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Saqr AlHemeiri
Chief Innovation Officer at UAE Ministry of Health


Saqr Alhemeiri is a seasoned professional with proven success and demonstrated expertise throughout his career. In a multi-faceted career spanning over two decades, Saqr has solidified himself as one of the most skilled, experienced, and well-regarded professionals in his industry. Throughout nearly all of his professional endeavors, Saqr has worked to design innovative learning and development programs, corporate strategies, and engaging leadership training programs specifically designed to shape raw talent into powerful assets that can drive the success of nearly any business or organization.

With a deep understanding and an extensive expertise in background building, administering educational, learning, and development programs, and developing corporate strategy across all organizational levels throughout the private sector, Saqr has worked to expand his repertoire throughout the realms of utilities, commercial operations, and retail.

Saqr currently serves as The Chief Innovation Officer and Director of The Training And Development Center with the Ministry of Health & Prevention. Since 2015, