Director and Co-Founder
A Barcelona native, Acaena has an extensive medical background as a respected practitioner and a wealth of experience in healthcare management. Based in Dubai, Acaena oversees all aspects of our UAE operation/presence, overseeing the regions’ business development, establishing new partnerships and franchising opportunities. Together with her co-founder Mahi, they lead product development.
Director and Co-Founder
Born in Iran and brought up in Cyprus, Mahi moved to the UK in 20? Mahi is an active member of the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) and the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) with an extensive background in the field of clinical cancer and HIV research and management. Currently based in London, Mahi oversees association with her co-founder Acaena, she works on lead product development.
Chief of Operations (COO)
California Licensed Aesthetician, who is passionate about beauty and enhancing individuals’ appearances from within using latest technologies. May graduated with a double major in Liberal arts and Medical Esthetician in Orange County, California. She practiced esthetics with top plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills and continuously updates her training in new products & techniques including intensive medical esthetics and anti-aging. May moved to Dubai in 2015 to join The Elixir Clinic team and overlooks all operations of the UAE & UK. She has developed a strong clientele porfolio that includes influencers, celebrities and royal families. May consistently takes every opportunity to implement and further her knowledge in the world of beauty.
A vibrant marketing connoisseur born in Iran and raised in Dubai. Banafsheh spent 11 years in Vancouver, Canada where she completed her high school diploma and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration; majoring in Marketing. Her corporate career started in Dubai and has paved a steadfast path in the field of marketing. Banafsheh recently joined The Elixir Clinic to manage the marketing for both UAE & UK operations. She is also assists with business development and franchising due to her strong professional network.
Her expertise in marketing and brand strategy, in addition to her passion for health, fitness and wellness, makes her the perfect match for The Elixir Clinic.
Branch Manager – UAE
Layal Ayoub was raised in Norway and moved to Dubai in 2004. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Business Management in Stavanger University, Norway and decided to move the United Arab Emirates to begin work experience.
Her career started in Private Banking at Emirates NBD and after five years in the financial sector, she decided to pursue a career in Business Development in Defence and Military sector. Layal’s strong business network and years of experience in Business Development made her an ideal candidate for The Elixir Clinic and joined the team in 2017 as a branch manager for the Abu Dhabi location.
Branch Manager, Dubai
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Jacqueline moved to Dubai in 2015 to pursue career opportunities. She received a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a major in Business Management. Further-more, Jacqueline has accomplished three internships during her time in university with a certification in Nuclear Medicine as a Nurse Aid from Little Company of Mary Hospital, Medical Assistant certification for Infectious Disease in Torrance Memorial Hospital and contributed 7 months of case management for a non-profit organisation, AIDs Project Los Angeles APLA, where she worked with AID’s/HIV patients.