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 Authority

2009 – 2015 – Chairman of Trustees of SCA training center in association with the British Securities and Investment Institute “ SII ”

2007 – 2010 – First Secretary General of the “Union of Arab Securities Commissions”

2000 – 2011 – Board member of the Emirates Industrial Bank

1999 – 2003 – Assistant Undersecretary for International Economic Affairs atthe Ministry of Economy and commerce. Head of UAE delegation to the World Trade organization WTO – Geneva.

1995 – 1999 – Founder, first Director General of the “Hamriyyah Industrial Free Zone”

1992 – 1995 – Director of Department of Investment at the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

1982 – 1992 – Served in the national and international banking sector, as well as in investment companies. They include the following:

Islamic Investment company of the Gulf – Regional Manager (36 branches).
National bank of Abu Dhabi – Branch Manager
City Bank – Head of Department

Academic & Profession Qualifications:

B.A in Business Administration and Political Science – UAE University, 1982.
Executive courses in International Banking, Economics, Investment, Banking and Management – USA
Honorary Fellow – Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), London.
Selected by MEED Magazine among the six Most Influential Leaders in the Middle East regulatory bodies.
Represented the UAE as Head of Delegation at a number of international economic and financial market events.