Badr Buhannad

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Badr Buhannad Chief Corporate Support Officer

Badr Buhannad is currently Chief Corporate Support Officer at Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZA). In his capacity, Buhannad is responsible for overseeing information Technology, Digital and Supply Management at DIEZA to ensure the organization utilizes the most cutting-edge solutions for the effective and efficient management of operations. As part of his role, he oversees the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedures to ensure corporate support operations run smoothly and are effectively integrated into the organization.

Buhannad brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in strategic planning, including technology strategies, organizational performance, audit and risk, business development and cost management.

During his time with DSO, Buhannad has led multiple major business transformations and achieved outstanding successes. Among them, the development of Dubai Silicon Oasis 2021 Strategic Pillars (Smart City, Desired Society, Technology Hub, Happiest People); in alignment with the Dubai 2021 Plan reintroducing impactful corporate values to reflect the goals and ambitions of the organization; end-to-end re-engineering of the supply chain resulting in improved efficiency; leading the implementation of digital transformational strategies, and many more.

Buhannad’s previous experience includes Chief Audit and Risk Officer with Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA). In his capacity with DIFCA, Buhannad led the creation of an internal audit and risk department at DIFCA… Badr has earlier worked with Dubai World, as well as the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation.

Buhannad holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Higher Diploma in accounting from the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai – UAE.