Arabian Hospitality
Investment Conference

Part of FHS

25-27 September | Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Speaker profile

H.E. Eng. Essa Al Hajj Al Maidoor

Director General
Dubai Developments

His Excellency Eng. Essa Al Hajj Al Maidoor is the Director General of Dubai Developments (formerly known as Dubai International Real Estate), the leading high-end and integrated real estate projects in the United Arab Emirates. Through his position, he plays a strategic role providing creative solutions, innovative products that fundamentally change the real estate landscape. His vision and creativity is an essential element for the growth of the real estate development sector in the country.

His Excellency obtained a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Utah State University in the United States of America, and held a position of President of the Society of Engineers in United Arab Emirates until 2016. His Excellency Eng. Essa Hajj Al-Maidoor is also a member of Maktoum Charity.

Through his journey as Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, he has established a huge revolutionary development in the healthcare sector within the emirate. His diligent, dedicated work and ambitious vision played a major and prominent role in the opening of 3 hospitals and 40 healthcare centers in Dubai, strengthening and increase the collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Prior to his engagement with Dubai Health Authority, His Excellency held the position of Deputy Director General of Dubai Municipality, and the position of Assistant Director General for the Engineering and Planning Sector in Dubai Municipality.

His digital transformation strategy is set to enhance the customer journey and experience, accelerate a productive movement, change the concepts of traditional culture by introducing active leadership by empowering people and the community.

In recognition of his exceptional leadership, dedication and commitment to innovation and the development of the economic ecosystem of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Eng. Essa Al-Haj Al-Maidoor received an honorary doctorate award from Middlesex University in Dubai.