Dr. Osama Elhassan is a co-founder and the vice-chair of Emirates Health Informatics Society. He serves as a Health Informatics Specialist at Dubai Health Authority to strategize and develop the digital health regulatory framework of Dubai. Dr. Elhassan is also the co-founder and the coordinator of the GCC Taskforce on Workforce Development in Digital Healthcare, which aims at empowering young local talents to enact eHealth roles through continuous training and rewarding career paths. He obtained a PhD in Informatics from University of Leicester and an MSc in Advanced Computing from Imperial College in UK. Dr. Elhassan research interests are eHealth workforce development, HIE and Information Governance.