H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi has brought his extensive years of academic and professional experiences and achievements to the UAE Ministry of Education when he was appointed as its Minister on July 4, 2014. "
His Excellency concurrently holds several positions, namely:
Chairman of the National Committee for Education, Culture and Science
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Abu Dhabi Institute of Vocational Education and Training (ADVETI)
Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR)
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance
Member of the Board of Directors, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research
Member of the Board of Directors, Khalifa Award for Education
Her Excellency Jameela Al Muhairi was appointed as Minister of State for Public Education in February 2016. Jameela has more than 20 years’ experience in education and has worked in key roles ranging from administrative to leadership positions.
Before becoming minister of state, Jameela helped develop a world-class school performance management system for schools in Dubai in her role as Chief of Dubai School Inspection Bureau at Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).
From 1995 to 2004, Jameela held key positions at the UAE Ministry of Education and later she served as the Executive Director of Dubai Knowledge Village from 2004 to 2007. She has also been involved in improving private education as the Executive Director of Dubai Education Council.
As Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Higher Education since February 2016, His Excellency Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi supervises the development of higher education and scientific research in the country. H.E. overseas universities operating in the UAE, the implementation of higher education policies as well as ensuring the delivery of high-quality tertiary education that aligns with labor market requirements.
H.E. previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Masdar, leading the company’s strategic growth and development within the renewable energy and clean technology sector. During this time, H.E. was also a member of the executive committee at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.
Prior to that role, H.E. was formerly Vice President, Industry Unit of Mubadala Development Company, where he led a team responsible for negotiating partnerships with multinational organizations to increase foreign direct investment in the UAE.
H.E.’s business development and corporate strategy experience dates back to his work with management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he advised the Middle East’s largest telecommunications and high-tech companies.
H.E. holds a PhD from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia; a Master's degree from the University of Melbourne; and a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Khalifa University.