Ahmed Obaid Al Mansoori
Director-General and Vice-Chairman
Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST)
1995, BSc in Political Science, Economics and Finance, Creighton University, US; 1998, Master's in Quality Management, Wollongong University, Australia. 1995-2001, with Department of Economic Development, Dubai, including: Assistant Director, Planning and Development Division, responsible for directing research process to assist development of economic sectors. Currently, also President and Founder, Dubai Consultancy, Research & Media Centre, a Dubai-based think tank. Member, specialized committees, associations and NGOs. Member of the Board, Dubai Media. Coordinator-General, social development programme, Watani. Chair of the Board, Dubai Foundation for Women and Children. Recipient of award: Distinguished Government Employee, Dubai Government Excellence Programme.