CEO – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF)
His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb serves as Cultural Advisor to the Government of Dubai. Since 2013, he has been managingthe Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), and in 2016, he was appointed as Secretary General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award. H.E. bin Huwaireb also heads MBRF’s board of advisors.
Bin Huwaireb is a board member at Dubai Media Incorporated, and a member of the Executive Committee of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. He also serves as vice-chairman of the National Curriculum Development Committee. He is a member of the advisory board of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Sharjah University, and also a member of the advisory board of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the UAE University. He was appointed as a member of the Global Leadership Council of the Said Business School, University of Oxford.
A UAE national historian and a pioneering man of letters, bin Huwaireb is acclaimed for chronicling the cultural and creative movement in the emirate of Dubai, as well as the wider GCC region.
In October 2018, H.E. bin Huwaireb ranked first on the list of the Top 100 Most Influential Leaders from Multilateral Organisations, compiled by Richtopia, digital platform covering a mix of valuable content on success, future investments, new technologies, work/life balance, inspirational people, finance and economics.