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Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Fahim


Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Fahim was born in 1948, in the city of Al-Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. For his initial schooling, he attended the “Qur’an Religious School” and then joined the “Al Falahiya School” for further studies in 1959, before travelling to England for higher studies.

Upon his return from this journey to England, crowned with a successful completion of his studies, Mohammed A.J. Al Fahim joined the family business in1968 and helped in diversifying the business by opening its doors to various fields: Real Estate, Automotive, Industrial Projects, Travel and Tourism, Agriculture are as many a new field the company ventured in.

Amongst his numerous business achievements, Mohammed A.J. Al Fahim has occupied several honorable positions that allowed him to contribute in the development of the Capital: he was a Board Member at the Telephone Company, the Council for Water and Electricity as well as Chairman of the National Investment and Securities Corporation (Niscorp) and 1st Vice President of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Adding to his achievements, Mohammed A.J. Al Fahim established the Makarem Company for General Trading and Real Estate. At present, he holds the position of Honorary Chairman of Al Fahim Group and is on the Board of Directors of an Insurance Company.

He was invited to speak in a number of universities in the United States and has won the “Gulf Chief Executive Award” in 1995 and Arab Business Excellence Award in 2007.


He is also the member of the Consultative Board to the Ministry of Health and Chairman of CBE Advisory Board of the U.A.E. University. His first book: “From Rags to Riches - A Story of Abu Dhabi” published in English was issued in its Arabic, French Japanese, German, Italian, Russian and Urdu versions.

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