Meet our Team
Muscat Mums is run entirely by volunteers and many of them take up more than one role within the organisation. Here is a short introduction by each coordinator to give you an idea of their background and experience at Muscat Mums. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the roles please do let us know as there are always opportunities coming up as mums move country or their children grow up.
Hi! I'm Mikaela. I arrived in Muscat April 2016, moving from Cornwall in the UK. I have 3 children, Oli 6(Oct 2012), Belle 5(Oct 2013) and Lottie 2 (March 2017). As a family we're new to expat life and are enjoying every second of it. Muscat is great and we are discovering new things all the time. I joined Muscat Mums pretty much as soon as we arrived and its been fab! Most of my friends here I've met through MM.
I have been the co-ordinator for all age groups over the last 3 years, cakes and bakes, Financial Officer and now I have taken on the role of Chair whilst also coordinating Cheeky Monkeys.
Hi, I'm Mayyada, originally from Egypt, but have spent most of my life in the gulf region. I'm originally a pharmacist but took a break to be with my kids. This is my 5th year in Oman and Muscat Mums has been my support group through it all. I have made a lot of friends through it and continue to do so. I am a mother to 2 boys, Rayan, a 5 year old and Malik, a 20 month old. Muscat Mums has been there for me through it all and I find volunteering to help run it is a great way to give back and to help others get the same support that I had been given.
Hi, I’m Anna. I’ve lived in Muscat since 2013. I’m British and my husband is Omani so as a family we have a big connection to this beautiful country. My daughter was born here in 2015 and I joined Muscat Mums when she was about 6 months old and have loved it ever since. I’ve made great friends along the way and it has been more than a lifeline in adapting to my new life. I’ve helped out in various areas, but now I’m the Finance officer and Treasurer.
Hi! I’m Sana. I arrived in Muscat in 2013 from Leeds, UK. I have two children, Haris (6) and Aidan (18 months). Both have been a part of Muscat Mums from the beginning and my saviour in those early days was definitely the play dates and the libraries and they continue to be so. In 2013, I volunteered to write up the newsletter and now I have accepted the role of Secretary. I am a teacher and have worked in Muscat but I’m taking some time out at the moment.
Business Partner Coordinator
Hi I am Cassie. I am an Indian, however I have been in Oman since my childhood going back and forth to India for studies and then finally settled in here, found a job, husband and have a beautiful girl who is 4 years old. I joined MM after I had my baby. I found it such a great support system to help me with all my new mother questions, doubts and worries. The mums come out to help me like I am family. I was working until my daughter turned 1 after which I quit and decided to stay home with her. I did have time on my hands after she started play school and thought this was perfect timing to give back to MM all that I have received and volunteer for the community. I am the night out and business partner coordinator and I love doing this! I have been involved in this role close to 2 years. And part of MM for close to 4 years.
Business Partner Coordinator
Hey everyone, I'm Pavithra, a full time mum to my 3 year old boy. I'm originally from the South of India but have lived in the Middle East for most part of my life. It's been 4 years since I've moved to Muscat and I'm thoroughly enjoying life here. I became a member of Muscat Mum when I was pregnant and this has been a blessing for me and my son. I took over as a Business Partner coordinator last year as a way to give back to this group. I've been actively participating and most of the events and play dates and hope to continue contributing to this fab group!
Hello! I am Eline and webmaster for Muscat Mums. If you have any questions about the webpage, problems with your log in. Please sent me a message and I will help you.
I have been living in Muscat since September 2017. This is my first experience living abroad and so far I am really enjoying living here. I come from the Netherlands and have my own business in online business support. My son is born in the beginning of 2018, during my pregnancy I became already a member of Muscat Mums. This has given me the chance to get to know other woman and to share experiences about giving birth in Muscat.
Hello! I'm Nicky. As mum of a 2 year old and 6 month old, I regularly attend both Bumps and Babes and Cheeky Monkeys meetups. I've been in Muscat since 2015 and joined Muscat Mums after the birth of my son - a great motivator for getting out of the house with a newborn! My background is teaching, which I'm currently taking a break from to raise two amazing little people! I'm originally from the UK, but have also lived and worked in Spain, so although expat life was not new to me, being an expat mummy definitely was! Joining Muscat Mums has been a brilliant way of meeting so many supportive women and making some great friends. I look forward to meeting more of you soon.
