Sala Abdalla is a UK-based Consultant Surgeon specialising in general, upper gastro-intestinal and emergency general surgery. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She is the director of Operation International UK and is a member of the board of directors of Operation International Ltd. She is passionate about humanitarian work and has previously worked as volunteer surgeon with Operation Hernia in 2017. She led Operation International's team UK to Ghana in 2019. She has directed a second mission to Ghana which is scheduled to take place in December 2022.