Under the Patronage of
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
CEO, Dubai Exports
Member of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee
of Etihad Export Credit Insurance Company
Vice Chairman of the Board Masharie Venture Capital
Member of the Board Emirates International Accreditation Center
Member of the Advisory Board of Trade & Investment Support Institutions
(TISI) of International Trade Centre (ITC)
Bachelor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.
Masters in Environmental Management.
Executive MBA, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
Eng. Saed Mohamed Alawadi, is now the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai
Exports (DE), earlier being the Chief Operating Officer at EHS, the regulatory
arm of Dubai World. Saed has over 20 years of experience in the Government
and Private sector with in-depth local market and industrial expertise and
knowledge that equip him with the necessary leadership skills to lead and
He holds a degree in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, with a Masters in
Environmental Engineering, supplemented by Executive MBA from Wharton
Business School, University of Pennsylvania. His leadership skills have also
resulted in several individual Excellence awards. His experience in
establishing new companies/ government entities (DEDC, Export Credit
Insurance Company… etc.) has been derived from his vast experience in the
Manufacturing, Recycling, Commerce, Trade & Exports and Management.
Saed’s leadership / technical skills and management aptitude were evident
during his earlier employment, where he quickly rose up in the ranks to
manage more than 200 Engineering / Technical and Administrative personnel
at Dubai World. His proficiency in managing large organizations, financial
acumen (e.g. by converting EHS, a Cost Centre to a Profitable Company) and
people management skills has justified the leadership position he is in today.
Saed is also a vice chairman of Masharie Investments and member of the
Board of Directors of several institutions, like International Trade Centre (ITC),
Export Credit Insurance Co. of Emirates and other Venture Capital &
14:00 - 17:00
SheTrades MENA Programme - Led by Dubai Exports and UPS
The objective of the workshop is to raise awareness among women-owned businesses (WOBs) in the Middle East and North Africa about the opportunities and value of expanding their business into global markets in a structured manner. The session will allow Women Owned Businesses to learn from successful female entrepreneurs as well as professionals that support global trade.