• H.E. Mohamed Ali Alabbar

    H.E. Mohamed Ali Alabbar


    H.E. Mohamed Ali Alabbar is Chairman of Emaar, one of the world’s largest real estate companies. He brings on board his visionary global perspective, successful track record and his proven ability to develop and nurture business across a range of industries. Today, H.E. Alabbar is successfully taking the Emaar business model to new markets across three continents.

  • Mr. Saeed Humaid Al Tayer

    Mr. Saeed Humaid Al Tayer

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Saeed Al Tayer is the managing Director of Al Tayer Motors LLC, a Director of the Al Tayer Group of companies, Board Member of Dubai Media Incorporated and Chairman of the Dubai Racing Club. His extensive experience in the manufacturing and automotive sectors will enable our business partners to gain an unequivocal advantage in their fields.

  • Mr. Ali Ibrahim Ismail

    Mr. Ali Ibrahim Ismail

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Ali Ibrahim Ismail is a Member of the Board of Directors of Emaar Industries & Investments, and Amlak Finance PJSC. Mr. Ismail is also the Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs in the Department of Economic Development, Dubai, and Director of the Dubai Financial Market and Dubai Transportation Corporation.

  • Mr. Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain

    Mr. Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Mohammed has over 12 years experience in management, operations, strategy and investments banking in the Middle East and Europe. He is a Founder and Managing Partner of Elaph Investments, which has holdings in a number of businesses across retail, education and manufacturing sectors.
    Mr. Hussain serves on the boards of a number of GCC based companies including Corys Industries, Hepworth PME (Qatar), Green Coast Enterprises, Emirates Money ( Subsidiary of Emirates NBD PJSC), Emirates Tecnopak, Sidra Investments and 24 Seven Convenience Stores.
    Before establishing Elaph, Mr. Mohammed spent 5 years as a member of ABN Amro’s Leveraged Finance Group in London conducting private equity transactions across Europe on behalf of top-tier US and European private equity groups.

  • Mr. Mostafa Karam

    Mr. Mostafa Karam

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr.Mostafa Karam has 22 years of experience with Emirates Airlines. At present, Mr. Karam is the Senior Vice President of Customer Affairs and Service Audit and is continuing to maintain the brand image of the company and raising the service standards.Mr.Karam had completed his Bachelor of Arts at the UAE University in 1984, a Certificate in International Executive Program (INSEAD) in France in 2006, a Diploma in Global Business Consortium in 2004 at the London Business School in the United Kingdom, IATA Diploma in Airline Marketing in 1997 and IATA Diploma in Airline Management in 1994 both held in Geneva.

  • Mr. Ayad Al Harazeen

    Mr. Ayad Al Harazeen

    Member of the Board of Directors

    A postgraduate in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and graduated (BE Honors) from Imperial College of Science & Technology, London, Mr. Ayad Hammad Al Harazeen has worked with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its affiliates at different levels of technical and project management responsibilities.Currently he is the partner of Management & Business Consultancy Co. LLC (MAFCO), Abu Dhabi.

  • Mr. Arif Alharmi

    Mr. Arif Alharmi

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Arif Alharmi is the Chief Executive Officer of Amlak Finance, a leading mortgage finance provider in the United Arab Emirates. Arif is also on the Board of a number of Government entities and private institutions both in Dubai and in the region.Prior to joining Amlak Finance in 2007, Arif held senior positions at leading international and domestic financial institutions including HSBC Amanah, ABN AMRO, Dubai Islamic Bank and National Bank of Fujairah. Arif received the 2008 ‘CEO of the Year Award’ in the Home Finance category by ITP-CEO Middle East. He is also a well-known industry spokesperson, having spoken at Cityscape Dubai, the IFC Dunya Conference and at the Middle East Mortgage Home Forum.