A graduate from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a specialization in Finance and Accounting, Ms Alisha worked with Ernst & Young in England for seven years and qualified as a chartered accountant during the course of her training there. On returning to Dubai she joined Aster DM Healthcare as Finance Director for Medcare. After a year, she was promoted to oversee the corporate affairs & strategies for the whole group. This mainly involved developing underlying corporate functions which could be used as building blocks between and across the various verticals of Aster DM Healthcare, including areas such as training and development, appraisals, new business opportunities, setting up a central purchasing committee and other corporate initiatives. More recently, she has stepped into a more global role of overseeing the Gulf operations of Aster Hospitals and Clinics.