Khamis is a Research Fellow (Non-Resident) at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government. He has worked for several spearhead NHS Organisations in England where he led on Public Health ‘Hot Topics’. In 2013, he was appointed the Head of Section and then as an Advisor for the Strategy and Policy Department - Department of Health Abu Dhabi and then Consultant for the Health Policy and Standards Department at Dubai Health Authority. Khamis has been involved with several national and local committees and has led and supported the development of over 80 strategic and policy documents. His experience covers wide a range of subject areas including but not limited to Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Policy and Strategy. Khamis is an enthusiastic advocate for translating policy into practice, transformative initiatives and driving value-based and sustainable improvements within the health system.
Khamis attended University in England and holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in Human Biology and a Master of Science in Public Health and Health Promotion from Leeds Metropolitan University. In 2017, he was awarded a Master of Science with Distinction in Health Policy at Imperial College London. He is a PRINCE2 Practitioner, certified in Social Marketing and a Fellow for the Royal Society of Public Health.
Khamis has spoken at national and international conferences, holds academic publications and is a peer reviewer for several public health journals and for the National Institute for Health and Research in England. In 2016, Khamis was awarded ‘outstanding contribution in reviewing’ by Public Health in recognition of the contributions made toward the quality of the Journal. Khamis research interests fall mainly under the umbrella of Public Health, Health Policy and Health Innovation.