Council Members

In 2021, on the signature of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai renewed the formal authority of the University to award degrees upon ratification by the University Senate. The University is governed by a council under the chancellorship of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.


Professor Abdullah Alshamsi
Vice Chancellor, The British University in Dubai

HE Mirza Al Sayegh
Director, Al Maktoum Foundation

HE Ahmad Butti Al Murhaibi
Secretary-General, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Sheikha Hind Al Mualla
Chief of Creativity, Happiness and Innovation, KHDA

Khalid Al Malik
Managing Director, Dubai Holding

John Martin St Valery
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, British Business Group in Dubai and the Northern Emirates

Aida Salamanca MBE
British Council Country Director, United Arab Emirates

Hugh Martin
Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, The British University in Dubai

Steve Thompson
Chief Operating Officer, Tanfeeth (an Emirates NBD Company)

Omar Ali Adib
Vice President, Customers, Rolls-Royce International, Middle East

Campbell Gray
Chief Executive Officer, Atkins – a member of SNC-Lavalin Group

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