HE AlGergawi is the Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Vice Chairman of the Ministerial Development Council in the United Arab Emirates. In 2003, he became the first secretary-general of the Dubai Executive Council. A year later he became the founding chairman of the Young Arab Leaders, and in 2006 he was chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Arab Strategy Forum. He is also the co-chair of the World Economic Forum Global Future Councils. In addition, H.E. AlGergawi holds other several leading positions, including the Deputy Chairman of the Emirates Investment Authority, the Chairman of the Executive Office in Dubai, the Chairman of the Emirates Competitiveness Council (ECC), the Chairman of the World Government Summit (WGS), and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), and the Secretary-General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives (MBRGI). He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Eastern Michigan University.