Our mission is to improve peoples’ lives by providing them with the highest quality medical advice possible, regardless of where they live. This way we can help them get back to full health and quality of life faster.
Prof. Hisham MehannaChairman and Medical Director
Hisham is a world-renowned head and neck cancer surgeon,
working in Birmingham, UK. He has a keen interest in
innovation and research, and his research has changed clinical
practice globally in the field of head and neck cancer. He also
has a lot experience in senior leadership and management
roles, and is currently deputy pro-vice chancellor of one of the largest universities in the UK,
and is the director of a large institute with over 300 academics.
Hisham is also a serial digital health entrepreneur, and is passionate about making the best healthcare available to everyone, regardless of where they live, through digital health. So, he co-founded Docspert.com, to provide second medical opinions from international medical experts in the UK, USA and Europe available to patients in the Middle East and Africa. The idea originated from his observations from the benefit, but also the difficulties and expense, that patients from the Middle East experienced when coming to consult him, as a head and neck cancer surgeon, in the UK.
Mr. Richard HaywoodNon-Executive Director
Richard Haywood is an alumnus of UoB having graduated in law in 1977. Richard is a corporate lawyer by background having been a partner of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP, the City law firm, and before that, Wragge & Co (now Gowling WLG). Richard advised corporates in a variety of sectors for over thirty years with a particular focus on M & A and Joint Ventures. He now takes on roles as an investor in and non executive director and Chairman of private equity backed businesses. He is currently Non executive Chairman of Clarilis Limited, a Legaltech business and an NED of Asterisk Network Solutions, a Fintech business.
Richard has also been a lay member of the Council since 2012 and Deputy Pro-Chancellor since 30th November 2014. In addition, he served for four years as a non-executive director of Birmingham Royal Ballet between 2002-2006 and has also served as an NED of CloserStill Group and non executive Chairman of Mobica Holdings Limited.
Dr. Ahmed ElkamisiOperations Director
Ahmed despite his younger years has done a lot. He is a fully qualified clinician, has also worked in medical insurance, and is the founder of Atbaa, an NGO with over 300 members that is considered one of the largest and most-influential medical students' initiatives in Egypt. Ahmed is an ex-handball player as well.
Mohamed HatemTechnology Director
Mohamed is passionate about finding technological solutions to solve people’s problems, and that is why he was attracted to the idea of Docspert.com. Mohamed has been developing IT solutions since the age of 15, and has worked professionally as a freelance developer for the past eight years.
Dr. Hamza AggourClinician Affairs Director
Hamza is a clinician. He also has business and management experience, having founded and ran a business space in Cairo for 2 years. He also founded a digital marketing agency in Cairo and one of the founders of a medical NGO leading hundreds of members for 4 years.