H.E Zayed bin Rashid bin Aweidha Al Qubaisi (1395 AH / 1973 AD), Emirati nationality, descendant of Al Bin Aweidha , CEO of Bin Aweidha Holding Company, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Gas Company, and Managing Director of Market Makers Financial Consulting. He is the son of Sheikh Rashid bin Aweidha Al Qubaisi, one of the notables of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi from the Qubaisat tribe, a pioneer of national, economic, and media work in the United Arab Emirates, one of the founders of the state, and an important commercial and political figure.
H.E Zayed is a descendant of the Bin Aweidha family, one of the most influential families in establishing the United Arab Emirates politically and economically. As a distinguished economist, he succeeded in becoming one of the most important poles in corporate development and the most influential in the financial markets in the Emirates.
Scientific ProficiencyH.E Zayed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1999, and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from West Coast University in America in 2006, and a license from Redroxel University - America with a diploma in accounting in 1993.
Executive ExcellenceHeld several important administrative positions, as he worked between the years 1991-1993 as an assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bin Aweidha Group, and he also worked as Vice-Chairman of the Bin Aweidha Group during the period between 1994-2002, to assume the editor-in-chief of Al-Wahda Newspaper between 1999-2000, then To return and take over the position of CEO of Bin Aweidha Holding Company from 2003 to today. He participated as a member in many associations and boards of directors, as he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial International Bank (1993-1994), and also served as a member in the Conference of "Gulf Newspaper" Presidents (between 1991-2003), in addition to his work as a founding member of the Industrialists Union Association in 31/1/2001.
H.E Zayed bin Aweidha Al Qubaisi played a prominent role in establishing the UAE politically and economically, and he received many prominent roles for being part of a group of more than 60 diversified companies, ranging from media, trade, construction, legal and investment financing to technology. As a distinguished economist and one of the leading specialists in establishing companies, Zayed was an influential player in the history of the UAE financial markets.
Sheikh Rashid bin Aweidha Al Qubaisi accompanied His Highness Sheikh "Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan", President of the State (May God have Mercy on him and forgive him) from the very beginnings in building and establishing the Emirates, and he went through many challenges with him during the establishment process, and he also accompanied him in various official visits to most countries the world, to attend international meetings and conferences, both political and economic, and this was one of the sincere men entrusted with delivering the requirements of the citizen to the local government of Abu Dhabi.