As the region’s only publicly listed investment company focused on healthcare and education, we are also looking to drive long-term change in the communities and industries we operate in. For us, this means investing in companies that are pioneering solutions that address some of the key issues impacting our chosen sectors, and which help support the delivery of government healthcare and education agendas across the region.

Our Board of Directors

Mr. Hamad Alshamsi

Experience: H.E. Alshamsi is a UAE national and has a wealth of experience that spans more than two decades, overseeing several businesses across multiple fields, including financial services and investments.

H.E. Alshamsi served in the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority prior to moving to the Private Department of His Highness, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He is currently the CEO of a private investment company specializing in investments and large-scale real estate development projects.

H.E. Alshamsi is a Board Member of several leading institutions engaged in commercial, financial, and service based activities in the UAE, including Dubai Islamic Bank and Kuwait Food Company. His former Board appointments include Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Media Zone Authority, Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, Al Qudra Holding, Finance House, Al Hilal Bank, Abu Dhabi Aviation, Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Etihad Airways.

Qualifications: H.E. Al Shamsi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from UAE University and an MBA majoring in finance and banking.

Period served as a Board Member of the Company: since his first election date on 16 November 2017.

H.E. Mr. Hamad Rashed Nehail Alnuaimi

Experience: H.E. Alnuaimi is a UAE national. With a career spanning over 22 years, H.E. Hamad is dedicated to the growth of the region. He holds several executive positions, and serves as a Board Member on numerous leading investment, real estate, and public sector institutions. He is currently Assistant Undersecretary of Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Managing Director at the office of H.H. Sh. Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Managing Director at the office of H.H. Sh. Dheyab Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and a Board Member at Arab International Bank, Daman Investments, and Reem Investments.

Previously, H.E. Hamad Alnuaimi was a Board member at National Investment Corporation and  Al Mal Capital, as well as Vice Chairman at First Energy Bank.

Qualifications: H.E. Hamad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Emirates.

Period served as a Board Member of the Company: since he was elected at the Company’s General Assembly meeting on 16 November 2017.

Mrs. Elham Al Qasim

Experience:  Mrs. Al Qasim Elham Al Qasim serves as Digital14’s Chief Executive Officer, steering the organization’s strategic direction, and leading over 1,000 staff in their purpose-driven work to deliver trust in digital arenas so that clients can innovate and fulfil their potential.

Prior to joining Digital14, she enjoyed a global career with executive roles in investment and asset management. More recently, Mrs. Elham served as CEO of Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and Executive Director of the Ghadan 21 program at the Abu Dhabi Executive Office where she led the strategic planning for the government’s three-year, AED 50 billion investment program aimed at accelerating Abu Dhabi’s economy.

Prior to this, Mrs. Elham was a Director of Mubadala Investment Company, focusing on Mubadala’s technology and industry portfolio. Her responsibilities included building investment/entry strategy, business development, value creation, and post-acquisition asset management in sectors including metals and mining, semiconductors, and technology. During this time, Mrs. Elham also served on the executive leadership team of Emirates Global Aluminum and delivered a two-year post-merger integration program.

Mrs. Elham has served on several boards and is currently a Board Member of the Khalifa Fund, a government-owned SME Fund.

Mrs. Elham’s international career includes time spent at JPMorgan Investment Bank, where she was part of the Global Diversified Industrials Team based in London handling M&A transactions in chemicals, metals and mining, and infrastructure.

Mrs. Elham was nominated to join the list of the world’s most promising leaders under the age of 40 by the Forum of Young Global Leaders, a community created by the World Economic Forum to enable the next generation of leaders to influence decision-making and mobilize transformation.

Qualifications: Mrs. Al Qasim holds an MSc from the School of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Business from the American University in Dubai.

Period served as a Board Member of the Company: Since her appointment at the Company’s Board Meeting held on 13 February 2020.

Mrs. Sara Khalil Nooruddin

Experience: Mrs. Sara Khalil Nooruddin is the Head of Private Investments at Osool Asset Management, where she has years of experience in private investing and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and monitoring fund managers and investment opportunities globally. Osool is the investment arm of the Social Insurance Organization and the Military Pension Fund in Bahrain. She covers multiple asset classes, namely private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt. She has been with Osool since 2013. Prior to joining, Mrs. Nooruddin was a private equity analyst at Gulf International Bank (GIB).

Mrs. Sara currently serves on the board of a London-based real estate company, Aegila Capital Management and the Royal Hospital for Women and Children (RHWC) in Bahrain. She previously served on the Board of the Gulf Medical and Diabetes Center.

Qualifications: Mrs. Nooruddin holds a BBA with a concentration in finance from George Washington University, USA and is a certified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Period served as a Board Member of the company: Since her appointment at the Company’s Board Meeting held on 8 August 2019.

Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Aldhaheri

Experience:  Dr. Aldhaheri has over two decades of experience in business and a proven track record of success. Upon completing his MBA with distinction at the American University in Washington DC, Aldhaheri put his knowledge to work in founding, launching, and managing several successful business entities across a number of different sectors: IT, finance, education, tourism, and real estate. Recently, in keeping with his philosophy of continual learning, Dr. Ali completed his PhD at Durham University.

Dr. Aldhaheri has been involved at a high level with government tourism and development strategy, MICE and education management, to name a few.

Dr. Aldhaheri currently holds a number of key positions, including Chairman and Founder of Abu Dhabi University, CEO of Abu Dhabi University Holding Company, Managing Director of Bin Harmal Group, Chairman of Liwa Education, and Magna Investments.

Dr. Aldhaheri serves on various boards and committees, including Al Ramz Corporation, the Economic Cooperation Committee for Government and Private Sectors Abu Dhabi, Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities, and Sandooq al Watan. He also serves as the First Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.

Qualifications: Dr. Ali holds an MBA with distinction from the American University in Washington DC.

Period served as a Board Member of the Company: Since the date of his election at the Company’s General Assembly meeting on 15 November 2020.

Mr. Dhafer Sahmi Al Ahbabi

Experience: Mr. Dhafer is an accomplished executive, investor, and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in managing investments. By capitalizing on his sharp business acumen, technical expertise, interpersonal skills, and strategic mindset, among other attributes, H.E. Dhafer was instrumental in penetrating new markets and achieving unprecedented growth for the companies he has previously founded and managed.

Mr. Dhafer has an external appointment as Chairman at Al Ramz Corporation PJSC. His previous appointments include a leadership position at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority; acting as a Board Member at First Gulf Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Invest Bank, and Al Wathba Insurance; and as the founder as well as a Board Member at Aabar Investments and Abu Dhabi University Holding Group.

Qualifications: Mr. Dhafer Al Ahbabi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Alain University in the United Arab Emirates.

Period served as a Board Member of the Company: Since his election at the Company’s General Assembly meeting on 15 November 2020.

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