HE Hamad Buamim

Board Member

HE Hamad Buamim was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Dubai World in December 2010 and is the Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a post he has held since November 2006.

HE Buamim brings to Dubai World rich experience as a professional manager and administrator who has held diverse positions in both the public and private sectors. In capacity as Director General of Dubai Chamber, which represents, supports and protects the interests of the business community in Dubai, HE Buamim carries with him a deep understanding of trade, one of the most important drivers of the emirate’s economic development.

He was the Secretary General of Dubai Economic Council, a corporate manager in HSBC Bank, a lecturer of Finance & Banking in the UAE University’s College of Business & Economics, and a Senior System Engineer in Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, which he joined in 1996 at the start of his professional career.

HE Buamim is currently Vice Chairman of the World Chambers Federation – ICC in Paris, a member of the Board of Emirates Competitiveness Council, a member of the Board of Directors of Emirates-NBD Bank, Chairman of Emirates Financial Services, Chairman of National General Insurance and Board Member of Union Properties.

Educated in the US, Buamim graduated from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2002, He obtained an MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.