Our dedicated executive team is committed to delivering the highest standards of financial and business education within the MENA region.

Board Members

Senior Team


Chairman of ADGM Academy and CEO of ADGM Registration Authority

Hamad is the Chairman of ADGM Academy, the knowledge arm of ADGM. As the Chairman of ADGM 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.

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

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.


CEO of ADGM Academy & Research Centre

Mansoor Jaffar is a senior executive of ADGM management team and holds a critical lead role in driving ADGM’s knowledge-related strategic initiative.

As the principal lead for ADGM Academy & Research Centre, he is responsible for driving the development, growth, and strategic alignment of ADGM’s Knowledge Hub initiative.

In his current position, Mansoor is instrumental in supporting the UAE’s national agenda of employability and talent development. Collaborating closely with financial educational and digital authorities, he plays a key role in designing bespoke technical solutions and programs focusing on up-skilling, re-skilling, and enhancing employability opportunities.

With over 27 years of experiences in various strategic management roles across public and private organizations, Mansoor brings a wealth of regional and international expertise. His visionary approach and professional expertise have established him as subject expert in disciplines like talent and operations management, organization and business development functionalities.

Prior to joining ADGM, Mansoor held senior positions and made significant contributions in developing sectors like transport, energy, telecommunication, Advisory & management consultancy.

Mansoor also chairs executive leadership committees & presently serves as the Board Secretary for ADGM Academy & Research Centre. A thought leader & public speaker who continues to share his experiences in different regional and international arenas.