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Jamal Al Sharif
Chairman, Dubai Film and TV Commission
Managing Director, Dubai Studio City
Jamal Al Sharif is Chairman of the Dubai Film & TV Commission. He is also Managing Director of Dubai Studio City, part of the Media Cluster at TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding. In his current role, Al Sharif is responsible for driving the strategic and financial objectives of Dubai Studio City, and ensuring the development of the city’s technical infrastructure and product offerings, including the recently launched state of the art soundstage complex.
Issam AbdulRahim Kazim
Chief Executive Officer
Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Issam AbdulRahim Kazim is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing – the body responsible for the branding, promotion and marketing of the Emirate of Dubai.
Salem Bel Youha
Director, Media Services
Government of Dubai Media Office
Salem is no stranger to the UAE's media, communication and public relations community and an active figure in Dubai's art and culture movement. He started his career early, while finishing his Communication Technology undergraduate program at the Dubai's HCT, when he joined Dubai TV as Assistant Director. Right after his graduation, Salem worked for Al Bayan newspaper as columnist and Editor of Business and Cultural News.
Mohammed Shael Al Saadi
Chief Executive Officer
Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector, Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai
Since joining DED in 2008 Al Saadi has made significant contributions to streamlining business activities in Dubai and supporting investor relations with an emphasis on quality, efficiency, transparency and modern technology. He is credited with developing a suite of e‐services for BRL transactions and contributing to the UAE improving its global ranking in Doing Business year after year.
Lieutenant Colonel Khabeer Mohammed Issa Al Adab
Director of the Department of Management Police
General Headquarters of Dubai Police
Lieutenant Colonel Khabeer Mohammed Issa Al Adab is Director Management Police at the General Headquarters of Dubai Police. Lieutenant Colonel Adab has extensive experience in the field of equine policing, as well as the general training and care of horses, including special expertise in the use of horses as therapy for people with special needs. He is regularly called on to provide expert testimony in Dubai court cases involving horses.
Divisional Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Emirates Airline & Group
Boutros Boutros is the Divisional Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for Emirates Airline & Group. In this role, he is responsible for all marketing and communications activities across the globe for the 50-plus businesses under the Emirates Group umbrella. During 21 years with Emirates, Boutros has played a key role in building the company's global brand presence through strategic sponsorships and integrated marketing communications programs.
Marwan Al Ali
Senior Vice President Operations-MEASA
Marwan Al Ali is the Senior Vice President Operations of MEASA for the Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding. In this role, he is responsible for driving the operations of Jumeirah Group in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Al Ali joined Jumeirah from Dubai Holding, where he was Deputy Chief Information Officer and Executive Director in charge of business agility and IT portfolio management.
Samr Al Marzooqi
Dubai Film Market, Dubai International Film Festival
Samr Al Marzooqi first joined DIFF in a volunteer capacity in 2004 whilst he was studying for a degree in Communication Technology. Following graduating from university in Dubai, Samr went onto to pursue a successful career in media that spans over 10 years with leading brands Dubai TV, Film Works, Arab Media Group/MTV Arabia and twofour54.
Ahmed Abdulla Al Emadi
Director of TV and Head media production
Ahmed Abdulla Al Emadi works in Dubai Municipality since 2005 as a director TV and the head media production unit , he participated in many internal committees in Dubai Municipality as a member of technician in the Procurement Committee and the organizing committee of events at Dubai Municipality internally and also as a government representative and coordinator of Dubai Municipality in Dubai Film Festival he also has some of the dramas work Directed by by him presented in Ramadan 2013 and 2014 production of Dubai Media and globally participated in representing the United Arab Emirates in the Ship for World Youth Organization program by the Japanese government and obtained through a certificate from the University of The United Nations in the course of communication and media and a certificate from the Japanese government for his participation in the program in 2009.