Dr Laila Hareb Almheiri
Dr. Laila Bin Hareb Almheiri is a prominent Emirati health and aviation expert, serial entrepreneur, and educator. She is widely recognized for her proficiency in holistic healthcare, cybersecurity advocacy, and aviation. She is the esteemed founder and CEO of Alive Group, a company dedicated to delivering innovative services in medical diagnostics, education, management consultancy, and cybersecurity awareness.
With an exceptional career spanning over three decades, Dr. Almheiri has made significant contributions in the fields of aviation, cybersecurity, public transportation, and holistic healthcare. She holds the remarkable distinction of being the only internationally trained Auriculotherapist in the region. Additionally, she is a certified Women’s Holistic Hormone Health Practitioner and an esteemed member of the Association of Complementary Medicine and the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine.
In 2010, Dr. Almheiri founded Alive Group with a visionary mission to effect positive change within society and communities. Under her exceptional leadership, Alive Group has successfully launched innovative ventures focused on diagnostics, education, and cybersecurity awareness. Driven by her unwavering dedication, she actively oversees operations and provides consultancy services, ensuring a lasting impact on society.
In 2022, she established Alive Holistic Medical Center in Mirdif, Dubai to deploy her philosophy in medical services. She addresses human health from a holistic perspective, believing that there are other alternative lifestyle and treatments that can support traditional medicine in optimizing people’s health and expediting body healing. She makes sure to hire the best medical staff who share the same philosophy in their application of physiotherapy and holistic medicine to empower the body to heal itself.
Dr. Almheiri’s educational journey is marked by notable achievements, including a Ph.D. in Scientific Innovation in Health Management and an Executive MBA in Aviation Management. In addition to her diverse qualifications, she holds additional medical certifications such as International certification in Auriculotherapy, CIPTACT in Body Manipulation, and CPD in Body Piercing. Her expertise is acknowledged through her esteemed memberships in organizations such as the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine and the International Complementary Medicine Association.
Dr. Almheiri’s impactful career commenced in the early 1990s when she assumed the role of Senior IT Manager at DEWA. Subsequently, she played a pivotal role in establishing the Roads and Transport Authority as part of a small team. She then transitioned to the aviation industry, ultimately leading the transformation of aviation regulation in the UAE through her involvement with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). As the lead negotiator for aviation air transport environment and fair competition, she represented the UAE on an international level, engaging with entities such as the European Commission, the USA, Canada, and other states. Furthermore, she spearheaded the UAE’s election campaigns in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Dr. Almheiri continues to contribute to the field as a consultant on private aviation projects through Alive Consultancy, in addition to her advisory roles in various organizations and her position as a senior advisor with Bain & Company. She also serves as a board member in select companies, amplifying her influence and expertise.
Beyond her remarkable professional accomplishments, Dr. Almheiri is a dedicated philanthropist and a source of inspiration for many. Through her initiatives, she has empowered women from neglected communities in Africa and Latin America by providing opportunities within the aviation industry. She generously shares her expertise through impactful lectures and keynote talks, leaving a profound impression on her audience.
Dr. Laila Bin Hareb Almheiri stands as a role model for women in STEM and entrepreneurship, continually making a positive impact on the world. Her pioneering work in holistic healthcare, unwavering commitment to cybersecurity awareness, and advocacy for women’s empowerment inspire individuals across the globe. She serves as a beacon of success and a guiding force for aspiring young entrepreneurs.