UIEF Past Speakers

2018 Speakers

  • Lindsay Degouve De Nuncques
    Head, ACCA - Middle East
  • Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh
    Chief Executive Officer, Sharjah FDI Office “Invest in Sharjah”
  • Aftab Hasan
    Chairman of Risk Exchange DIFC Limited & Secretary General of Insurance Business Group (IBG)
  • Dr. Jaimin Vasa
    President, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Maheshwaram Venkateshwarlu
    President, Telangana Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Dhiraj Kunwar
    Managing Director, Business Banking, RAKBANK
  • Saud Alshawareb
    Managing Director, Dubai Industrial Park
  • Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala
    Managing Director, Wockhardt
  • Dr Mustafa Saasa
    Chairman, Sell Force International
  • Sanjay Manchanda
    Chief Executive Officer, Nakheel
  • Adil I. Alzarooni
    Chief Executive Officer, Alzarooni Emirates Investments
  • Dr. Brian Etemad
    Chief Executive Officer
    Tamleek Real Estate
  • Dr. Ankur Dana
    Chief Executive Officer, Dana Group
  • Rishi Kapoor
    Co-Chief Executive Officer, Investcorp Bank
  • Harkirat Singh Sodhi
    Country Manager, Urbanclap
  • Azeez Narain
    Associate Vice President – Real Estate and Development, Indian Hotels Company (Taj Group)
  • Arvind Raghav
    Director, CRIF Gulf Dun & Bradstreet
  • Dharmesh Desai
    SVP & Head NRI Business, IIFL Group
  • Jay Raney
    Partner, Grant Thronton
  • Roger Field
    Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East
  • Abhishek Sharma
    CEO, Foundation Holdings

2017 Speakers

  • H.E. Juma Mohammed AlKait
    Assistant Under Secretary Foreign Trade Affairs, UAE Ministry of Economy
  • H.E. JAMAL AL JARWAN
    Secretary General, UAE International Investor’s Council
  • H.E. Fahad Obaid Al Taffaq
    Director of Economic and Trade Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • H.E. Dr. Abdulla Al Karam
    Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General, KHDA
  • Abdulkareem Al Masabi
    Executive Vice President – Ports, Abu Dhabi Ports
  • Mustafa Khdair
    Head of Commercial, KIZAD
  • PNC Mennon
    Chairman & Founder, Sobha Group
  • Sharafuddin Sharaf
    Executive Member, UAE-India Business Council & Vice Chairman, Sharaf Group
  • Dr. Ohan Balian
    Chief Economist, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Colm McLoughlin
    Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Dubai Duty Free

2016 Speakers

  • Shri Nitin Gadkari
    Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Government of India
  • H.E. JAMAL AL JARWAN
    Secretary General, UAE International Investor’s Council
  • H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal
    CEO, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)
  • M J Akbar
    Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India
  • Dr. Brian Etemad Esq
    CEO, Tamleek Real Estate
  • D K Sen
    Senior Executive Vice-President (Infrastructure), Larsen & Toubro, India
  • Dr Ankur Dana
    CEO, Dana Group of Companies
  • Dr. Azad Moopen
    Chairman, Aster DM Healthcare, UAE
  • Daljit Singh
    President, Fortis Healthcare, India
  • Simon Brebner
    Chief Commercial Officer, Abu Dhabi Terminals

2015 Speakers

  • Hon. Shri Arun Jaitley
    Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information, and Broadcasting, Government of India
  • H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal
    CEO, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)
  • H.E. Sharief Al Awadhi
    Director General – Fujairah Free Zone Authority
  • Mohamed Shael AlSaadi
    CEO, Business Development & Strategy, Department of Economic Development (DED)
  • Adeeb Ahamed
    Chief Executive Officer, Lulu Financial Group
  • Dr. Jyotsna Suri
    President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
  • R.C. Sinha
    Advisor to Minister of Road, Transport and Highways, India
  • Mustafa Khdair
    Senior Manager – Business Development, Kizad
  • Farhan Syed
    Partner, KPMG Lower Gulf
  • Prakash Gaur
    Planner & Economist, IL&FS Group