Board of Directors

H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Bin Salem Al Qassimi
Chairman

Board of Directors

H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Bin Salem Al Qassimi, the chairman of Faisal Holding, launched the company in 1975 with a strong vision to diversify the investment portfolio of Faisal Holding.

Following his graduation from the Jordanian Officer Cadet School and the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, H.E. Sheikh Faisal served in the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces in different capacities prior to retiring at the rank of a Major General including Under Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Chief of Staff, and Chairman of the Court of the Crown Prince at the time – H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

As an influential figure, H.E. Sheikh Faisal was decorated with several medals including the Jordanian Star 1st Class by the late King Hussein; 1st Class Medal of Merit by the President of Egypt; Superior Order Staff General by the King of Morocco; Nilein Medal by the President of Sudan; and 1st Class Emirates Military Medal by the President of United Arab Emirates H.H. the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Board Director

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi is a graduate from the UAE’s military school and has pursued further courses at the University of Colorado Denver.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla owns various companies in diversified industries such as Real Estate, Food Processing, and Manufacturing. H.E. Sheikh Abdulla was also the co-founder of National Taxi in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla is the HAM radio association founder and chairman the founder and chairman of Emirates motorsport club, and the former vice president of Emirates motorsport association.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla is a renowned rally driver, which is a sport he still enjoys, along with fishing and using the HAM radio.

H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Vice Chairman

H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi has a Business Management degree from the South Eastern University.

H.E. Sheikh Khalid is the 2017 World Champion for the Cross Country 2W, the United Arab Emirates & Middle East Rally champion, the winner of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge and the 6th position holder in the DAKAR Rally. He has been associated with many leading international brands and represented them as a Sports Ambassador.

H.E. Sheikh Khalid is the chairman of KBFQ LLC, which has its diversified business interest in Real Estate, Agency Representation, Consultancy, Event Management, and Insurance.

H. E. Sheikh Khalid is also the chairman of Abu Dhabi Racing, a company dedicated to reinforcing Abu Dhabi’s presence on a global motorsports level.

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Managing Director

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi is a graduate from the Webster University in Business Administration and Accounting and a member of the CMA and the Society of Technical Analysts of the United Kingdom.

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed is the chairman of Manafa, a holding company and investment house with diversified activities in the fields of hospitality, real estate investment and asset management, and investments in capital markets, listed equities, fixed income instruments, Forex and private equity.

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed also holds key directorship and senior positions at various business groups and associations including the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the GCC and the United Arab Emirates.

H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Faisal Al Qassimi
Board Director

H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Faisal Al Qassimi holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Ajman University of Science and Technology. H.E. Sheikh Saoud began his career in banking and investments with the United Arab Bank, where he has spent many years and gained extensive experience.

Currently H.E. Sheikh Saoud is the Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Collaborative Action Fund for Excellence (ICAFE), is on the advisory board of the World Association of Former United Nations Internes and Fellows (WAFUNIF), an official United Nations Peace Messenger since 2016, and is also a member of the Asian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness.

H.E. Sheikh Salem Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Board Director

H.E. Sheikh Salem Al-Qassimi is the Founder and Principal of Fikra — a design-led educational platform, and Director of the Fikra Graphic Design Biennial.

H.E. Sheikh Salem is a multidisciplinary graphic designer, educator, and entrepreneur. H.E. Sheikh Salem served as an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design, an Assistant Professor of Design at the American University of Sharjah, and currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design at the New York University Abu Dhabi.

H.E. Sheikh Salem has participated in a number of exhibitions both in the UAE and abroad. H.E. Sheikh Salem has published numerous articles, reviews, and essays on Arabic typography, culture, design, and design education. He has also won several international awards, namely the Type Directors Club (TDC), the Young Creative Entrepreneur Culture Award by the British Council, protoType at Typecon2016, ShjSeen Startup award, and has been featured in Forbes Middle East ranking list “The Leading Young Entrepreneurs in the UAE.”

H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Board Director

H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Faisal Al Qassimi holds a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from the Abu Dhabi School of Management - affiliated with the Imperial College of London. H.E. Sheikh Sultan’s Business Management degree is from the Sawyer Business School at the Suffolk University, Boston, USA.

H.E. Sheikh Sultan has worked for the Government of the United Arab Emirates for over 6 years in various positions, including Borouge and the Abu Dhabi Motor Sports Management (ADMM) in the procurements department of the Yas Marina F1 circuit.

H.E. Sheikh Sultan grew up loving horse racing and sailing the Arabian Gulf, and is now equally an enthusiast for football and motor sports.

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