Eng. Dawood Abdul Rahman Al-Hajri was appointed Director General of Dubai Municipality in 2018.
He started his career at Dubai Municipality in 1993 as Town Planning Engineer at the Executive Planning Department, then held several positions in the same field, including Head of the Planning Department, Director of the Executive Planning Department, then Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality for the Engineering and Planning Sector in September 2016.
Al-Hajiri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Construction Technology from Eastern University, USA, where he graduated in 1993. He is also a graduate of the Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Leadership Development.
Positions and Awards:
The Director General has extensive experience in the field of planning, investment and urban development, and he has represented Dubai Municipality in many forums, conferences and seminars, and won the Creative Leader Award in the Dubai Government Excellence Program.
Al-Hajri is also a member of many committees at Dubai Municipality and within other organizations, most notably:
Board of Directors of the Society of Engineers, United Arab Emirates (SOE UAE)
The Higher Committee of Dubai Urban Plan 2020
American Society of Urban Planners
Board of Directors of Al-Nasr Sports and Cultural Club
Educational Schools Committee
Dubai Municipality Industrial and Investment Allocation Committee.