Khalid Sharif Al Awadhi is CEO of the Dubai Municipality’s Environment, Health & Safety Control Sector, overseeing 5 departments including Environment, Public Health & Safety, Food Safety, Dubai Central Laboratory, and Sustainability & Renewable Energy Applications.
He has over 30 years of experience and held several prior positions including Head of Food Inspection at the Food Control Department, Assistant Manager of General health, and Executive Manager of the Food safety Department.
Khalid is a keynote speaker at many renowned conferences and has won the International Association for Food Protection Award for Food Safety in 2006 and 2016. He is a member and chairperson of several national and federal committees, including Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) board of directors, Dubai Crisis and Disaster Management Team.
Khalid holds a BSc in Chemistry and Animal and a Master’s degree in Environmental Risk Management.