Secretary General

UAE International Investors Council

Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan joined the UAE International Investors Council in November 2014, as Secretary General. Mr. Al Jarwan started his career in Etisalat in 1988. In 1996 he joined Thuraya Telecommunications Company.

At Thuraya he served as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, where he designed the overall business strategy and managed the company’s commercial operations division. He returned to Etisalat in 2006 to establish and lead the International Investments Division till year 2011 and become the Chief Regional Officer for Asia Region till March 2014. Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan served as a board member for several of Etisalat’s international subsidiaries – Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company, Etisalat Misr, Ivory Coast, PTCL – Pakistan, Etisalat Lanka, Ufone – Pakistan, Etisalat Afghanistan as well as Chairman of Etisalat Benin. Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan Major Achievements are launching Thuraya Mobile Satellite system in 100 countries, securing the third GSM License in Egypt and an Acquisition of an existing third operator in Sri Lanka. Mr. Jamal Al Jarwan has a total of 25 years’ experience in Telecom, Investments and Business Development. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Dayton-Ohio in the United States and a degree in Executive Management from IMD business school, Switzerland and degree in Leadership Strategy from Tuck School of Business–Dartmouth University, New Hampshire, United State of America.