Director - Debt Management Division
Mr. Abdulla Saeed Belyoahah is currently the Director of the Debt Management of the Department of Finance, Government of Dubai, and is responsible for the consolidation of Dubai sovereign debt, establishing the Debt Management Office and investor relations for the Department of Finance.
He has worked on some several key financing initiatives of the Government of Dubai which involves in some Bond Issuance Programmes such as the 2010 USD 1.25 Billion Bonds Programme that had won awards from the Credit Magazine as Credit Deals of the Year and from Bond Radar as one of the best 3 CEEMEA Deals of the Year, as well as other types of financing instruments.
Abdulla was part of the team that represented the Department of Finance, spearheaded by its Director General, to win the Dubai Government Excellence Award Programme.
Abdulla, a non-Executive Director, was appointed to the Board of Emaar Properties Pjsc in April 2012 and was also appointed in September 2014 as Board Member of Emaar Malls Group. He is also a Board Member of the National Bonds Corporation and a member of its Audit Committee. He had also served as Head of Operations of the Dubai Financial Support Fund, an entity under the Government of Dubai, and was actively involved in the successful completion of the restructuring of Dubai World and Nakheel Pjsc.
He started his professional career with Istithmar, a private equity firm, where he focused on consumer products and real estate.
Abdulla is a graduate from the American University in Dubai with a degree in Business Administration, and had won several awards for his work in Salik Securitization and other financial strategies.
About Debt Management Division:
The Debt Management Division works under the supervision of the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee. Its main purpose is to provide financial support and liquidity to government projects in support of the Financial Strategic Plan, which in turn is keen to promote economic development in the Emirate. One of the Division's main objectives is achieving the government's needs and aspirations, in accordance with the risk management plan. Developing and implementing a strategy for the management of sovereign debt, maintaining the efficiency of the government financial instruments, fulfilling the financial requirements and liquidity of the government's strategic projects and repaying obligations at the lowest cost are all considered among the most important priorities of the Debt Management Division.