Sun 24-12-2017 11:46 AM
DUBAI, 24th December, 2017 (WAM) — The Dubai Future Foundation has announced the appointment of Khalafan Juma Balhoul as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Strategy, and Abdul Aziz Khalid Al Jazairi as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Projects.
The new appointments follow the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation.
The key appointments underpin the foundation’s efforts to attract and empower excellent national talents, and enable them to perform an effective role and contribute to achieving the targets of UAE Centennial 2071.
Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Accelerators, has also served as a Vice President of Strategy at Dubai Holding. He contributed to formulating the Dubai Holding’s strategic direction. He is also an Emirates Development Bank Board Member, and holds an M.Sc in Electronic Commerce and a B.Sc in Finance and Management Information Systems, both from Boston University, USA.
Abdulaziz Al Jaziri Director of Area 2071 in the Executive Office (TEO) of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He also served as a project manager for the last 10 years contributing to the development of innovative programmes to design the future. He holds a Bachelor degree and a Higher Diploma of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology, and is a graduate of the UAE Government Leaders Programme.