Khaled Al Hashmi
Khaled Al Hashmi currently works as Director of Space Missions, Science and Technology at the UAE Space Agency. Spearheading the program management of the UAE Mars Mission “The Hope” project, the UAE ground station for deep space network, leading the Emirates Space Innovation Group (ESIG), developing the space mission program, the Science & Technology and Innovation roadmap, and the scientific small satellite program and support the development and execution of the UAE national space policy and strategy. Khaled Al Hashmi previously held roles in senior management positions that demanded critical business transformation as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, and Director in Space, Aerospace, Oil & Gas industries, government administration and state-owned enterprises. Earned a General Management accreditation from Harvard Business School (HBS), a Master Degree in Thermal Power and Fluids Engineering from University of Manchester, Postgraduate Diploma in Operational Research from Strathclyde University and Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Saint Louis University.