Abdulla Belhoul

Chief Executive Officer

Abdulla Belhoul is the Chief Executive Officer of TECOM Group. Prior to this, he was the Chief Commercial Officer of Dubai Holding Asset Management(DHAM), where he managed an extensive portfolio of 10 business districts, 20 leading retail destinations and 15 residential communities. He also oversaw the functions and teams responsible for customer experience and smart services.

Abdulla was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Industrial City in 2013 and Chief Commercial Officer of TECOM Group in 2018. In 2020, Abdulla’s role expanded beyond TECOM Group’s business districts to cover the retail and residential portfolio under DHAM.

Between 2007 and 2013, Abdulla held various leadership positions in Dubai Holding, overseeing the construction of key projects that make up Dubai’s skyline today. From 2002 to 2007, he held various managerial positions at Dubai World Trade Centre and the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation’s Engineering.

Abdulla holds an MBA from the Higher Colleges of Technology (United Arab Emirates) and a Bachelor’s in Engineering Management from the same institution. Abdulla has also completed several executive and board level programs, including the INSEAD Executive Development Programme.

Abdulla also serves or has served on the board of directors of several organisations which are set out below.

Position Start Date End Date (if applicable)
Member of the board of Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company ("du") October 2021 N/A
Member of the board of Axiom Limited January 2019 N/A
Member of the board of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation February 2018 October 2021
Member of the board of Dubai Creek Harbour LLC April 2014 September 2021