Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouei

Chief Executive Officer
ADGM Registration Authority


Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouei has been appointed the CEO of ADGM Registration Authority (RA) in January 2023. In his new role, he will be overlooking the development and management of various registration processes for both financial and non-financial services companies and real estate property within ADGM. As part of his responsibilities, Hamad will also oversee the compliance of ADGM-registered firms to its commercial rules and regulations.

In the years he’s spent with ADGM, Hamad has held many key leadership roles. His previous role as ADGM’s Chief Operating Officer helped the organisation in various strategic facets, particularly in developing corporate services supporting the growth of the international financial centre for the emirates of Abu Dhabi. Under his vision and leadership, ADGM embarked upon the ambitious “OneADGM Project” towards our strategic objective of achieving customer service excellence.

A strategist, who has seasoned his leadership traits through decades of achievements serving both public and private portfolios of companies. Hamad brings over 20 years of experience in strategic organisation and business development environments, focusing on developing strategies, systems, standards, capability buildings and organisation development through operational excellence.

Hamad is also the Chairman and Managing Director of the ADGM Academy Board, the knowledge arm of ADGM. As the Managing Director of the Academy, he is playing a pivotal role in serving the UAE national agenda of employability. Working closely with financial and digital authorities, Hamad designed and sits on the steering governance committees, which ensures local Human Capital needs are aligned with the UAE leadership vision 2030.

He is an active member of the UAE-UK Partnership consortium, tasked to bring the two countries’ common interests closer. Before joining ADGM, Hamad managed functions in The General Secretariat of the Executive Council and ADNOC/ National Drilling Company.

A graduate of Business Management from Portland State University, Oregon, USA, Hamad also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from New York Institute and has successfully attended some advanced technical and leadership programmes from leading international educational institutes.

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MEIS March'2023