Eng. Amer Al Ghafri

Senior Director of Space Engineering Department at Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, UAE

Amer Al Ghaferi has been the Senior Director of Space Engineering Department at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center since its establishment. He overlooks the development of its projects, DubaiSat-1 and DubaiSat-2. He is also the Project Manager of KhalifaSat, the first indigenous satellite to be developed in the UAE. Al Sayegh is a believer in the strength of the nation’s human capital and leads the team tasked with innovation and advancement of the UAE’s Space technology.

He was also awarded the UAE’s Pride Medal in 2014 for his accomplishments. Amer Al Sayegh is a graduate of Queen Mary University in the United Kingdom, with a Bachelors’ Degree in Electronics. He is also a graduate from the Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, South Korea, with a Masters’ Degree in Aerospace Engineering.