Nabil Alyousuf, an investor and entrepreneur, is the Chairman of Al Jal Capital, a UAE-based private equity firm that specializes in investing in entrepreneurial companies in the Middle East. He is also the Chairman of Sadara, the largest real estate developer is southern Iraq. Previously, he worked as the Director-General of The Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai. He led the development of Dubai Strategy 2015 and established the Dubai School of Government, a public policy institute created in collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Alyousuf has a deep passion for education. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai School of Government and a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Strathclyde Business School. He holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, an MSc in Operations Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona.