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Board of Directors

By virtue of Article 20 of the Company’s Articles of Association, the DFM Board of Directors consists of 7 members. All Board members are UAE citizens with the required expertise and skills:

 

HE. Essa Kazim

H.E. Essa Kazim

Chairman - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 14 Years.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Board member in Etisalat Company (PJSC).
Experience and qualifications:
  • H.E Kazim began his career as a Senior Analyst in the Research and Statistics Department of the UAE Central Bank in 1988 and then moved to the Dubai Department of Economic Development as Director of Planning and Development in 1993. He was then appointed as Director General of the DFM from 1999 to 2006
  • H.E. Kazim holds an honorary Doctorate from Coe College, a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Iowa, a Master’s degree in Total Quality Management from the University of Wollongong and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economy, and Science.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Legislation Committee in Dubai.
  • Member in the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee.
  • The Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
  • Chairman of Borse Dubai Limited.
  • Member of the Higher Board of Directors of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
  • Chairman of DIFC Authority Board of Directors.
  • Chairman of DIFC Investments Board of Directors.
  • Board Member of Nasdaq Dubai.
  • Board Member of Nasdaq, Inc.
  • Board Member of Free Zones Council.
  • Member of the Board and Secretary General of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center.
  • Board Member of Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Member of the Board of Governors at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.
  • Member of the Board of Governors at United Arab Emirates University.

Mr. Rashid Hamad Al Shamsi

Vice Chairman - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 14 years.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Not applicable.
Experience and qualifications:
  • Mr. Rashid Hamad Al Shamsi is a founding partner of MEECON, the architecture and engineering consultancy, and owner of Al Shamsi Property Management Company in Dubai.
  • He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina, USA (1982).
  • Former Board Member of the Emirates General Transport Company.
  • General Manager of the Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) from 2002 to 2008, during which he chaired several Boards of Emarat’s joint ventures and subsidiaries.
  • Former Board Member of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, between 1991 and 1997.
  • Former Board Member of Dubai Mercantile Exchange.
  • Former CEO of Sama Dubai, the real estate development arm of Dubai Holding.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • A founding partner of MEECON, the architecture and engineering consultancy, and owner of Al Shamsi Property Management Company in Dubai.
  • Board Member of Nasdaq Dubai.
  • 22 years of experience in the marketing and distribution of energy-related products.

Mr. Ali Rashid Al Mazroei

Board Member - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 10 years and 8 months.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Board Member of the National Bond Company.
  • Board Member of Emirates Investment and Development Corporation (PSC).
  • Board Member of Taaleem Holding (PSC).
Experience and qualifications:
  • In his capacity as Group CEO of Al Bahri and Al Mazroei Group, Mr. Ali Rashid Al Mazroei is responsible for overseeing the financial and administrative affairs of the Group’s activities in the fields of trade, real estate, industry and tourism. The Group, which was established in Dubai in 1968 as a general investment group of companies, has grown to become a key player in the UAE economy.
  • Mr. Al Mazroei held several positions at Citibank Group in Dubai between 2000 and 2007, including Head of Commercial Accounts Department, Head of Planning and Analysis Department for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, and Vice President of the Financial Control Unit.
  • Mr. Al Mazroei holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University in Dubai, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration - from Southern New Hampshire University, USA.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • CEO of Al Bahri and Al Mazroei Group.
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Mr. Adil Abdullah Al Fahim

Board Member - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 10 years, 8 months.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Not applicable.
Experience and qualifications:
Mr. Adil Abdullah Al Fahim has held several senior positions in the Dubai Government, and holds a number of academic and professional qualifications.
  • He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Consultant (CFC), a Certified Trainer of Audit Command Language (ACL), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
  • Mr. Al Fahim has extensive experience in several areas including economy, finance, management, auditing/internal auditing, information systems and the law.
  • He won the MENA Financial Thought Leader of the Year award in 2012.
  • A recipient of the IIA Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).
  • He has written a number of articles and studies addressing vital economic issues that impact the global economy.
He has held the following positions:
  • Director General of the UAE Accountants and Auditors Association (2000-2002).
  • Board Member and President of the Conferences Committee of the UAE Accountants and Auditors Association (2002-2004).
  • President of the American Institute of Internal Auditors – UAE branch (2006 – 2007).
  • Senior Vice President of the US Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – UAE branch.
  • Member and Secretary General of the Committee of Auditors’ Registration in the UAE.
  • Financial expert and arbitrator in Dubai Courts’ List of Certified Experts.
He holds a number of professional qualifications and memberships, including:
  • Certified Public Accountant - USA (CPA).
  • Certified Fraud Examiner - USA (CFE).
  • Certified Financial Consultant – Canada (CFC).
  • Certified Trainer of Audit Command Language – Belgium (ACL).
  • Founding Member of UAE Accountants and Auditors Association.
  • Certified “Law Assistant” in Dubai Courts’ Experts List of Technical Consultants.
  • Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association – USA.
  • Institute of Internal Auditors – USA.
  • American Society for Quality – USA.
  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Association.
  • Canadian Association of Financial Consultants.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • Member of Dubai Government Supreme Committee for improvement and automation of budgeting.
  • Member of Dubai Government Committee for fiscal Planning.
  • Chief Financial Officer, Dubai Airports.
  • Head of Internal Audit Department, the Ruler‘s Court, Dubai Government.
  • Vice President, Department of performance control and IT systems audit and training, the Ruler‘s Court, Dubai Government.
  • Representative of the UAE in the AGCC Committee for E-Commerce.

