resa vandermerwe

Resa Vandermerwe
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital
Umm Al Quwain, UAE

Resa offers over 30 years’ experience in General Management and Leadership with extensive experience in the healthcare sector, mostly in South Africa and for the last 3 years in the United Arab Emirates

Apart from the private sector, her work experience extends to the public sector with over 13 years in Preventative Healthcare Management and Training at the Department of Health.

She has experience with change management and mergers, quality and risk management, financial management, relationship building, human resources management, marketing and training skills gained in a variety of health industries.

She has successfully lead three hospitals through International accreditation of which the last was as recent as June 2015, where Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital was awarded the gold seal for JCI accreditation.

The Chief Executive Officer’s main focus is on Strategic Planning and direction, leadership, administration and overall management to ensure efficiencies, quality outcomes and cost effective healthcare services.

She has a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership (MBL), UNISA, with the Title of her dissertation: The impact of Strategic Management on Quality Management in Private Hospitals and obtained her B.A. (Industrial Psychology & Sociology) from the  University of Port Elizabeth in South Africa