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H.E. Mohammed Al Shorafa

Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport

H.E. Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi is a member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). His wealth of management experience in the private sector, combined with his distinguished and dynamic leadership style, has placed him in a unique position to contribute to the Emirate’s economic success actively.

His Excellency is one of the outstanding national figures recognized for his outstanding success, professional intelligence, and dedication to the homeland. This is reflected in his high educational background and keenness to join establishments that reflect his interests. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and certificates from prestigious international institutions, including MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Citibank Global Asset Management, and Harvard Business School, in addition to the senior executive leadership program of the University of Harvard.

H.E. Al Shorafa is currently the head of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) – an ADDED affiliate, Chairman of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), Chairman of Hub71 – a key initiative of the Abu Dhabi Government’s development accelerators program, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), Chairman of Free Zones Council – Abu Dhabi, Chairman of the Etihad Aviation Group, and Vice-Chair of the Abu Dhabi Global Market.

Al Shorafa was the CEO and managing director of UEMedical, a board member in the Strategic Partnership Council of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, and a board member and chairman of the Healthcare Working Group of the UAE-UK Business Council. In addition to that, he was also the vice-chairman of United Eastern Group (UEG) and Gulf Contractors Company (GCC). Al Shorafa spent nine years at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) before taking on his next challenge by launching UEMedical.

The organizations where HE is involved are contributing to the economic growth of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Given his significant accomplishments, H.E. Al Shorafa was named by Arabian Business, in partnership with Bombardier, as one of the world’s most powerful Arabs in 2019 and 2021.

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