Mr. Mariano Gonzalez serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, part of United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical), in Abu Dhabi, UAE, since February 2018. Mariano has worked in the healthcare industry for the last 25 years holding executive responsibilities in the public and private sector in UAE and Europe with an outstanding track record of achievement in the healthcare sector; and is leading Danat Al Emarat through its next phase of development as it continues to expand and develop its services across Abu Dhabi. He most recently served as the Commercial Director at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, as well as the Managing Director of Moorfields Eye Hospital in Dubai since 2012. Prior to that, he was Group Chief Operating Officer at Al Noor Hospital Group in Abu Dhabi from 2011 until 2012, and the Hospital Director from 2008 to 2011.
A Spanish national, he initially worked as Hospital Chief Executive Officer in the Canary Islands (Spain) before relocating to Abu Dhabi in 2008. He was a Principal Professor at the Business School of San Pablo CEU Madrid from 2000 to 2003.
Mr. Gonzalez holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Arizona, USA in 2009 and a Business Management degree from the IE, (Instituto de Empresa) Business School. He holds a number of professional memberships including the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Chicago, USA (2006); the Society for Healthcare Strategy& Market Development; and the American Hospital Association (2010).