Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi

His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi is the Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), which is an autonomous national funding institution established by the Government of Abu Dhabi in 1971. It offers development aid and programs in the form of concessionary loans, government grants and technical assistance to developing countries in support of their economic and social objectives. H.E. Al Suwaidi has been the Director General of ADFD since 2008. In his previous role, he served as the Director of the Operations Department where he actively managed the core business of the Fund.


09.00 - 09.45
AD Fund Hall
What is the new approach for regional development with the backdrop of the 4IR, technological change, increasing geopolitical risks, and the role of private sector and non-state actors. How to increase cooperation across regional banks towards the implementation of the sustainable development goals. This high level panel will discuss the evolving role of regional development banks.