Dr. Ahmed Al-Mutawa

Independent Director

Dr. Ahmed Khalil Al-Mutawa is a respectable academic professional, as he progressed in his academic career since he held his B.A. in Economics from Cairo University in 1978, M.A. in Economics from University of North Carolina in 1981, and Ph.D. in Economics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. in 1991. As a professor, he held the position of the Chairman of the Economics Department, and in 1997 became Deputy Vice Chancellor for Planning (DVCP), UAE University. Dr. Al-Mutawa had occupied many important business positions, among them: Executive Director, Al-Mustaqbal Economic & Strategic Consultations; Strategic Development Director at Maritime & Mercantile International; and the Secretary General of Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC); the CEO of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development; and currently the Executive Chairman of GFH Capital at DIFC. Dr. Al-Mutawa has been a member of many Associations, Organizations and several Boards of Directors on both local and international levels. He won the award for ‘Industry CEO of the Year 2005’. He has several international publications on economic and strategic matters.

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