His Excellency Mohamed bin Hadi Al Hussaini is the Minister of State for Financial Affairs. He is responsible for the achievement of the Ministry’s strategic objectives and serving the interests of the UAE at local and international levels. His Excellency brings more than 25 years’ experience in several economic sectors, including finance, insurance, real estate, telecommunications, and retail.
His Excellency is a member of several boards of directors. He is the Chairman of the General Pension and Social Security Authority (GPSSA) and the Chairman of Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB). H.E. Al Hussaini is also Vice Chairman of the Federal Tax Authority, a board member of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and a board member of the Emirates Investment Authority. In addition, His Excellency is a board member of Emirates NBD Bank P.J.S.C., Emirates Islamic Bank P.J.S.C., and Dubai Real Estate Corporation (Wasl) and is a member of several of these corporations‘ board committees.
Previously, His Excellency also served on several other boards of directors which adds to his professional portfolio. Those included serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company “Du”, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emaar Malls, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), Maroc Telecom, Etihad Etisalat Company (Mobily), and Deniz Bank in Turkey. During his membership term at these corporations, H.E. Al Hussaini participated actively in several board committees where he led many notable mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions.
H.E. Al Hussaini holds a Master’s degree in International Business Administration from Webster University in Switzerland.