Helal Saeed Almarri

Director General
Department of Economy and Tourism - Dubai

Almarri is responsible for enhancing Dubai’s positioning as a destination for investment, business, and leisure, and for strengthening the emirate’s economy. In February 2023, Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism announced that Dubai received 14.36 million international overnight visitors in 2022, a 97% increase compared to 2021. Almarri is also a member of the Executive Council of Dubai and is the director general of the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA). He is also a member of the Supreme Committee of Expo 2020, and a board member of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Investment Corporation of Dubai, Emaar Properties PJSC, and Taaleem PJSC.