H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs of the UAE.
As Chairman of the Board, H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan heads the Board of Directors which is responsible for overseeing the affairs of the Emirates Investment Authority.
His Excellency Mohammad Al Gergawi is the United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and serves as Chairman of Dubai Government’s Executive Office.
He is a member of the High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, a panel of independent experts advising the United Nations Secretary-General on technological developments and technology related issues.
Al Gergawi also holds the position of Deputy Chairman of the UAE’s Ministerial Development Council, as well as Emirates Investment Authority, the UAE Federal Government’s sovereign wealth fund. In his capacity as Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, Al Gergawi led the development of the UAE National Agenda and Future Foresight Strategy.
Al Gergawi is the Board Chairman of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA), the government body responsible for developing and enhancing the country’s performance in the areas of global competitiveness and statistics.
He also chairs the World Government Summit, a global platform focused on shaping the future of governments. As Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, he heads an entity tasked with implementing the Dubai Future Agenda. Al Gergawi is also the Co-chairman of the Global Future Councils, a forward-looking think tank in cooperation with the World Economic Forum.
Al Gergawi is the Secretary-General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives (MBRGI), a philanthropic foundation that combines under its umbrella over 30 humanitarian and developmental initiatives and entities.
H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer is Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the UAE. He has held senior positions at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as its Chairman from 2000 to 2008. H.E. Al Tayer is a highly regarded entrepreneur and businessman, and is Chairman of the reputed Al-Tayer Group of Companies, a diversified conglomerate with interests in automotive, contracting, distribution, publishing, retail, and services with operations in the GCC.
His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori has been appointed as Minister of Economy in the UAE, effective 17th of February, 2008. His Excellency Sultan holds a Bachelor’s degree (B. Sc.) in Industrial Engineering & Management Systems from Arizona State University – USA . He also has a Diploma in Computer System Analysis from the Institute of Computer Technology, Los Angeles, California – USA .
In addition to his position as Minister of Economy, His Excellency Sultan holds the positions below :
- Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Consumer Protection
- Chairman of the Coordinating and Economic Cooperation Committee
- Chairman of the National Committee for the Follow-up Program of Investment Climate
- Chairman of the UAE international Investors Council
- Chairman of The UAE SME Council
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Securities and Commodities Authority
- Chairman of the insurance Authority
- Chairman of the Federal Civil Aviation Authority
- Chairman of The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre
- Chairman of The Emirates Authority For Standardization & Metrology
- Chairman of CSR UAE Fund Board of Trustees
- Member of Education and Human Resources Council.
- Member of the Ministerial Committee for Legislation
- Member of the National Committee on Population Composition
- Member of the Committee of Finance and Economy
In addition to his position, His Excellency Sultan holds the previous positions below:
- Senior Airport Coordinator, then Vice President Operations at Dubai Civil Aviation Authority during the period of 1988 – 1991
- Director – Dubai Cargo Village during the period of 1991 – 1996
- Deputy Director General – Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry during the period of 1996 – 1998
- Group Managing Director of Saeed & Mohamed Al Naboodah Group during the period of 1998 – 2004
- Vice President of Dubai Islamic Bank during the period of 1999-2008
- Chairman of Aman (Dubai Islamic Insurance Company) during the period of 2002-2008
- Minister of Transport and Communications during the period of 2004 – 2006
- Minister of Government Sector Development during the period of 2006 – 2008
- Member of GCC Consulting Authority for Supreme council
H.E. Hareb Al Darmaki Joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in June 1976 as Director, Bond & Equity Department. Reporting to H.H., the Managing Director, his current responsibilities as Advisor – Managing Director Office include portfolio management, asset allocation, strategic decisions and broad financial analysis.
H.E. Eissa Al Suwaidi holds the post of Chief Executive Officer at Abu Dhabi Investment Council, United Arab Emirates. He started his career at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in the year 1982.
In addition, he serves as a member of the Board Directors in Emirates Investment Authority.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Northeastern University of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Mr. Mohamed Hadi Al Hussaini is the Chariman of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co. PSJC, and currently he sits on the board of Emirates NBD, Emirates Islamic Bank and Dubai Refreshments Company. He is also a board member of the Economic Zones World and Dubai Real Estate Corporation. And a Chairman at Emaar Malls PJSC and an Independent Director at Badwa Capital Ltd.He previously served on the board of The National General Insurance Company and Takaful House, both publicly listed insurance companies, and was appointed as the interim chairman of Dubai Bank after its takeover by Emirates NBD. He has also been Chairman of Emirates Financial Services.
Al Hussaini has widespread professional experience across the banking, finance, real estate and investment sectors. He is a UAE national, coming from a prominent family of businessmen primarily engaged in trading sector businesses.
Al Hussaini holds a Master’s degree in International Business from Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.
As Deputy Group CEO, H.E. Waleed has strategic oversight of the company’s broad investment portfolio and special projects at the group level, while ensuring that the company’s four platforms are coordinating efficiently.
He is also Chief Executive Officer of the Alternative Investments & Infrastructure platform and leads the Mubadala’s healthcare, real estate & infrastructure, and capital investment portfolios. Furthermore, he has responsibility for Aabar Investments PJSC.
Waleed is a member of Mubadala’s Investment Committee, which is mandated to develop the company’s investment policies, establish investment guidelines and review all proposed projects and investments to ensure they are in line with business objectives. He currently serves as Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Cleveland Clinic. He is also the Vice Chairman of Aldar Properties and a board member of Emirates Investment Authority, Mubadala Petroleum, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), and InvestCorp Bank, Bahrain.
Waleed was one of the principal architects behind the Abu Dhabi 2030 Economic Vision.
Prior to joining Mubadala, Waleed worked with the UAE Offsets Program Bureau as a Senior Project Manager. Past roles also include working with McKinsey & Company as a commercial and governmental consultant. Waleed holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, USA, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, USA.
H.E. Kaltham Al Ghafli is a Senior Investment Manager in the External Equities Department in ADIA. She is an integral part of the team responsible for selecting, building and managing a portfolio of funds and relationships in Europe, Middle East & Africa. H.E. Kaltham is a member of the External Equities Executive Committee and before that she was a member of their Investment Committee.
H.E. Kaltham joined ADIA in 2006 as a Senior Analyst and developed extensive experience of Far East and Asia Pacific markets within external equities. She became an Investment Manager in 2012.
H.E. Kaltham is a graduate of the American University in Dubai, specializing in Business Administration. She also has an MBA in International Finance and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, IMA.