Dubai Group
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Corporate Governance

Fadel Al Ali Chairman

Fadel Al Ali is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Holding, responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the Company and its business entities. Mr Al Ali has a wealth of experience in the finance industry following a long and successful career at Citibank. Mr Al Ali is board member Dubai Financial Services Authority, du and Jumeirah Group.


Ahmed Al Qassim Chief Executive Officer

Ahmed Al Qassim is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Group. Ahmed has an extensive experience working for leading local and international investment companies. Prior to joining Dubai Group he was Director; Investment Banking at Emirates NBD Capital, where he led the Equity Capital Market team and the Mergers and Acquisitions vertical of the bank. Previously he had been Head of Strategic Accounts at General Electric and Assistant Vice President Originations, Mubadala – GE Capital. 


Aidan Birkett Independent Director

Aidan currently sits on the boards of several Dubai-related companies having acted as the Chief Restructuring Officer of Dubai World in 2009/10. Prior to taking on his role at Dubai World Aidan, a qualified accountant and restructuring specialist, led the 1200 strong Corporate Finance practice of Deloitte in the UK. 


Michael McLoughlin Independent Director

Michael was Global Head of Restructuring at KPMG from 2005 until his retirement and in this role he and his fellow partners were responsible for some of the largest international restructurings such as TXU and Global Crossing. Mr McLoughlin joined KPMG in 1979 and became a partner in 1989.  He was appointed UK Head of Restructuring in 2003 and Global Head in 2005. 


Abdullah Sharafi Independent Director

Abdullah Sharafi is President of Gerab National Enterprises LLC.  Following a distinguished career at the Emirates Industrial Bank spanning over 21 years in various departments, and holding Board positions in several financial entities, both in the UAE and abroad, Abdullah brings with him extensive experience and knowledge in business, economics, finance and company governance.