Managing Director of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
HE Jamal Bin Huwaireb serves as Cultural Advisor to the Government of Dubai. Since May 2013, he has also been serving as Managing Director of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, as per the directive of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Secretary General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award.
A UAE national historian and a pioneering man of letters, HE Bin Huwaireb is acclaimed for chronicling the cultural and creative movement in Dubai as well as the wider GCC region. A prolific writer and novelist documenting Arab and Islamic heritage, he presents the popular TV show ‘Al Rawi’ (The Narrator) on Dubai TV. The historical and literary show spotlights public figures that have positively impacted life in the region.
In addition to contributing features and thought pieces to a number of pan-Arab newspapers and magazines, Bin Huwaireb authors a daily column ‘Dairy’ in Al Bayan newspaper.