His Excellency Mohammad AlGergawi is the United Arab Emirates’ minister of cabinet affairs and the future. He is also chairman of the Executive Office of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. Moreover he holds the positions of deputy chairman of the UAE’s Ministerial Development Council as well as of the Emirates Investment Authority, the UAE’s sovereign wealth fund. Mr. AlGergawi is also the chairman of the Federal Smart Government Initiative as well as the Higher Committee of Innovation. At the Dubai level he is the chairman of the global investment company Dubai Holding as well as the vice chairman and managing director of Dubai Future Foundation. In addition, Mr. AlGergawi sits on the boards of the UAE University and Abu Dhabi University and the Supreme Board of the National Defense College. In 2001 he founded the Dubai Autism Center. In 1993 he founded the UAE Disabled Sports Federation and was named vice chairman of the Dubai Club for the Disabled.