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Dr. Abubakr Elmardi
Chief Strategic Officer
Head of Obstetrics & Gynecology Department
Consultant, Gynecologist and Urogynecologist (UK)



Is a consultative role; part leader and part doer, an experienced visionary, an experienced executive with the responsibility of ensuring that execution supports the strategy elements. This unique background takes a multitude of different operating experiences, must include being both a creative thinker and influential collaborator. Dr. Abubakr Elmardi is often executives who have worn many hats before at a variety of medical establishment before taking on the responsibilities.

Dr. Abubakr Elmardi is former Head of department at Staffordshire Hospital, UK with vast experience in management of female urinary and pelvic floor disorders, cosmetic vaginal surgeries and menstrual disorders. Royale Hayat’s Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department is an excellent in obstetrics and gynecology with sub urogynecology & reconstructive pelvic floor surgery ie. urodynamic studies, bladder and pelvic floor scanning along with endoscopic, hysteroscopic ablation, morcelation, laparoscopic surgery, normal, operative and caesarian deliveries.   

Awards & Qualifications:

  • Former Head of department in Staffordshire Hospital, UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynecologist (UK)
  • Fellow of the international College of Surgeons (FICS) (USA)
  • Member of the International Urogynecologist Association (USA)
  • Member of the International Continence Society (UK)
  • Diploma of Medical Education, Staffordshire University (UK)
  • Member of Examination Committee of Royal College & the Medical British Council (UK)
  • Clinical Senior lecturer - Keel Medical School - UK
  • Associate professor St. George University - Grenada U.S.A

Dr. Omar E. El Khateeb
Medical Director, Consultant of Anesthesia & ICU

Dr. Omar graduated from the University of Alexandria, Egypt with a diploma in Medicinæ Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiæ, Master of Science (Anesthesia & Critical Care Medicine), and MD.  Prior to joining Royale Hayat, he was the Head of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Department, as well as the Deputy General Manager in Mansour Al- Orf Medical Center, Al Jahra Kuwait. 


Awards & Qualifications:

  • Member, European Society of Anaesthesiology
  • Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Member, Central Egyptian Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
  • Member, Kuwaiti Medical Association


Shibu Mathew
Chief Financial Officer & Director HR

Shibu Mathew first joined Royale Hayat Hospital in 2006 as a member of the pre-opening team. In 2007 he was appointed Financial controller; and in 2010 he was appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Shibu is responsible for long range Investment planning, performance analysis and budget evaluation of all Group companies and he serves as a Board Member for many of these subsidiary companies. Prior to joining Royale Hayat Hospital he worked as the Accounting Finance and treasury manager for various Multi-National Companies. His expertise includes the designing of Accounting Systems and Policies, the Mapping and Roll-out of ERP packages, Feasibility Assessment, Financial/Treasury Management and Developing Timely Statutory, Management and Shareholders Reports.

Awards & Qualifications:

  • CMA USA, Fellow Member ICAI


Dr. Hamid Ghaderi
Head of Anesthesia, ICU & Pain Management.; Deputy Medical Director & Consultant Anesthesia, ICU & Pain Management




  • Graduated from the Medical School at the Elite University of Heidelberg Germany.
  • Practiced at University of Heidelberg in Germany as Consultant and Lecturer for Anesthesia, Internsive Care and Pain Management.
  • German Board Certified Anesthesia, Surgical Intensive Care and Clinical pain management from University of Heidelberg - Germeny.
  • Fellowship in Intensive and neonatal care unit at Children's hospital, University of Heidelberg - Germany.
  • Fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia Germany.
  • Member of the German and European Society for Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Management.
  • Member of European Society for Cardiac Anesthesia.
  • German Board Certified