Mr. Mohammed Humaid Al Mari

Board Member - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 10 years, 8 months.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Not applicable.
Experience and qualifications:
  • Mr. Al Marri is a financial and administrative expert, with around 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. A graduate of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Program for Leadership Development.
  • He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the American University in Dubai (2004), and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain (1990).
  • Certified accounting expert with Dubai Courts since 2001.
  • Began his career as an employee of the Land Department in 1986.
  • Former Board Member of Takaful Al Emarat (PJSC).
  • CFO of the Roads and Transport Authority (2006-2009).
  • Assistant General Manager of the Dubai Transport Authority from (2005-2006).
  • Board Member of Dubai Government’s Development Board (2005-2008).
  • CFO and CAO of Dubai Land, until 2005.
Mr. Al Marri holds the following professional memberships and qualifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant, since 1990.
  • Member of the UAE Accountants and Auditors Association, since 1997.
  • Holder of the Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence for completing his MBA degree from the American University in Dubai.
  • Holder of the Institutional Leadership Certificate from the Centre of Institutional Leadership and Learning in Florida, USA.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • Assistant CEO of Financial Affairs and Corporate Support at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, since August 2009.

Mr. Mussabeh Mohammed Al Qaizi

Board Member - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 7 years.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Not applicable
Experience and qualifications:
  • With over 20 years of experience, mainly in the Information Technology sector, Mr. Mussabeh has held a number of positions in which he implemented, supervised or directly managed several multi-task teams and individuals.
  • In 1999, Mr. AlQaizi joined Dubai Islamic Bank as Head of Cards Unit, which he developed in two years.
  • Head of Information Systems Department, Dubai Islamic Bank, between 2001 and 2008, where he helped develop and support the bank’s information systems infrastructure, and gained significant experience in project management across various banking fields.
  • He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Arkansas University, USA, in 1991.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • Head of e-Banking and IT Services at Dubai Islamic Bank, as well as other leading positions, including member of the Automation Committee of Dubai Islamic Bank, responsible for coordinating and aligning the bank’s overall strategy with the latest IT developments.
  • Since 2008, he has worked at the e-Banking Operations Unit, where he focuses on developing communication channels. In recognition of his substantial efforts in this area, his projects have earned several awards in the field of e-banking system development.
Moaza

Mrs. Moaza Al Marri

Board Member - Independent Non-Executive


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Length of tenure as a Board Member:
  • 3 years and 9 months.
Current appointments or membership at any other Joint Stock companies:
  • Not applicable.
Experience and qualifications:
  • Through her 20 years career Moaza had garnered diverse experiences from the private, semi government, government sectors and different committees in different sectors, giving her an adaptive approach to multiple sectors requirements.
  • Moaza started her career in 1999 at Nestle Middle East, overseeing the Internal Communications for the Middle East and Levant market. After which she moved on to the banking industry joining Emirates NBD in 2009 and took up the positions of Senior Business Marketing & Communication Manager.
  • In January 2014, she moved on to the Government sector joining the Roads & Transport Authority in Dubai as a Marketing and Corporate Communications Director, and then she was promoted to become the Executive Director - Chairman & Executive Director Office at the Authority.
  • In her present position, Moaza is heading several pivotal committees participating in the comprehensive development in the UAE, such as the team responsible for following up Mobility Future Foresight Project; this project is related to following up on strategies and initiatives of smart transformation in the mobility sector, as well as re-enforcing RTA pioneering and Dubai in forming mobility future.
  • Moaza holds a Masters of Business Administration in General Business from the American University in Dubai.
Current appointments at any other regulatory, government or commercial entity:
  • Moaza Al Marri, is the Executive Director - Chairman & Executive Director Office at the Roads and Transport Authority.
  • Board Member at the Dubai Sports Council.
  • Secretary General of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award and the Head of the Women’sSports Committee.
  • Moaza heads as well RTA’s Women Committee, which enables and empowers women in RTA, this committee announced many distinctive initiatives, and organized varied cultural and sport activities.