Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mr. Abdullah Salem Al Turifi

Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman

Mr. Abdullah Salem Al Turifi was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Depa Limited on 2 August 2018 and appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Depa Limited on 1 November 2018.

Mr. Al Turifi is also a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Bank of Dubai and a member of the Board of Directors of Emirates Investment Bank. He is Chairman of the Sharjah Social Security Fund and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Award for Doctoral Dissertations in Management Science. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and a member of the Board of Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (STRIP) free zone authority.

Mr. Al Turifi was Chief Executive Officer of the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) from 2003 to 2015 and Chairman of Trustee of the SCA Training Centre. From 2007 to 2010, he held the position of Secretary General of the Union of Arab Securities Commissions. He was also first director of the Hamriyah Industrial Free Zone.

Mr. Al Turifi is Chairman and CEO of Smart Professional Management Consultancies and Chairman and CEO of each of Green Lake Trading and the Healers Clinic. Mr. Al Turifi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Political Science from the United Arab Emirates University and the Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) in London.