Our people

We’re proud of the backgrounds and expertise the Access management team brings to our business.

Mohammed Al Issa

Mohammed Al Issa, the  founder of Access Network, boasts a rich and extensive career spanning over two decades in the realm of international private medical insurance(IPMI) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With a profound understanding of the intricacies of the industry, Al Issa played a pivotal role in shaping the international partnerships of Tawuniya, the leading insurance company in Saudi Arabia. His strategic orchestration of Tawuniya’s global collaborations not only solidified the company’s standing but also contributed to the expansion and accessibility of international insurance services for the Saudi market.

Passionate about the unique business model and offerings at Access Network, Mohammed Al Issa is driven by a commitment to providing unparalleled value to customers. His wealth of experience and expertise in the sector positions Syncmedica as a forward-thinking and customer-centric force in the world of international private medical insurance. Under Al Issa’s leadership, Access Network thrives as a testament to innovation, dedication, and a genuine passion for delivering exceptional insurance solutions to a diverse and dynamic client.


Dr. Jose Quesada

With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Jose Quesada is a strategic and results-oriented business leader who is deeply committed to enhancing access and the quality of care for consumers. Dr. Quesada has been at the forefront of various initiatives in strategy, operations, and technology, utilizing his expertise in customer relationship management (CRM), data analysis, and management consulting.

In his most recent role as the Managing Director at PwC, Dr. Jose collaborated with healthcare clients, contributing to the transformation of their digital capabilities, optimization of operations, and enhancement of customer experiences. Previously, as the Vice President of Global Healthcare at Salesforce, he played a key role in driving the growth and expansion of the healthcare vertical across diverse regions and markets. Executive roles at Cigna and Bupa further enriched his experience, where he oversaw clinical, wellness, and service operations, medical cost containment, and provider and vendor management. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Jose has worked with diverse and multicultural teams and stakeholders across the USA, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latam.

Dr. Jose Quesada shares a vision with Access Network, focusing on delivering innovative and customer-centric solutions for the healthcare sector. In his leisure time, he finds joy in playing tennis, exploring the depths of scuba diving, and embarking on travel adventures with his wife.

Fraser Gregory

Fraser Gregory is a seasoned leader in the realms of insurance and healthcare. With a wealth of experience across various executive roles, Fraser has consistently showcased his prowess as a strategic thinker and commercially astute finance professional. His career spans notable positions, including CFO roles at Bupa Insurance UK and Bupa Hospitals UK, where he played instrumental roles in shaping financial strategies and enhancing operational efficiency.

Fraser also held the dual responsibilities of CFO and Chief Strategy Officer at Bupa Arabia, demonstrating his ability to integrate financial acumen with strategic foresight. His strategic contributions extend to his tenure as CFO at Tawuniya Insurance Company.

At the core of Fraser’s leadership philosophy is the commitment to creating shareholder value and maximizing return on capital. His strategic mindset and direct experience in managing Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) align seamlessly with our goals, providing invaluable insights to drive the organization’s strategic direction and long-term success. Fraser Gregory’s multifaceted expertise positions him as a strategic asset, contributing significantly to our journey in the insurance and healthcare sectors.

Howard Gough

Howard Gough is a seasoned global executive.  He served as the former regional CEO of Cigna International, a Fortune Top 20 company, Howard has led multicultural teams to drive business growth across diverse markets. With a wealth of experience spanning the UK, US, China, and UAE, he has navigated complex cross-border acquisitions and provided invaluable guidance to startups seeking to establish a foothold in competitive industries. Howard’s leadership style is characterized by innovation, adaptability, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, making him a respected figure in the international business community.


Howard has demonstrated commitment to fostering collaborative environments and driving organizational success, values that resonate deeply with our mission and vision. His remarkable ability to identify emerging opportunities and execute strategic initiatives aligns seamlessly with our goal of empowering individuals and organizations to thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape. Howard’s profound insights and strategic acumen have the potential to shape our trajectory, inspiring teams to embrace innovation and pursue growth with confidence in the realm of insurance and healthcare solutions. As a visionary leader dedicated to driving sustainable change, Howard Gough’s influence extends far beyond traditional corporate settings, making him a valuable asset in our journey towards redefining industry standards and making a meaningful impact on communities worldwide.

Syed Alam

Syed Alam, the Chief Information Officer (CIO), is a dynamic and innovative problem solver with an impressive track record spanning over 20 years in Information Technology. With diverse experience across roles such as Developer and Solution Architect, Syed has honed his expertise while working for leading organizations like Aetna International and Now Health in the UK, Dubai, and Hong Kong. Syed brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the table.

Syed Alam is recognized as an accomplished program manager, with a profound understanding of data architecture, data migration, digital transformation, and cloud computing. His strategic insights and hands-on experience in these areas position him as a valuable asset in driving our technological advancements and ensuring seamless integration of systems and processes. Syed’s proven track record of delivering complex large-scale healthcare insurance systems across multiple regions underscores his ability to navigate intricate challenges and deliver tangible results. With Syed Alam at the helm of technology initiatives, we are poised to revolutionize the healthcare insurance landscape, leveraging cutting-edge solutions to enhance accessibility, efficiency, and overall user experience for its clients and stakeholders.

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