Abdullah Salem Al Turifi
Chief Executive Officer
Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)
Bachelor's in Policy & Business Administration; diploma in Banking. Has held leading and prominent positions in the last two decades in banking, the private sector, and federal and municipal government. Formerly with National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Citibank Dubai; 1986-92, Regional Manager, Gulf Islamic Investment Company, Gulf Cooperation Country Council (GCC); then Investment Department Director, General Directorate, GCC, Riyadh; 1996-99, Director, Hamriyah Free Zone Project, Sharjah. 1999, Assistant Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Trade, responsible for all international economic relationships between UAE and foreign countries worldwide. Since 2003, CEO, ESCA, with rank of Undersecretary; Member of the Board. First Secretary-General, Union of Arab Securities Authorities, UAE. Former: Head, UAE delegation involved in handling World Trade Organization talks; Board Member, Emirates Industrial Bank.