H.E. Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri is a seasoned entrepreneur and a dignified diplomat. As the visionary founder behind the Ali & Sons name, his tactical approach to defeating challenges coupled with his unwavering willpower led the company into an era of expansion by establishing new businesses within various sectors locally and abroad. He has received many citations and commendations across the globe for his noteworthy achievements. The Family Council which he introduced, upholds and maintains the sanctity of the group’s Philosophy, Vision and Mission. In addition to his steady and active presence within the regional business network, H.E. Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri has also held key positions in prestigious offices which further signify his extraordinary leadership traits.
Mr. Ahmed Bin Ali Al Dhaheri is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the group. He is a focused and sound decision maker who takes a highly proactive approach to his role. A Certified Public Accountant from California, USA, he earned his B.A. degree from Seattle Pacific University. Within a short time, his significant endeavors within the corporate sphere have earned him prestigious awards including those bestowed by the late President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan and the late ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Rashed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Mr. Al Dhaheri was awarded with the Young Business Person of the Year accolade at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards in 2008, and has always been an extraordinary achiever. He is also the winner of the Ernst & Young trophy for outstanding achievement in the fields of Accounting.
Group Managing Director, Engr. Shamis Bin Ali Al Dhaheri is a prominent, worldly business figure with a wealth of industry expertise. He excels in strategy development and has been the brilliant mind behind many of the group’s most prosperous projects. Engr. Shamis oversees areas such as Ali & Sons’ operational management, financial planning, feasibility, new investment opportunities and key management recruitment. Engr. Al Dhaheri studied Civil Engineering and earned his Master’s Degree (With Honors) from the prestigious University College London. For his contribution to the UAE economy in various business sectors, he has been commended and awarded with the “Certificate of Achievement” by the late H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. At the 6th International Maritime Awards, Engr. Shamis claimed the "Young Entrepreneur" award for his undertakings in the maritime sector.
An esteemed graduate of Business Administration from the renowned Higher Colleges of Technology, Ms. Fatima Bint Ali Al Dhaheri and her inherent sense of business have been a solid force behind the company’s overall development. Further driven by her passion for art and precious gems, Ms. Fatima Al Dhaheri manages Amwaj, one of the group’s own brands specializing in high-end jewellery. She is a graduate of jewellery design (with GIA certification including diamond and colored stone grading). Ms. Al Dhaheri has also created her own line of designer jewellery called Ruwaya. She has led Amwaj from its beginnings as small boutique in Abu Dhabi to its leading role in the industry today. With the addition of new branches and a strategic expansion plan, Amwaj is set to continue building on its record of success.
Mr. Saeed Al Dhaheri is a finance graduate from The American University in Dubai. Upon completion of his studies, Mr. Al Dhaheri was driven to begin his professional progression by his profound knowledge of Financial Markets and the Investment Industry along with his fascination for analysis and pure mathematics. He launched his career in 2012 as an Analyst at the Abu Dhabi Investments Authority. His avid interest in Real Estate, Hospitality, Risk Management and Equities led to his current role as Director of Investments at Ali & Sons. He is responsible for managing all of the group’s investment activities as well as sourcing new investment options. Mr. Al Dhaheri is also a Board Member of the National Central Cooling Company PJSC) (Tabreed).
Mr. Mohamed Al Dhaheri is currently the acting Assistant Managing Director of Ali & Sons Co. – Motors Division. Mr. Al Dhaheri is known for his inherent ability to seamlessly develop and implement leading customer-driven services to the highest standards. He is greatly focused on the group's automotive division. From a young age he first began as Operations Manager of the Ali & Sons Motors Division which he effectively ran and supervised while working full time at the service centre in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. Mr. Al Dhaheri is also a board member at Foodco and on the Audit Committee at Sense Gourmet. He is a Business Administration graduate holding a Bachelor of Science from the New York Institute of Technology, Abu Dhabi with a major in Finance.