Executive Director - Commercial, Aldar Properties

Maan Al Awlaqi is the Executive Director - Commercial at Aldar Properties PJSC. In this role, Maan leads Aldar's sales, marketing and customer management activities. In his capacity as a representative of Aldar Properties, Maan is also Chairman of Aldar Etihad Joint Ventures; Board of Directors (BoD) Member of Abu Dhabi Finance (ADF); and Board of Directors (BoD) Member of Seih Sdeirah Real Estate.

Educated in London, Maan graduated from the globally ranked SOAS, University of London. Upon graduation, and returning to the UAE, Maan took up a role at Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund, Dubai Capital Group, becoming its youngest Vice President at 25 years old, before quickly rising to Senior Vice President. In this role Maan focused on a MENA mandate across a number of asset classes from private equity to public equity.

Following his time at Dubai Capital Group, Maan joined Dubai Bank, where he headed the wealth management and brokerage unit, and became a member of the Investment Committee and Asset Liability Committee. Maan later took up a position at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Capital, in the capacity as Principal for the Company’s New York domiciled third party cleantech fund II. Success in this role resulted in Maan moving to asset manage Masdar’s flagship investment – Sham I, which also led him to the role of CFO for Shams.