Minister of Education, Chairman of the National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
HE Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi joined the Federal Government in 2014 as the Minister of Education and still holds this post to date. The Minister fulfills other strategic roles within the education sphere including the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Applied Technology, Vice Chairman of Khalifa University, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance, Chairman of the Higher Committee of Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ADVETI), and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa Award for Education.
Since graduating from the University of Embry-Riddle in the United States, HE Hussain Al Hammadi gained solid experiences which enabled him to take on national-level challenges with great competence. His proactive approach has contributed to advancing technical and vocational education in the UAE and aligning it with the needs of the labor market.