Sarah will introduce herself soon.
Bumps and Babes Coordinator
Hi, I'm Alison, originally from Scotland but I moved away from in 2007. We arrived in Muscat in April 2017, I have two beautiful children Felix (2 years) and Skye (9 months). I became a member of Muscat Mums as soon I arrived in Muscat, and have found it be a real lifeline, it helped me settle into Muscat and meet lots of lovely mums.
Cheeky MonkeysI'm Helen, from the UK. I have been here in Muscat since January 2014 and have 2 boys, aged 5 and 2. We have loved exploring Oman and have met so many great friends through the Muscat Mums community.
I've been involved with Muscat Mums in varying capacities since 2014 and am currently coordinating the Cheeky Monkeys, ages 2-4, group.
Breastfeeding Support Coordinator
Hi I' m Anne, I am french-portuguese and I arrived in Muscat nearly 4 years ago. I have a 4 year old son. We love living in Oman, which we call home after many years of living abroad in exciting but hard countries lik Gabon, Madagascar, Domincan Republic and Angola. I have been a member of MM since I arrived here.
Out of the Blues Coordinator
Hi there, my name is Sharee. I am an Australian mum who has been living abroad for 8 years (4 in Dubai, 4 in Muscat). I have 2 boys under 7. My background is HR and administration and I also have a BA in Psychology. I run Muscat Out if the Blues coffee morning meet ups. Out of the Blues is a peer support group for mums suffering with post natal illnesses (depression / anxiety etc). The group originated in Dubai, however as I was moving to Oman I liased with the founder and asked if I could bring it here also. We now have meet ups all over the GCC.
Multiples and mores coordinator
This is Anusya. I am the multiples and mores coordinator. I have a set of boy/girl twins myself who are two years old now. I have been living in Oman for the last 12 years.
My name is Leanne and I am the Muscat Mums book library coordinator.
I have been living in Muscat with my family for just over 2 years, flying the nest from Scotland for the first time!
I have 3 children, Jayke my son who is 13, Hallie my daughter who is 5 and my littlest one Sadie who is 2 and a regular at play dates, libraries and of course our fabulous parties!!!
I have been running the library for almost a year and love to welcome old and new members and their little ones into my home to exchange books, have a cups and a chat with other mummy’s while the children play and explore.
I love living in Muscat, spending quality time with my husband and children, meeting new friends from all over the world, having beach days, brunch days, pool days. And a few cheeky ladies nights of course!
I look forward to meeting you all in the near future.
Cakes and Bakes Library Coordinator
Hi all, my name is Victoria and I am the Cakes and Bakes Library coordinator. We have been to Muscat for 3 years now but have previously lived in London and Moscow.
I am a mum of 4 children under 7 and a keen cook and baker (when I get a spare half an hour!).
My background is in Finance and Business Development but I have taken a career diversion since having my first son ;).
Toy Library Coordinator
Jenny will introduce herself soon!
Toy Library Coordinator
Hello! My name is Denise and I co-coordinate the Toy Library with Jenny! Though I am Chinese-Filipino, I spent the majority of my childhood in Japan and most of my adulthood in the USA. I recently moved to Muscat nine months ago, from teaching in Sohar to becoming a full-time mommy. We have been very fortunate to have lots of support through my husband’s family. They have allowed us to continue saving the world through Pandemic or conquering the lands of Catan, some of our favorite board games. I also enjoy eating out or making a mess in the kitchen. I look forward to meeting you all!
Baby Gear Library Coordinator
I'm Funda, the baby gear library coordinator. I'm from Turkey and I have been living in Muscat since August 2015. I lived in Kazakhstan and Qatar before. I have a daughter who is almost 1.5 years old. I am a secondary school mathematics teacher, but I have taken a break from full time working since my daughter was born. I have been a member of Muscat mums since I arrived here and recently taken the role of baby gear library coordinator.
Large Toy Library Coordinator
Hi I’m Annie from Mongolia and I’ve lived in Oman since 2009. I’ve previously lived in Russia, HongKong and Singapore before Oman. I have 3 children my older son David born Feb 2012 and twin boys Peter & James born Feb 2018. I joined Muscat Mums in 2011 when I was pregnant with my first and met many lovely friends through MM’s. We love Oman and are enjoying every moment here.