Suhail Al Ansari

Shareholder and Advisor to the Board

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With two decades of experience in the sovereign investment world, and focus in the healthcare industry, Suhail is co-founder and Deputy Vice Chairman of Gawah Holdings Inc., a diversified investment holding company with assets spanning across multiple industries around the globe. He is also founder and managing partner of Biolinka and Curis Ventures, companies that are both specialised in healthcare and life sciences investments, asset management and advisory. He is also partner at ML Healthcare Partners GmbH, Verofax, Memories Healthcare, and a GP of a digital infrastructure fund. Suhail is also an advisory board member of UKCloud Ltd, a renowned and significant British multi-cloud provider. He also advises numerous multinational healthcare companies and academic medical institutions spanning from North America to Asia.

Prior to Biolinka and Gawah Holdings, Suhail formerly led the Healthcare Unit at Mubadala Investment Company as Executive Director of Healthcare. As founder of the healthcare practice at Mubadala, his primary responsibilities were to oversee the development, operations and management of the healthcare assets and initiatives within the company’s portfolio.

During his tenure at Mubadala, Suhail established and oversaw the operations of eight healthcare businesses with globally renowned partners such as the Cleveland Clinic, Laboratory Corporation of America and Imperial College London, managing a portfolio worth over US$ 4B in assets with 6,000 employees and annual turnover exceeding US$ 750M.

Suhail has held numerous board positions including Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Healthpoint Hospital, National Reference Laboratory, Tawam Molecular Imaging Centre, Capital Health Screening Centre, Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre, Viceroy Hotels and Resorts and Agility Abu Dhabi. He was also Vice Chairman of the Board Directors of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

In addition to his healthcare specific roles, he was also the Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi – Singapore Joint Forum, an initiative created by the Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi and government of Singapore to facilitate government and private sector collaboration between Singapore and Abu Dhabi.

Suhail holds a Masters of Science degree in Finance from Boston College, USA, and a Bachelors of Engineering in Environmental Chemical Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK.