Dr. Hamed Bin Mohamed Khalifa Al Suwaidi joins FiveIQ Board of Directors
20th September 2019
5i News - Dr. Hamed Bin Mohamed Khalifa Al Suwaidi
Abu Dhabi, 18th September 2019: Dr. Hamed Bin Mohamed Khalifa Al Suwaidi was born in Abu Dhabi in 1983 into an eminent, culture and arts oriented, Emirati family with profound influence in the development and growth of the United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Al Suwaidi holds a bachelor and master’s degrees from Regents University London and the University of Portsmouth, where he also gained a PhD in Economics & Finance. In 2014, he received the Freedom of The City of London and became a liveryman of The City of London Corporation. In 2019, he became a liveryman to the Society of Arts Scholars and a Governor to the Royal Humane Society.
Following 3 years as the Regional CEO, Middle East & Africa of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (First Abu Dhabi Bank), Dr. Al Suwaidi is currently the Chairman of AES Limited Abu Dhabi - a company with UK representation focused on trade, education and arts.
Dr Al Suwaidi's passion for the arts and culture led him to found The Abu Dhabi Arts Society which housed unique projects including the creation of the first-ever Emirati tartan. In addition, being a member of a family with long history of culture and arts, Dr. Al Suwaidi established the Al Suwaidi Foundation and Ousha Bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi (Fatat Al Arab) Foundation which will witness outstanding works and projects with focus on the UAE culture. Dr. Al Suwaidi is also the patron of the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Official Patron of the Arts at The British School Al Khubairat in Abu Dhabi.