Dr. Ibtesam Al Bastaki, Director of investment and partnership at DHA, is responsible for the
development of various public-private partnership projects and driving healthcare investment into
projects in Dubai. . In addition to her main role and with 22 years of experience in healthcare she
leads, advices and guides on the best practices to ensure a proper holistic expansion in health care
industries within UAE.
She has a wealth of experience and expertise having worked in both private and public sector
entities such as the Prime Minister Office, VPS health care, MOH and DHA.
Dr. Al Bastaki graduated as a medical physician from RCSI and gained her Arab Board in Family
Medicine. She then received a Master’s degree in Health Care Management from RCSI. Moreover,
she is a MBR Leadership Program graduate.
Her additional roles include being the scientific chair for International Family Medicine (IFM) since