Dr. Ali Al Nuaimi

Chairman of the Defence,
Interior and Foreign Affairs
Committee in the
Federal National Council

Dr. Ali Al Nuaimi is a Member of the UAE Federal National Council representing the emirate of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Defense Affairs, Interior & Foreign Affairs Committee at the Council. Dr. Ali Al Nuaimi is a leading international expert on extremism and education. He has more than thirty years of outstanding academic and professional achievements in Government, Non-Government, and Private sectors within the UAE and abroad. As a pioneer of educational reform and policy in the UAE, Dr. Al Nuaimi served as the Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) in his capacity as a Member of the Executive Council of the Government of Abu Dhabi A prominent advocate of global peace, tolerance and coexistence, Dr. Al Nuaimi is currently serving as the first Chairman of the International Steering Board of Hedayah, The International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism based in Abu Dhabi. He also founded and currently chairs the World Council of Muslim Communities and was the first Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Elders.