His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum
() is a member of Dubai
's ruling family. He is a nephew of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
, the current ruler of Dubai.
Sheikh Maktoum received a BSBA in Finance with Honors from Suffolk University
, Boston MA, USA. Sheikh Maktoum serves as CEO of Al Fajer Group which deals in oil barrel manufacture, import/export, textiles, tradeshow management, electromechanical engineering, travel and tourism and construction. He is also President of Al Fajer Properties, the conglomerate’s property arm. Sheikh Maktoum is also presently the Chairman of the Dubai International Holding Company (a private investment firm with extensive experience in natural resources, mining, traditional and renewable energy), Al-Nasr Sports Club, and SHUAA Capital (one of the leading independent full-service investment banks in the MENA region).
As director of Shadar Holdings Sheikh Maktoum helped bring Virgin Megastores
, Pull & Bear
, and Bershka
into the United Arab Emirates
Sheikh Maktoum was the Founder, President and Chairman of the A1 Grand Prix
racing series. After an extremely successful 1st season of A1GP, during which Maktoum proved it was an exciting new form of motorsport, it was announced on September 29, 2006 that he was to sell his position as Chairman & Director of A1GP. The transfer of his share in the organisation of A1 Grand Prix to RAB Capital
was finalized in... Read More