Chairman of The Executive Council
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid is the Crown Prince of Dubai and the Chairman of The Executive Council. Driven by the forward-looking and futuristic vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan works to positively impact Dubai’s governance, trade and culture; reaffirm Dubai’s position on the global stage; and create sustainable development plans for the emirate.
His Highness has taken a leading role in developing a governmental culture that is interactive, informative, engaging and above all responsive to the needs of residents and the wider community. This has been done through greater collaboration between different sectors of society and by working in partnership with various stakeholders.
As the Chairman of The Executive Council, Sheikh Hamdan plays an integral role in making the UAE leadership’s vision a reality and driving and inspiring government leaders to constantly exceed expectations – providing a sustainable quality of life to ensure happiness of the emirate’s citizens and residents.
Sheikh Hamdan is characterized by his young and dynamic personality which helps him build and maintain connections with the people of Dubai. He is a role model to government leaders and employees. His Highness truly lives and demonstrates the meaning of One Team, One Spirit.
Sheikh Hamdan’s passion for and commitment to his homeland and people has driven him to guide The Executive Council, and consecutively other government entities in Dubai, towards an integrated framework that focuses on incubating idea via think tanks, and creating taskforces to enable implementation and adoption in the marketplace.
His Highness has adopted the 50-Year Charter and the 8 Principles announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai in 2019, to form as the foundation for all government strategies, programs, and initiatives.
On leadership, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, said: “I learned from Mohammed bin Rashid that leadership is not only a privilege and an honour, but also a tremendous responsibility and that patriotism is embodied in the tireless efforts to serve the country and the commitment to ensure its leadership position. I acquired from him his passion for ambition and commitment, his sense of responsibility, modesty, discipline and wisdom his attentiveness and counselling before decision making.”