1983, graduate, University of Wisconsin. Civil engineer. Formerly: positions with Dubai Municipality, latterly as Deputy Director-General. November 2005, assigned to lead the Roads and Transport Authority; established a competent and experienced specialist workforce, thereby driving the organization through achievements that have positioned RTA into a world-class organization. Member: Executive Council, Dubai Government; Board of Trustees, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation; Expo 2020 Preparatory Committee; Board, Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime; Board, Union National Bank; Board of Trustees, Dubai Future Foundation. Vice-Chairman, Dubai Sports Council. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award. Recipient of honours and awards, including: Honorary Fellow, British Institute of Civil Engineers (2010); Man of the year award (CEO Middle East Award – 2009); Award of the Middle East Forum for Accessible Tourism (2009); Mohammed bin Rashid Sash for efforts and achievements in RTA (2011).