Monday, 24 June 2024

Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair, Founder and Chairman, Mashreq Bank

United Arab Emirates

Champion's Profile

Net Worth $5.9 billion Mr. Abdulla Al Ghurair is Chairman of the Board of Mashreq Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE and the region, which was founded by him and his brother Saif as we all as the Al Ghurair family in 1967. In addition, the Al Ghurair family is recognized as a major player in driving the growth of the Emirati economy. It has lent its name to many businesses and projects that have not only shaped the contours of the business sector in the United Arab Emirates, but ones that have extended their reach to the Arabian Gulf as well.

UNDP SDG

Education

Description and impact

The foundation creates opportunities to activate the untapped potential of Arab youth, providing underserved, high-achieving students with the scholarships, support and skills training that they need to thrive. The foundation tailors its programming to the needs of underserved youth, preparing them for their transition to work, ultimately empowering them to learn for life.