Enticing opportunities: The role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape.

Sharief Fahmy

CEO, Middle East General Enterprises (MGE)
Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi

Sharief is currently serving as a Chief Executive Officer at the Middle East General Enterprises (MGE), a UAE Family Office that provides business and investment solutions to the International Business Community in an array of specialties to include Logistics, Real Estate, Construction, Banking and Finance, Defense and Aerospace, Events

Management, and Healthcare. Sharief is a long-time member of AmCham Abu Dhabi, in his capacity as Chairman, he has launched several key community engagement programs to include high-level engagements with Senior UAE Ministerial Officials. He also leads the US-UAE Public Affairs Committee on the annual door knock taking to the hill issues that affect US Expats living abroad.

Sharief is a United States citizen, born in Troy, New York and has lived in Abu Dhabi since 2008. Sharief completed with honors a 23-year public service career where he served in the United States Government on USAF Base Level tours, Joint Strategic Level tours at the Pentagon, the White House, Presidential Airlift “Air Force One,” United States Central Command, and lastly as a diplomat at the United States Embassy Abu Dhabi.

Sharief is a member of the Dubai based American Business Council (ABC), a lifetime member of the Military Officer Association of America (MOAA) and the Society of White House Military Aides.

Welcome to ADIOC 2017

Tawazun Economic Council is greatly honored to welcome you to the Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC 2017) which will be hosted in our beautiful city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE under the theme “Enticing opportunities: The Role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape”. 

Under the Patronage of


Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

HE Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri
Chief Executive Officer, Tawazun Economic Council and
Tawazun Holding
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Matar Ali Al Romaithi
Chief Officer, Industrial Devt Unit Tawazun Economic Council
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Bilal Aktas
Head of Industrialization Department, Undersecretariat of Defence Industries
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Dr. Dhafir Awadh Bader Al Shanfari
Chief Executive Officer, Omani Authority for Partnership for Development
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Lieutenant Colonel Dong-Woo Kim
Deputy Director of Offset Division, Defense Acquisition Program Administration Korea
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