Mohammed Al MuallemSenior Vice President & Managing Director – UAE Region of DP
QualificationsMohammed Al Muallem is Senior Vice President and Managing Director of DP World UAE Region. He joined Port Rashid in 1983 as a Trainee, and was promoted to Planning Engineer in 1985 followed by Assistant Port Engineer Manager in 1987. In 1991 he was appointed Senior Manager Technical when Dubai Ports Authority was created through the merger of Port Rashid and Jebel Ali Port, and was then promoted to Deputy Technical Director in 1992, Technical Director in 2000, Chief Director Technical in July 2002 and Executive Director Technical & Technology in November 2003.
In 2000, Mr Muallem was appointed Chairman of the Executive Merging Team of Dubai Ports Authority, Dubai Customs and the Free Zone, and in May 2004, he became Executive Coordinator for the Terminal 2 Development. In September 2005, DPA and DPI Terminals merged to form DP World, and Mr Muallem was appointed to the role of Senior Vice President & Managing Director of DP World's UAE region.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Degree from the University of Portland, Oregon, US, and has completed extensive training in the UK, at the University of Manchester, Cranfield College and British Airways, obtaining qualifications in Cost & Budgetary Control, Planning Maintenance, and Computer Systems and Condition Based Maintenance.