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Abdulrahman A. Al-Awar is the Director General of the Federal Government Human Resource Authority (FAHR). The Authority is responsible for developing strategies & policies and initiating projects to advance the Human Capital of the UAE Federal Government. He is also a board member of Emirate National Oil Company (ENOC), University of Dubai and Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government. Dr. Al Awar has over 18 years of experience in executive roles in Public and Private sectors and across various industries (spanning Oil & Gas & banking, etc.). He served previously as Executive Vice President of Business Development – New Smelters in Dubai Aluminium Company (DUBAL). The Business Development division was responsible for developing multi billions US$ smelter projects in the UAE and the Region.
Dr. Abdulrahman has a Ph.D. in Geology and Geological Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA, 1995. He started his career in Dubai petroleum Company in 1996.