H.E. Mohamed Al Abbar
Founder & Chairman EM​AAR properties
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Alabbar is a global entrepreneur with active interests in real estate, retail, hospitality, e-commerce, technology, logistics, F&B and venture capital. At the forefront of global real estate since 1997, he leads marquee real-estate development companies Emaar Properties and Eagle Hills. He has spearheaded the growth of Emaar Properties to attain an unmatched track record […]

Mohamed Alabbar is a global entrepreneur with active interests in real estate, retail, hospitality, e-commerce, technology, logistics, F&B and venture capital.

At the forefront of global real estate since 1997, he leads marquee real-estate development companies Emaar Properties and Eagle Hills. He has spearheaded the growth of Emaar Properties to attain an unmatched track record of successfully developing iconic residential, retail, entertainment, hospitality & leisure assets and transform the lifestyles of people globally though developing world-class mixed use projects across 20+ markets.

In addition, he has driven the growth of several regional players into world-renowned sector champions including Americana Group and e-commerce platforms noon.com and Namshi. More recently, he expanded holdings into China with leading mobile transportation platform Didi Chuxing and popular coffee chain, Luckin Coffee.

He is a trusted partner to strategic investors including sovereign wealth funds, family offices as well as public investors. He has successfully nurtured distinctive long term relationships with housing authorities, regional ministries, global and regional banks and tech companies.

​Alabbar is a recipient of three Honorary Doctorates from Seattle University, London School of Economics and Sun Moon University in South Korea.

Meet the rest of the board of trustees

​H.E. Yasir Al-Rumayyan
Governor PIF, Chairman Saudi Aramco
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia​​​​​​​​
HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar
KSA Ambassador to the USA
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia​​​​​​​​
Senator ​Matteo Renzi​
Senator for Florence (former PM)
🇮🇹 Italy​​​​
H.E. Mohamed Al Abbar
Founder & Chairman EM​AAR properties
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates​​​​
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis​
Founder X-Prize Foundation & Singularity University
🇺🇸 USA​​​​
Professor Tony Chan
President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
🇺🇸 USA​​​​
Professor Adah Almutairi
Professor Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California (UCSD)
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia​​​​
Richard Attias
CEO, FII Institute
🇲🇦 Morocco​​​​