Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
The Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi reports to the Vice President, Health Services. He/she develops strategies to ensure the quality, relevance, impact and accessibility of the clinical and educational programmes of the University Hospital. The CEO also assumes overall responsibility for the financial strength of the University Hospital.
Ms Asmita Gillani, CEO, AKUH,N, came to AKUH, Nairobi from York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, where she served as Chief Operating Officer for more than seven years and as Acting CEO for six months.
Ms Gillani holds a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Toronto and a BSc (Hons) from the University of London, England. She is a Certified Health Care Executive in the Canadian College of Health Care Executives. She has received awards for her professionalism and volunteerism, published articles related to the health profession and served on important Canadian health committees.
Her contribution as a volunteer has been extensive, including Chair of the Aga Khan Social Welfare Board for Canada and as Vice President of the Aga Khan Council for Canada for two consecutive terms. Ms Gillani currently serves on the lsmaili Leaders International Forum.