CEO, Green Dome Investments; former Group CEO, DP World; former Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation for Economic and Trade Affairs, UAE
Dr. Mohammed Sharaf serves as Board member of Sharaf Group, Dar Altakaful Insurance and Mawarid Finance.
He has served as an Assistant Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from July 2016 to February 2019.
As an Assistant Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs, contributed as Chair of Appointment and Relocation of Emirati Diplomats globally and within the Mofaic (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation). As chair of the foreign direct Investment Committee, have contributed to attract over $ 3.8b in direct foreign Investment in 2018.
Dr. Sharaf has led the Innovation Team and chaired the FDI Committee and the Human Capital Committee at the Ministry, all key drivers of the implementation of MOFAIC’s strategic objectives.
Before joining the Foreign Ministry, Dr. Sharaf held the position of Group Chief Executive Officer at DP World since the global port’s operator was first established in 2005. He played a key role in the development of DP World’s Global Strategy including its home base Jebel Ali and Port Rashid. The Strategy included its Global Trade Enabler role in the Industry driven by its core and innovative IT platform. He has successfully served for 22 years in DP World.
Highly accomplished, resourceful, and innovative in trading and shipping and logistics leader. Customer-focused and expert in managing global shipping, transportation and container terminals across the globe.
Dr. Sharaf holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Arizona, USA.