2005 to present

2005
Awarded Brazil’s Grao Mestre da Ordem do Merito Anhanguera.
Elected an Honorary Member of the US based International College of Surgeons.
Awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Lahaye University.

2006
Acquired Anglian Pharmaceuticals in the UK.

2007
Visited Iraq for the first time since fleeing the country in 1980. (NB. Saddam was hanged in December 2006.)
Presented with the Presidential Award by the American University of Cairo.
Acquired Rowad, an owner and operator of five prestigious resort hotels on Egypt’s Red Sea coast.

2009
Awarded the Holy Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.
Made a member of the Court of Benefactors of the UK’s Royal Society of Medicine.

2010
Funded dialysis unit at London’s Hammersmith Hospital to help a minimum of 200 diabetic patients a week.