Abdullah Ahmed Mohammed Al Saleh
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy
Abdullah Ahmad Al Saleh has held the position of Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy since September 2020.
He has 32 years of experience in the federal government, where he worked as a diplomate with Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 13 years. He worked at the UAE Embassy in Washington DC (1993- 1998), and the UAE Embassy in Paris (2000-2003) and in other departments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He was assigned to work in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for the period between 1998-2000. He joined the Ministry of Economy in 2004 as Assistant Undersecretary for International Economic Relations (2004-2006), then Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for the Economy affairs (2006-2008), then Undersecretary for the Ministry of Foreign Trade (2008-2013), then Undersecretary of Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Affairs until 2020.
He is a board member of the UAE Gender Balance Council, board member of the Emirates Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, board member of Digital Economy Council, board member of Emirates International Accreditation Centre, and a member of advisory boards for some colleges and universities in UAE.
He holds a BA in political science from the United Arab Emirates University (1990), and a master’s degree in international politics from the American University in Washington, DC (1997).