Prof Mahmood Adil has over 25 years of medical, public health, executive management and policy experience in the NHS and USA. In 2021, H E Minister of Public Health (Qatar) has appointed him national advisor to excel and transform the healthcare services in Qatar. He is also given a key role by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to enhance the application of clinical data and digital skills among medical workforce across the globe.
From 2014-2021, he was Medical Director of Public Health Scotland/Health Protection Scotland. He provided national leadership in utilizing the most comprehensive national health data, digital and IT capability to establish data-driven high-performance healthcare and health protection services in Scotland.
Prior to joining Scotland, he was the National Quality and Efficiency Advisor at the Department of Health (England), with the remit to improve quality and performance through innovative models of primary and secondary care services, covering 55 million population of England. He has a demonstrable track record of comprehensively measuring and regulating the performance of healthcare organisations for improving efficiency, quality and safety at the national and international levels.
He is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School, Institute of Healthcare Improvement (USA), Yale School of Public Health, Judge Institute of Management (Cambridge University) and European Hospital & Healthcare Federation. Appointed Honorary Professor of Health Intelligence & Service Effectiveness (University of Glasgow), Clinical Professor of Public Health (Qatar University), Value-based Healthcare (Manchester Business School), Visiting Professor of International Health Systems (University of Strathclyde) and adviser to World Bank, several countries and organisations globally.
He has postgraduate qualifications in medicine, paediatrics, public health, economics, management and health informatics.