Board of Directors

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His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi

Chairman of the Board and President of AUS
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi is a member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, the Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah.His Highness became the Ruler of Sharjah and its dependencies and a member of the Supreme Council in 1972. He is the 15th Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah in a chain of Al Qasimi rulers since the year 1630. He served as the UAE Minister of Education from 1971-72. As the Ruler of Sharjah, His Highness has l...
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His Excellency Hussain Al Mahmoudi (Ex Officio)

Chief Executive Officer, SRTI Park
Mr. Hussain Al Mahmoudi serves a dual role as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and SRTI Park. Both these entities were established through royal decree by the Ruler of Sharjah, who also directly appointed Mr. Hussain to these responsibilities in order to create collaborative long-term relationships between industry, academia and the public sector, fostering an ecosystem of enterprise and innovation.Previously, Mr. Hussain served as...
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Mr. Hamid D. Jafar

Chairman and CEO, Crescent Petroleum Company, Sharjah, UAE
Chairman and CEO, Crescent Petroleum Company, Sharjah, UAEThe Crescent Group includes Crescent Petroleum, the oldest private oil and gas company in the Middle East, and Crescent Enterprises, the non-energy division of the Group, which together operate a variety of regional and international commercial ventures, including container shipping, port logistics, real estate, power generation and private equity. Mr Jafar is also Chairman of the Board of Dana Gas (PJSC), the leading publicly listed...
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Mr. Charles Cotton

Director of Cambridge Enterprise
Director of Cambridge Enterprise, UKMr. Charles Cotton is a Director of Cambridge Enterprise, the University of Cambridge arm responsible for spin-outs, licensing and consulting, where he is also a member of the Investment Committee.Mr. Cotton's professional career spans the automotive and high-technology industries. Today, his primary interests are global hi-tech businesses and the development of technology clusters. Mr. Cotton founded and chairs Cambridge Phenomenon Ltd., working to...
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Mr. Riad T. Sadek

Chairman, RTS Investments Group, Dubai, UAE
Chairman, RTS Investments Group, Dubai, UAEMr. Riad Tawfik Al Sadek is a distinguished name in the Middle Eastern construction industry. A graduate of the American University of Beirut, Mr. Sadek, together with Mr. Khalaf Habtoor, founded Al Habtoor Engineering Enterprises in 1970.From a workforce of less than 100 and two projects worth AED 120,000, the company has grown to become one of the leading construction companies in the MENA region with a workforce in excess of 25,000 and work ...
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Professor Kevin Mitchell (Ex Officio)

Acting Chancellor
Acting Chancellor, American University of SharjahKevin Mitchell currently serves as Acting Chancellor. Professor Mitchell teaches in the areas of beginning design, architecture, interior design and history/theory. In addition to engaging in design activity, his research interests include the relationship between design and broader social, cultural and economic contexts, and the tensions that characterize attempts to reconcile place-specific approaches to architecture with the globalizi...
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Dr. Rashid Obaid Al-Leem

Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority
Dr. Rashid Obaid Al-Leem is the chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). The ruler of Sharjah chose him at the young age to the project of building and economic zone in the emirate. He has also written several books.The Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honoured him the title Ambassador of Knowledge of the UAE. ...
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Abdullah Salem Al-Turifi

Chairman of the Sharjah Award for doctoral dissertations in Management Science
Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). SCA is the regulatory body of the financial markets in UAE. It supervises and regulates Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, the Dubai Financial Market , and Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange.2003 - 2015 - Chief Executive Officer of the Securities & Commodities Authority2009 - 2015 - Chairman of Trustees of SCA training center in association with the British Securities and Investment Institute “ SII ”2007 - 2010 - First Secret...
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Eng. Salah Bin Butti Al-Muhairi

Advisor, Planning and Survey – Government of Sharjah
Advisor, Planning and Survey – Government of Sharjah, Member of Sharjah Executive Council, Board member of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, Directorate of Islamic Affairs, Sharjah Holding Company and American University of Sharjah Enterprises. ...
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Dr. Hamid Al Nuaimi

Chancellor of the University of Sharjah
Prior to his appointment as Chancellor of the University of Sharjah on 01-20-2014, Prof. Hamid Al-Naimiy served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Sciences, UOS, UAE, from 2010-2015.Also Prof. Al- Naimiy served as Acting Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences & Dean of the College of Sciences, UOS, UAE, from 2008-2010. and served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences , UOS, UAE,from 2006-2008. ...
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