Mohamed Al Zaabi

CEO, Miral

Mohamed Al Zaabi is the Chief Executive Officer of Miral Asset Management. He joined the company in 2015 and helped establish Miral as one of the leading curators of experiences in the region. 

Al Zaabi currently oversees the management and business strategy of Miral’s expanding portfolio on Yas Island Abu Dhabi, positioning it as a top global destination for entertainment, leisure and business through immersive experiences and world-class attractions. 

Through Al Zaabi’s leadership, Miral has invested over AED 9 billion into completed projects on Yas Island successfully forging key business partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable leisure and entertainment brands, including SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and Warner Bros. Underscoring Al Zaabi’s success, today Yas Island is home to an array of award-winning experiences and in 2019 attracted 29 million visitations. 

After his period in the military, he joined a subsidiary of Emirates Advanced Investment, as Head of Integrated Technologies. Al Zaabi then made his first venture into project and construction development in 2008 when he joined Aldar Properties PJSC. He worked across various business units, including as Head of Integrated Technologies, Director of Estates and Director of Strategic Investments. 

His current board positions include; Chairman of Experience Hub, the trade and promotion arm of Yas Island Abu Dhabi and a subsidiary of Miral, and Member of the Board of Directors at Farah Experiences LLC, manager and operator of entertainment experiences on Yas Island Abu Dhabi. 

He was the first Emirati to receive the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certificate from Cisco, one of the world’s most prestigious certifications in the IT industry. Al Zaabi holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD and an MSc in Strategic Project Planning from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from UAE University. 


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