Economic Advisor, Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai
Harun has rich experience across the spectrum of policy making and development coupled with high profile investment banking experience including sukuk, private equity, real estate, project finance and advisory. Currently Harun is Economic Adviser, Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai. Presently he is primarily responsible for development of financial sector in Dubai and leads some key initiatives aimed at developing Dubai into global financial hub. Previously he was Regional Manager with DIB Capital and Dubai Islamic Bank, Financial Engineer with Treasury Department of Islamic Development Bank and, Junior Privatization Specialist with the World Bank. As a Chevening Scholar he holds MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking from ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading.