Around 30 years of experience in academia, government and private sectors in areas including policy planning and formulation, strategic IT management, business development and organizational excellence. 10 years teaching and research experience at the UAE University. I have worked as an ICT advisor to several federal and local government departments in areas including e-government, smart government, and smart city initiatives. I have published several journal and conference articles during my academic career.
First Emarati to participate in an international space program which was founded by the International Space University (ISU), and sponsored by NASA, and took place at the MIT in the summer of 1988.
Played a significant advisory role in developing and establishing the UAE national smart ID card project, and then lead the Emirates Identity Authority as a Director General DG for 3 years.
Played an IT advisory role to the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) in developing ADIAs Enterprise Architecture (EA) and helping ADIA in selecting an enterprise accounting solution.
Played a major role in driving the excellence program at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), which resulted in winning Sheikh Khalifa Government excellence award in 2014 for the category of the most improved ministry. Also, lead the e-transformation program of the ministry which helped positioning the ministry as one of the leading ministries in the use of ICT and business enablement.
Lead Assessor for the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), and member of the judging panel of the prestigious UAE drones for good and AI & Robotics for good awards.