Feryal Ahmadi - COO

In her position as Chief Operating Officer for the DMCC, Feryal oversees the company’s corporate governance and sustainability initiatives and drives its vision to remain the authority on international commodities trade and enterprise.

Feryal is also responsible for DMCC’s ‘Smart District’ strategy and leads all corporate divisions including Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing and Communications,  Procurement, Legal and Compliance.

Presiding over a successful transformation project in 2013 that significantly enhanced DMCC operations and its customer journey experience, Feryal leads the wider operational team tasked with growing the world’s leading free zone. Through long-term strategic planning and continuous strive for innovation and excellence, she has been one of the fundamental pillars behind DMCC achieving its international status and recognition today.

In addition, Feryal serves as an official spokesperson for DMCC in national and international media, continuously working to strengthen and increase the organization’s global positioning.

Feryal earned an Executive MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the American University in Sharjah.