Government

Led by government officials, this committee focuses on bridging the gap between the public and private sectors. They make the voice of the business community heard in policymaking and also create an engaging dialogue between the sectors.

Committee Objectives

Bridging the gap between the private sector and the government in policy making and facilitating partnerships. Supporting the business community at Capital Club to influence strategic decision-making for the national economy.

Committee members

Mahmoud El Burai

Mahmoud El Burai

(Committee Chair) Senior Advisor - Real Estate Regulatory Agency Dubai & Chairman of the Middle East Sustainable Development Institute

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Malik Al Madini

Malik Al Madini

Director of Strategy and Future Department, Chief Innovation Officer Strategy and future Department, UAE Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority

Coming Soon

Hussain Hassan Mohamed Khansaheb

Hussain Hassan Mohamed Khansaheb

Director - Ministry of Climate Change & environment

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Frederic Sicre

Frederic Sicre

Executive Advisor World Government Summit Organization, Director General's Office, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, UAE Prime Minister’s Office

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Nader AlBastaki

Corporate Strategy Lead - Dubai Future Foundation

Nader Albastaki is a driver of commercial value and an executer of strategic projects, by leveraging his analytics skillset. With a background in banking and  tourism, Nader is currently a part of Dubai Future Foundation’s Strategy Department. Alma Maters: University of Waterloo and New York University.

Tim Casben

Managing Partner - Gowling WLG

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Mohammad Rashid Bastoni

Mohammad Rashid Bastoni

Manager, Strategic Communications Planning & Crisis Communications, DEWA

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Adil Saleh

Adil Saleh

Head of Communications - Dubai police Headquarters

Coming Soon

Mihaela Moldoveanu

Head of Advisory & Head of Legal Tech - The Metis Institute & Burj Fintech Solutions

Ella is currently acting as a partner of The Metis Institute, a think tank with a special focus on envisioning dispute resolution of the future and on assisting with court reform and is also the Head of LegalTech at Burj Fintech Solutions, DIFC.  

A Belgian national, with fluency in six European languages, she applies her legal and policy skills in a variety of management and consultancy positions, having overseen projects in Europe, the United States and Central Asia. Before moving to Dubai in 2014, she was based between Kabul (Afghanistan) and Washington DC for 5 years, where she drafted the new Competition Law for Afghanistan, contributed to the National Trade Policy and helped design the first Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre for Commercial Disputes. Thereafter, for the DIFC Courts in Dubai she designed and launched the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry, including the drafting of its legal basis. She led the work to set up a common-law English-language commercial court and an arbitration centre in Kazakhstan’s international financial centre (AIFC), similar to the dispute resolution system of the DIFC.  

Content Library

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