H.E. Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi has been Minister of Education since May 2022, taking ultimate responsibility for the prosperity and progression of the UAE’s Education sector.
He also holds the position of Deputy Chairman at Emirates Development Bank, and has been First Vice of the National Olympic Committee since June 2021, as well as Chairman of the General Authority of Sports, which is responsible for plans, rules and regulations to organise and develop the sports sector in the country.
His previous roles include being Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Minister of State for Higher Education, Secretary-General of the Education and Human Resources Council, Chairman of the Federal Authority for Human Resources, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, CEO of Masdar, Executive Director of Strategy and Tourism Sector Development at Dubai Tourism, Vice President of the Mubadala Industry Unit, and consultant for McKinsey & Company.
H.E. holds a PhD from Monash University, a master’s degree from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Engineering from Khalifa University in the UAE.