Mishaal Al Gergawi

Mishaal Al Gergawi

Mishaal Al Gergawi

Founder and Managing Director, Delma Institute

Biography

Mishaal is the managing director of the Delma Institute, an inter-disciplinary research house. Through Delma, Mishaal is trying to think how meaningful policy can be made in an time of accelerated production of information and hyper emergence of actors. Holding a BA and an MSc. in finance, he began his career in investment banking, shortly afterwards he set up a building materials family business. After maintaining a weekly column in the UAE, he joined the Dubai government to establish its contemporary cultural projects strategy. Mishaal continues to write a column with a specific focus on the Gulf. He analyses the challenges and opportunities of the region, its member states and cities from political, economic and sociocultural considerations.