Hadi Badri
CEO, Dubai Department Economy and Tourism

Hadi Badri

Hadi Badri is the Chief Executive Officer of Economic Development at Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET)

Hadi has held various management roles at Emaar Properties, including as CEO of Emaar International($1.5bn Revenue, $0.4bn EBITDA), Group Chief Strategy Officer at Emaar and Chairman of Namshi ($0.4bn Net Revenue). Prior to joining Emaar, Hadi was a Principal at Bain & Company, where he leda range of complex strategy and organization projects across industries.

He was also an investment professional at The Carlyle Group and Dubai International Capital. Hadi hasserved as a Board Director for Emaar Properties in 15 companies across Real Estate, E-commerce andHospitality, including Emaar’s real estate development businesses in India, Turkey, Pakistan, Moroccoand Jordan, Namshi (Fashion E-commerce) and Rove Hotels (Hospitality).

Hadi has also served as a Board Director at Sandooq Al Watan (Private Sector Not-for-profit) and RivoliGroup (Retail) and as a Member of Investment Advisory Committees at Middle East Venture Partners(Venture Capital) and Carlyle MENA Partners (Private Equity).

Hadi is an honors graduate in Economics from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA.