Board of Directors

Professor Abdulrahman Sultan Alsharhan

Professor Abdulrahman Sultan Alsharhan

Chairman of ICBA Board of Directors

Professor Abdulrahman Sultan Alsharhan has been Chairman of the ICBA Board of Directors since April 2014. He has a distinguished career during which he has held several leading roles. He started his career with the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources then soon after moved to the UAE University where he held various teaching and managerial positions including: Assistant Dean for Scientific Research, Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Faculty of Science.  

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Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi

Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi

Board Member

Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi qualified as a doctor of veterinary medicine at Saint Istvan University in Budapest, Hungary. He has worked as a veterinarian in the field of environment and conservation at public institutions across the UAE. He made a transition to administration as Director of Terrestrial Biodiversity in 2013 at the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD). Taking on a larger mandate and leadership role, he has been part of the team that opened up the protected areas of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to the public.

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Dr. Jaber Eidha Al Jaberi

Dr. Jaber Eidha Al Jaberi

Board Member

Dr. Jaber Eidha Al Jaberi is Deputy Secretary General at the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi. He supports and assists in leading the organization to achieve its mandate of protecting the environment by reducing the pollution and enhancing the Emirate’s biodiversity.

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Mr. Mohammad Jamal Al-Saati

Mr. Mohammad Jamal Al-Saati

Board Member

Mr. Mohammad Jamal Al-Saati is Director of the Country Programs Department and the Officer-in-Charge for the Operations Complex in absence of the Vice President (Operations) at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Mr. Adel Al Hosani

Mr. Adel Al Hosani

Board Member

Mr. Adel Al Hosani is Director of the Operations Department at the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and is responsible for the assessment and recommendations to management of all funding requests from developing countries, as well as ensuring the successful implementation of loan and grant projects. Prior to his current role, Mr. Al Hosani worked for several years as a legal advisor at ADFD.

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Ms. Roula Majdalani

Ms. Roula Majdalani

Board Member

Ms. Roula Majdalani is Director of the Sustainable Development Policies Division (SDPD) at the United Nations – Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) in Lebanon. During her career with SDPD, she served as the First Economic Affairs Officer in the Water Resources Section, and the Chief of the Technical Cooperation Section in the Program Planning and Technical Cooperation Division. Prior to that, Ms. Majdalani served as the Human Settlements Officer, working on urban management and housing issues.

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Dr. Yvon Martel

Dr. Yvon Martel

Board Member

Dr. Yvon Martel is an experienced agrologist who is passionate about using science and collaboration between the private and public organizations to develop agricultural production in the pursuit for global food security.

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Dr. Amit Roy

Dr. Amit Roy

Board Member

Dr. Amit Roy has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) since 1992. Under his leadership, IFDC’s programs have broadened to help create sustainable agricultural productivity around the world, alleviating hunger and poverty and ensuring global food security, environmental protection and economic growth.  

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