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Board of Directors

Omran Sultan Abdullah Al Owais – Chairman

Mr.Omran Al Owais began his career with Etisalat and served the company for 20 years, rising to the position of General Manager of Comtrust, currently known as eCompany. Mr. Al Owais served as Managing Director of National Bank of Dubai, leading the institution through a dynamic growth phase. He was also a Board Member at one of the leading UAE banks for nine years

Abdul Aziz Mohammed Abdullah Al Bannai – Vice Chairman

Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Bannai was formerly the Head of Operations with the Dubai Police. A highly decorated official, he retired as a Lieutenant General with the Dubai Police. Mr. Al Bannai is an illustrious businessman and is the founder and developer of Al Bannai Enterprises of which Axiom Telecom is one of its most prominent companies with branches all over the Middle East

Mohamed Ali Abdullah S. Musabbeh Al Nuaimi – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mohamed Al Nuaimi has over 25 years of experience in banking and finance industry. Mr. Al Nuaimi has served in senior management positions at National Bank of Dubai and as the Chairman of Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies. He is a board member of several scientific and social organizations and a committee member of the Central Bank, Federal ministries and Local departments. Mr. Al Nuaimi also serves as the Chairman at Mawarid’s subsidiary companies including Mawarid Exchange, Mawarid Securities, Falcon Eye Technology, Technical Art Concepts and Plus International Medical Centre. He holds an MBA from a top tier university in the USA

Mirza Hussein Al Sayegh - Member

Mr. Mirza Al Sayegh has over 40 years of local and overseas experience in diverse areas primarily covering key diplomatic positions. His previous appointments include being an Advisor on International Affairs to Middle East Bank and Board Member in Emirates Financial Services and Dubai Islamic Bank.  Mr. Al Sayegh holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from University of Southern California (UK Programme) London

Abdullah Sultan Abdullah Al Owais - Member

Mr. Abdullah Al Owais has over 23 years banking experience and has served as the Deputy Chief Manager at one of the leading UAE banks. Mr. Al Owais has extensive experience in treasury, money markets, and real estate and is also a successful businessman

Saleh Abdul Ghaffar Al Hashimi - Member

Mr. Saleh Al Hashimi has distinguished himself in senior management positions in banking, finance and real estate industry with an eminent and enriching career spanning over 11 years. He holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy from CASS Business School, City University, London UK and a Bachelors of Finance and International Management from Boston University, USA. Mr. Al Hashimi strives to continue his family’s deeply rooted history in the business fraternity and is currently the Managing Director of Dar Al Takaful, a public joint stock company dealing in Islamic Insurance

Ahmed Hassan Bin Al Shaikh - Member

Dr. Ahmed Bin Hassan Al Shaikh holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from United Arab Emirates University (1984) and a Master Degree in Economics from Dundee University at United Kingdom (1993) and a PhD in Economy from Coventry University at United Kingdom (2012). During his career, H.E. has held several positions at the public and private sectors such as, Vice Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank (2005-2010), Board Member of Dubai Export Development Corporation (2006-2009), Chairman of Printing and Publishing Group which falls under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber (2002-2011) and Board Member of Municipal Council (2004-2013).

Mohamed Abdul Aziz Al Owais - Member

Holds a degree in Communications Engineering and started his career with Mubadala Development company in 2008 as part of the Structured Finance and Capital Markets team , where he gained financial expertise across multiple sectors, including real-estate, hospitality, alternative energy, aerospace and health care. In 2011, Mohamed Al Owais joined United Foods PJSC as Managing Director,  where he is responsible for developing business strategies and spearheading product development initiatives . He has a proven, strong track record in Industrial management FMCG, change management and team building and has had the opportunity of directly managing  complex businesses prior to starting his professional career. Mohamed Al Owais sits on the board of many companies and has attended several leadership, management and finance related courses in London, Amsterdam and New York

Mohammed Sharaf - Member

Mr. Mohammed Sharaf started his shipping career, at Howland Hook terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey. He joined Dubai Ports Authority in 1992, and in 2001 he became Managing Director of DP World UAE Region. During his mandate, Sharaf performed central roles in developing the terminals of Jeddah, Constanta, Vizag, Jebel Ali and Port Rashid. Actually Mohammed Sharaf is the DP World's Group CEO since 2005 and the DP world's company Director since 2007. Mohammed Sharaf received his degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Mohammed Sharaf retired from DP World on January 26, 2016. Mohammed Sharaf was appointed Assistant Foreign Minister of Economic & Trade Affairs of the UAE on July 17, 2017.