The Board

  • Mr. Ali Ibrahim Mohamed Ismail
    Mr. Ali Ibrahim Mohamed Ismail


    Mr Ali Ibrahim Mohamed Ismail is the Chairman of Amlak Finance PJSC Board. Mr Ali Ibrahim is also the Deputy Director-General in the Department of Economic Development in Dubai. Additionally, he is Managing Director at emCredit; and Board Member of Emirates Collection Company and Al-Nasr Sports Club. Earlier, he was also a board member of Dubai Financial Market, member of the Supreme Insurance Committee, Chairman of Emaar Financial Brokerage, and a member of the Commercial Agencies Committee.

    Mr Ali has held the position of Deputy Director-General for Executive Affairs at the Dubai Economic Department from 2003 to 2010 and Deputy Director-General for Planning & Development Affairs at Dubai Economic Department since 2010. He served as Director of Business Registration Division at the same organization from 1997 to 2003 and Director of Planning & Studies Division from 1993 to 1997. Mr Ali participated in the working groups, which prepared the Dubai Strategic Plan 2007-2015, and also supervised DED’s working team, which updated the economic plan 2013-2015.

    Mr Ali began his career at the UAE Central Bank as Senior Statistician in the Monetary & Banking Statistics Section in 1983 and was appointed Head of Monetary Statistics Section in 1984. He served as Assistant Director of the Research & Statistics Division from 1987 to 1993.

    A UAE national, Mr Ali holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and BA in English both from a UAE University.


  • Mr. Mostafa Karam
    Mr. Mostafa Karam


    Mr Mostafa Karam is an customer service and service audit specialist in MEA, with extensive experience gained in leading position over 28 years of experience ins Emirates Airline.

    At present, Mr. Karam is the Senior Vice President of Customer Affairs and Service Audit at Emirates Airlines.

    Mr Karam completed his Bachelor of Arts at the UAE University in 1984, IATA diploma in Airline Marketing in 1997 and IATA diploma in Airline Management in 1994, both in Geneva, and obtained a diploma in Global Business Consortium in 2004 at the London Business School in the United Kingdom, as well as a Certificate for the International Executive Program (INSEAD) in France in 2006.

  • Mr. Ahmad Al Falasi
    Mr. Ahmad Al Falasi


    Mr Al Falasi has been an integral part of Emaar’s team since 2002 and one of the most sought-after members of the executive management team due to his desire for excellence, high performance, business acumen and strategic orientation.

    Serving in various positions at Emaar, Mr Al Falasi has been a founding member of various business activities, setting up strong foundations that have driven Emaar’s success over the years. Managing diverse portfolios and services under his leadership and ownership mindset, Mr Al Falasi has pioneered departments such as Customer Care, Property Transfer, Property Handover, Facilities Management, and Community Management. He has also recently spearheaded the establishment of Emaar Asset Management LLC as part of the overall diversification of Emaar’s management and operations to enhance service offerings to various assets and customers. He has been an iconic team member in the development of all of Emaar’s master-planned projects, including Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world), The Dubai Mall (the largest shopping mall in the world), The Dubai Fountain (the largest and tallest fountain in the world), and Downtown Dubai which is, undoubtedly, the world’s largest retail and entertainment destination.

    In his current role as Executive Director of Group Operations for Emaar Properties PJSC, Mr Al Falasi is responsible for planning and management, finance, risk management and performance of Emaar’s property developments in the region. He is also part of the Executive Leadership Team and Finance Committee of Emaar Properties PJSC.

    Mr Al Falasi is a graduate in Business Administration with a major in Economics from Eastern Washington University, USA. He also has an Executive Development (PED) in General Management from the International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland.

  • Mr. Saed Mohamed Alawadi
    Mr. Saed Mohamed Alawadi


    Eng. Saed Mohamed Alawadi, is now the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Industries & Exports, earlier being the Chief Operating Officer at EHS, the regulatory arm of Dubai World. Saed has over 20 years of experience in the Government and Private sector with in-depth local market and industrial expertise and knowledge that equip him with the necessary leadership skills to lead and guide organizations.

    He holds a degree in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, with a Masters in Environmental Engineering, supplemented by Executive MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. His leadership skills have also resulted in several individual Excellence awards. His experience in establishing new companies/ government entities (DEDC, Export Credit Insurance Company… etc.) has been derived from his vast experience in the Manufacturing, Recycling, Commerce, Trade & Exports and Management.

    Saed’s leadership / technical skills and management aptitude were evident during his earlier employment, where he quickly rose up in the ranks to manage more than 200 Engineering / Technical and Administrative personnel at Dubai World. His proficiency in managing large organizations, financial acumen (e.g. by converting EHS, a Cost Centre to a Profitable Company) and people management skills has justified the leadership position he is in today.

    Saed also holds several positions as a member of the board of directors of many institutions, such as the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Export Credit Insurance Company of United Arab Emirates (ECI), and as a Member of the Board of Directors of Emaar Industries and Investments (EII), and other investment and industry companies.

  • Mr. Mohammad Mahmood Ahmed Abdulrazzaq Albastaki
    Mr. Mohammad Mahmood Ahmed Abdulrazzaq Albastaki


    Mohammad Al Bastaki is the Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD Capital, the investment banking arm of Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the MENAT region. Mohammad currently is responsible for overseeing the structured finance, capital markets, and advisory businesses with a mandate to drive the growth of the Group’s Investment Banking franchise.

    Prior to his appointment, Mohammad was the Head of Public Sector – Corporate and Institutional Banking at Emirates NBD where he had leadership and oversight over several key strategic initiatives within the Public Sector space.

    He has previously worked with HSBC for 12 years within Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Global Banking in different strategic roles.

    Mohammad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the Higher Colleges of Technology Dubai, UAE