Who is Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan?

His Excellency Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is the Chairman of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. He also is a member of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. He is the grandson of Sheikh Hamid bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhboot bin Dhiab bin Isa bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, the fourteenth child of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Hamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Profile

His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan holds a BA in Economics from the UAE University. He also holds a Masters’ degree in Petroleum Political Economy from the University of Wales, UK.

On December 17, 2006, His Highness Sheikh Hamed assumed the position of Chief of the Crown Prince’s Court of Abu Dhabi. In accordance with the Emiri Decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, may God preserve him as the ruler of Abu Dhabi.

Hamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan former Positions

His Highness Sheikh Hamed previously held a number of positions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.


> The Chairman of the Department of Economy and Planning, Chairman of the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.

> Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Executive Council, Chairman of the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones.

> He was also the Chairman of the General Holding Company and Vice President of the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development.

Hamed bin Zayed Current Positions

His Highness currently holds the presidency and membership of a number of boards of directors, which includes

  1. The Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
  2. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa University of Science, Technology, and Research.

His Highness is also a member of the Supreme Petroleum Council and the Abu Dhabi Investment Council. In addition to his membership in the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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