Mohammed Sharaf

Group Chief Executive Officer, DP World


Mohammed Sharaf has served as Group Chief Executive Officer of the Group since 2005 and as a Director of the Company since 30 May 2007. He joined Dubai Ports Authority in 1992, and in 2001 he became Managing Director of DP World FZE.

In this position, he oversaw the Group’s growth into an international business and performed central roles in developing its first international operations at the terminals of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Constanta (Romania) and Vizag (India) and in developing its national operations at Jebel Ali and Port Rashid terminals. He began his shipping career at Holland Hook terminal in The Port of New York/New Jersey and has more than 20 years’ experience in the transport and logistics business. He is also Chairman of Tejari World FZ LLC.

He is Joint Vice Chairman of the US-UAE Business Council and a member of the UAE-Canada Business Council Board. A citizen of the United Arab Emirates, he is 53 years old. Committees: Member of the Nominations and Governance Committee.