Jamal Al Jarwan

Secretary General, UAE International Investors Council

Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan joined the UAE International Investors Council in November 2014, as Secretary General.
Mr. Al Jarwan started his career in Etisalat (Emirates Telecommunication Corporation) in 1988.

In 1996 he joined Thuraya Telecommunications Company.
In Thuraya, he served as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, where he designed and executed the overall business strategy and managed the company’s commercial operations division worldwide.
He returned to Etisalat in 2006 to establish and lead the International Investments Division as Chief Executive Officer/ International Investments.

In 2011, he became the Chief Regional Officer leading Etisalat Operation in Asia Region.

Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan represented Etisalat as a board member in several of Etisalat’s international subsidiaries:

1. Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company,
2. Etisalat Misr,
3. Ivory Coast,
4. PTCL – Pakistan,
5. Etisalat Lanka,
6. Ufone - Pakistan,
7. Etisalat Afghanistan
8. Chairman of Etisalat Benin.

Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan Major Achievements are:
Launching Thuraya Mobile Satellite system commercially in 100 countries, Securing the third GSM License in Egypt and an Acquisition of an existing third operator in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan has 30 years experience in Telecom, M&A and International Investments/ Trade and Business development.

He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from The University of Dayton-Ohio (USA) and a degree in Executive Management from IMD business school, Switzerland and degree in Leadership Strategy from Tuck School of Business–Dartmouth University, New Hampshire,(USA)

Organization Profile: UAEIIC is a semi government Council, whereby it has public and private Sector members in the Council with strong presence of Major Ministries in the Council (Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry Of Economy, Ministry Of Finance and Civil Aviation)
The board of Directors of the Council is Chaired by H.E the Minister Of Economy and subscription come from major Flag Ship Organizations in UAE.

Investment Goals: To act as a link between UAE International Investors and government to enhance competitiveness of UAE International Investments and to overcome all types of obstacles and to protect UAE International Investments through effective coordination amongst the international investors in addition to communication with the governmental agencies and overseas parties to remove potential obstacles, explore sate investment opportunities abroad and provide advice to the Council.

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