8. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari
Company: Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
Title: Managing Director
Al Kuwari assumed her current role in 2007. HMC is one of the main providers of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar, managing 12 hospitals across Qatar, as well as the National Ambulance Service and multiple home and residential care services. Al Kuwari was also appointed Qatar’s Minister of Public Health in January 2016. She currently chairs, co-chairs, and takes part in several health, research, and advisory boards, including the Academic Health System International Advisory Board, the Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute International Advisory Board, and other committees at the Ministry of Public Health. She previously worked at the World Health Organization, Reuters, and as a freelance health reporter and writer.