied several leadership positions in different institutes:

  • Assistant Deputy Minister for Hospital Affairs

Dr. Kenneth L. Mattox

Dr. Gregory Ciottone

Dr. Ciottone has dedicated his career to the academic advancement of Disaster Medicine through a combination of field work, research, and scholarly activity. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Instructor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPHS). He is the founder and director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, the first of its kind at a Harvard teaching hospital, and the Medical Director for the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a joint program of

Mr. Timothy Evans

Tim Evans served with the British Army for 34 years, leading the implementation of strategic change and crisis management in high-risk environments worldwide, including operations in Africa, Middle East, and Afghanistan ranging from counter-insurgency, counter-drugs and counter-terrorism, to stabilisation operations. He retired from the Armed Forces in 2016 having been the Chief Executive of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, and Commandant of the UK’s Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Since then his roles have continued to focus on multi-lateral collaboration and capability building, including with NATO as an advisor,

Dr. Ian Norton

Dr. Saleh Fares

Dr. Fares is the first Canadian and American board-certified emergency physician from the United Arab Emirates. He completed his medical education at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2000. He then completed the Royal College Emergency Medicine Residency Program at McGill University in Montreal, Canada (2002-2007). In 2008, he completed a fellowship in clinical Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the University of Toronto in Canada followed by a Disaster Medicine Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston

Dr. Raed Hijazi

Dr. Abdulrahman Alqahtani

Dr.Sami Alhasan Yousif


Highly resourceful professional with extensive experierre in disaster management and emergency medicine. Analytical strategist with aptitude to think of the box, analyze and problem solve difficult tasks with limited resources and personnel. Adept at in designing. developing, and implementing risk management frameworks, systems, methodologies, models, and governance. Expertise in solving complex problems in stressful high-pressured situations utilizing good judgment capabilities obtained from career experience.

Dr Nawfal Aljerian

Head of National Ihalati Operations
Chairman of the Professional Council of Physicians, Saudi Commission of Health Specialties Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia Experienced Physician with a demonstrated history of working in Emergency Medical Services,Emergency Medicine & the health care industry. Skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Clinical Research, Medical Education, Health care and Academic leadership, health care policy, and legislation.

Dr Abdullah Alqarni


Assistant Professor at King Saud University Medical City Emergency, Disaster and EMS Consultant.

  1. Head of emergency department at Medical Administration, Presidency of State Security.
  2. Saudi board of Emergency medicine 2013
  3. Arab board of emergency medicine 2013
  4. EMS fellowship Emergency medical services fellowship Brown university, USA.
  5. Disaster and Emergency Preparedness fellowship Brown University, USA

Dr. Hattan Muhammad Bojan

Emergency medicine consultant Head of Emergency Medical Services in Makkah region

Dr. Amjad Obeid

DR Amjad Obeid is Emergency Medicine Board Certified since 2008 with Experience in Emergency Medicine for more than 20 years. Currently working as Consultant Adult Emergency Medicine & Disaster and Head of Disaster Preparedness committee in Royal Commission Hospital in Jubail.
Dr. Obeid is the Chief Medical officer of Bahrain Motor Federation responsible for Bahrain Grand Prix Race ( F1 ) and all the FIA car racing since 2006. He is a member of the FIA medical Commission since 2008 . Dr Obeid was nominated to be the Chief medical officer (CMO) for India Grand Prix for 2011 2012 and was nominated to train and to be the Chief Medical Officer of Baku . In addition to

Dr.Hisham Hassan Muzzamil Ali Dinar

“It’s never too late to start building our capacity in this track, there is a difference between who is planning something and who decides to do it , So let’s start now , truly now”

From the Emergency Planning Framework Workshop

Dr. Hisham Ali Dinar is a Physician and Disaster and crisis manager. He is currently the technical affairs manager of the general directorate of emergencies disasters and ambulance Services-Ministry of health –Saudi Arabia. He previously was the surveillance manager and Head assistant of the national situation room in the national command and control center.

Dr. Mai Alshammari,

Dr. Mai Alshammari, MD (Otago), Emergency Medicine Consultant in KSMC, Disaster Medicine Specialist (Harvard)

Dr Ahmed Alkhuraisi

Director of disaster and crisis management unit, Saudi Red Crescent Authority

Dr Yasser Alasgah

Working currently as an assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University. Dr. Yasser Alaska, engages with the current clinical and academic

Dr Mohammed Alshahrani

Dr Sami Alsaedi

Dr Saud Alshihri

Dr Adel Altamimi


Mr. Adnan Salman Al Brahim

EMS Specialist, National situation room Manager National command and Control centre Ministry of Health Saudia Arabia

Mr. Badar Alotaibi,

Head of War Room, General Director of Emergencies, Disasters and Ambulances Services

Mr. Mohammad Abdullah Alamri

 Emergency Medical Services Specialist Head of The Health National Emergency  Operation Center The General Directorate of Emergencies, Disaster and Ambulance Services Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia

Ms. Peggy Hanna

With over three decades of experience as a strategist, communicator and capacity builder within the public health, higher education, humanitarian and development sectors, Peggy possesses a well-balanced

Ms. Betse Gulgan

Technical Officer, Country Health Emergency Preparedness and IHR, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, EMRO

Mr Abdullah Alhussain

Emergency Medical Services Specialist Head of Development Projects Department General Directorate of Emergencies, Disasters and Ambulance Services Ministry of Health–Saudi Arabia

Mr Rakan Alshamar

Mr Fahad Alqahtani

Dr Saber Alhefnawi

Mr. Mohammed Alhashil

Mr Sami alharbi

Mr Tariq Alotaibi

Dr Sami Afifi

Mr Hamad Al Saab

Mr Abdullah Aldosari

 Mr Ibrahim Alghamaz

Mr Mahadi Garoot

Mr Saed Alzahrani

Mr Ahmed Aldayes

A Faculty member of Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz College for Emergency Medical Services in King Saud University, with specialty in Disaster Medicine and Management from Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania, United States And active member of Disaster Action Team (DAT) American Red cross, Community emergency Response team (CERT) Chester county.