Founder of Emaar Properties PJSC, Tradewinds Corp. Bhd., RSH Ltd. and Africa Middle East Resources Ltd., Mohammed bin Ali Rashed Al-Abbar is an entrepreneur and businessperson who has been the head of 15 different companies and is Chairman for Emaar Properties PJSC, Chairman at Emaar Development PJSC (a subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC), Chairman for King Abdullah Economic City, Non-Executive Chairman of Emaar, The Economic City, Chairman for Emaar MGF Land Ltd., Chairman for Emirates Golf Federation, Chairman of Africa Middle East Resources Ltd. and Chairman of Kuwait Food Co. (Americana) SAK.
He is also on the board of 6 other companies.
In his past career he occupied the position of Chairman of Al Salam Bank, Chairman of Emaar Industries & Investments PJSC, Member of Dubai Economic Council, Founding Director General at Dubai Department of Economic Development, Chairman for Tradewinds Corp. Bhd., Chairman at Hamptons International Ltd., Chairman at RSH Ltd., Chairman of WL Homes LLC and Member of Dubai Executive Council.
Dr. Al-Abbar received an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from Seattle University and a doctorate from Sun Moon University.