Charles Taylor Assistance adds significant expertise to in-house medical team

Dr Firas Alayash, a highly-experienced medical assistance doctor and occupational health physician, has joined Charles Taylor Assistance; boosting the global assistance and travel risk management provider’s considerable in-house medical expertise.

Charles Taylor Assistance manages over 50,000 medical cases every year for insured and non-insured individuals, including those in the energy, charity and corporate sectors; often in remote and challenging global destinations.

The award-winning provider is set to benefit from Dr Alayash’s extensive experience of (among other areas) onshore and offshore medical assistance and occupational health, remote and aviation medicine, cruise assistance, and mental wellbeing.

Trained in Spain, Wales, Switzerland and Germany, the multilingual Dr Alayash has worked all over the world; including in the oil, gas and mining sectors. He also has extensive experience of carrying out risk assessments and medical site reviews in developing countries; not least Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and South Sudan.

Dr Lynn Gordon, chief medical officer for Charles Taylor Assistance, comments, “We’re constantly developing our services to retain our place at the forefront of global medical assistance – and are confident that Dr Alayash’s wide-ranging skills will enhance our client offering the world over. We’re delighted to welcome him to our in-house medical team.”

Charles Taylor Assistance is a brand style for CEGA Group Services: an award-winning provider of claims management, travel risk and medical and security assistance services.