Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki
CEO of Dubai Trade FZE
An expert in e-commerce solutions, Al Bastaki served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dubai World Corporate Departments before taking up his current position as the CEO of Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity. He was appointed as an Advisor for the Dubai Expo 2020 bid team. A Member of The UAE National Committee of World Trade Organisation, and a President of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – UAE Board of Trustees. Al Bastaki is also the Chairman of Transport & Logistics Commission-International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – UAE chapter, Advisory Board Member in the “National Association of Freight and Logistics – NAFL”, and a Member of the External Advisory Council at the University of Wollongong.
Al Bastaki holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon Graduate Institute in USA (1998) and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, USA in 1993. He has also completed number of executive development and leadership programs, including Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development and the Dubai.
Leaders Programme by Dubai World in association with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Al Bastaki won the International Maritime Club (IMC) Golden Helm Award 2014 for Excellence in Maritime Services, and the “Accomplished Leaders” category of Feigenbaum Leadership Excellence Award 2013 organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.
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