Mr. Essamuddin GaladariVice-Chairman
Mr. Essamuddin Galadari is a member of Amlak Finance’s Board of Directors. In addition to this, he is also the Chief Executive Officer for Ithra Dubai LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai.
He brings nearly 31 years of experience in the construction and development industry to his roles. He is also currently an active member of several professional associations including the U.A.E. Society of Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineering in the United Kingdom.
Prior to his current positions, Mr. Galadari held a number of leadership positions with Emaar Properties. This includes CEO of Emaar Properties, Managing Director of Emaar Bawadi, and Managing Director of Emaar International. He was instrumental in finalizing major projects such as Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa and was responsible for expanding the business into 11 countries in Asia and North Africa. He also served on the Board of Directors of several Emaar companies.
Mr. Galadari began his career at Dubai Municipality as a Projects Manager. In this role, he was responsible for infrastructure development projects which assisted Dubai in becoming a global city. He was later on promoted to Head of General Projects Section, and later to Head of Roads Construction.
Mr. Galadari received his Civil Engineering degree from the Polytechnic of Wales. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Structural Engineering from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.