H.E. Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi
Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills
His Excellency Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi was appointed as Minister
of State for Higher Education in February 2016, to supervise the development of higher
education and scientific research in the UAE.
In October 2017, His Excellency’s portfolio was expanded to include Advanced Skills
to equip the UAE youth with the necessary skills for the future.
Al Falasi is currently the Chairman of the Federal Authority for Human Resources,
and the Chairman UAE Space Agency since June 2017. His Excellency represents the space
sector in the National Science, Technology and Innovation Committee.
Prior, His Excellency held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Masdar, Executive
Director of Strategy and Tourism Sector Development at Dubai’s Department of Tourism
and Commerce Marketing, and Vice President of Industry Unit of Mubadala Development
Company. His Excellency Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi had also worked with management
consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
His Excellency has a Ph.D. from Sir John Monash University, a Master’s from the University
of Melbourne, Australia, and a Bachelor in Telecommunications Engineering from KUSTAR,
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