Our Team

Al Hayat and OmniaKurdistan Co. currently employs over 140 people, mainly in Baghdad, Basra and Erbil

AlHayat Scaintafic Team


OmniaKurdistan Co. Team

Kurdistan - Erbil

Ali Mosawi – Chairman

Ali Mosawi founded Al Hayat in 1994 to ensure access to life-saving medical products for the people of Iraq, having previously worked as a consultant for Zeneca and SmithKline Beecham. Born in Iraq, Ali was educated at Cardiff and Loughborough universities after being awarded a state-sponsored scholarship to study in the UK. He lives in England with his wife and three children and is the founder of the Mosawi Foundation, a charity which support community rebuilding worldwide. Ali chairs a board composed of highly-experienced pharmaceutical businessmen, qualified doctors.

Company Structure

Dr. Zaid – General Manager

A qualified medical professional, Dr. Zaid has worked at Al Hayat since 2003. Appointed General Manager in 2007, he has pioneered the company’s expansion into the private sector and provision of market access services. As General Manager, Dr Zaid is responsible for coordinating Al Hayat’s activities and business relationships across Iraq. Prior to this, he held senior roles at the Iraq Ministry of Health and AstraZeneca.

Dr. Shatha – Head of Regulation and Compliance

Dr. Shatha leads Al Hayat’s Regulation & Compliance department, which is responsible for the registration of all commercial Principals. She works closely with the Ministry of Health to facilitate the successful completion of pharmaceutical tender contracts. Prior to joining Al Hayat, Dr Shatha set up her own pharmacy, having trained as a pharmacist.