Dr. Tariq Humaid Al Tayer is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and a member of the Advisory Council of Dubai Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the UAE Federal National Council and the Financial, Economic & Industrial Affairs Committee, along with being a member of the Board of Directors for the Al Tayer Group of Companies and Partner at ART Consultants.
Dr. Al Tayer has been a member of the UAE Federal National Council and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program. He has also held various positions in financial institutions such as Chairman, Dubai Investment Park Development, Board Member and Vice Chairman, Dubai Islamic Bank and Chairman, Bank of Khartoum, Sudan.
Dr. Al Tayer has been involved in sports and has been the Chairman of the Executive Office and the Board, Al Nasr Sports Club, Chairman of UAE Football League and Member of the UAE General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from University of Colorado - Denver, Master’s degree in Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering & Management, University of Colorado - Boulder, USA, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Arizona, USA.