Abdul Hamid Duwaya Ahli


  • British Business Group
  • Dubai Economic Council
  • Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development
  • Small and Medium Enterprises


Mr. Abdulhamid Mohammed Duwaya Ahli holds a Bachelor’s Degree in General Law before going on to complete his Master’s Degree in Business Law. In 1987, he started his first company. At present, he is known to be one of the foremost commercial agents and dealer for distinctive local and international brands in Dubai and the Middle East.

With over 17 years of senior cross-functional management experience in business development, legal consulting, state-of-the-art technology, private equity and public relations, Mr. Duwaya is considered as one of the most trusted business specialists in the Gulf region. Respected for his positive outlook and hospitable personality, he is well regarded by his peers and associates and known to be a full-fledged and progressive man. He possesses a thorough understanding of business development dynamics, international brokerage, human resource management, government relations and current industry trends. His career has seen him play a vital role in some of the most significant start-ups in the UAE.


  • “Young Entrepreneur Award” by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai
  • He has received several recognition for his notable works with multinational companies across a variety of trades including electricity, production, transmission and supply, control apparatus installation, internal communication network, installation and maintenance, and etc.
  • In 2002, he achieved the largest sales award for International Brokerage in Dubai
  • In 1997, his groundbreaking efforts in the development of new International System for Business Formation were lauded by Department of Economic Development.
  • Award for Distinguished Academic Performance by H.H Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum