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Board of Directors | Al-Futtaim Education Foundation

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Board of directors

Mr. Omar Al Futtaim

Chairman

Mr. Omar Al Futtaim

Chairman

Mr. Omar Al Futtaim

Mr. Fadi Hammadeh

Mr. Fadi Hammadeh

Mr. Fadi Hammadeh

Fadi Hammadeh is the General Counsel of Al-Futtaim Group. He has practiced law in the UAE for the past 20 years and held senior positions with Dubai Properties Group, DIFC and Majid Al Futtaim. He also practiced as a litigation and corporate lawyer with international law firms in Paris and Damascus.
Fadi is a published author and holds a LLB in law from Damascus University, three LLMs in Law from Assas, Sorbonne and London universities and an Executive MBA. He is currently studying for an MSc in Psychology & Neuroscience at Kings College, London.

Mr. Edward Quinlan

Mr. Edward Quinlan

Mr. Edward Quinlan

Edward Quinlan has lived in the Arabian Gulf for a number of decades. He was UAE managing partner of a Big 4 accountancy firm until his retirement in 2010.
Edward is a chartered accountant and is currently Chairman of the ICAEW Middle East Members' Advisory Board. He is also a non-executive director of one of the largest privately-owned groups in the Middle East and a number of its subsidiaries. He has served on a pro bono basis on boards or audit committees of several not for profit organisations including the Rotary Club of Dubai, Capital Club of Dubai, Cass Business School, Dubai Classical Concert Committee, International Cricket Council and Jersey Finance Middle East.
He is currently on the boards of Al Futtaim Education Foundation, Deira International School and Universal American School, in addition to serving as Chairman of Dubai College, all of which are not-for-profit organisations.

Ms. Mira Al Futtaim

Ms. Mira Al Futtaim

Ms. Mira Al Futtaim

Mira Al Futtaim is a alumni of Deira International School. She has been working with the school since 2014 sharing insights to provide a balance between the modernity and preservation of local heritage and values. Recently she’s has started working closely with the Arabic center of excellence to improve the quality of the Arabic language and its provision within our schools and beyond. Mira holds a bachelor in Economics from Smith College and aspires to pursue post graduate studies within the field of education.

Mr. Rob Stokoe

Mr. Rob Stokoe

Mr. Rob Stokoe

Director of the Al-Futtaim Education Foundation having recently led Avondale Grammar School in Singapore following sixteen years as Director of JESS, Dubai. With 30 years leadership experience including Primary, Secondary and a 5 year spell with the University of Sunderland it’s fair to say that my career has been varied. I am passionate about great learning and see positive education as an essential ingredient for effective learning and future schools.
I am still, listening, learning and sharing, continually hoping to stimulate debate and growth for the most valuable of professions. I continue to have the privilege of working with and alongside many gifted and dedicated educationalists who continue to inspire me.

Mr. Chandy Jacob

Secretary to the Board:

Mr. Chandy Jacob

Secretary to the Board:

Mr. Chandy Jacob

Chandy Jacob has an MBA from one of India’s premium business schools and worked for over 20 years in multinationals Philips and Citizen in senior positions in India, before moving to the middle east, where he had over 10 years of experience in the auto industry, and exposure to several international markets and customers. He has been with the Al Futtaim group since 2012.
In his career he has worked in accounting, sales and marketing positions before becoming a generalist.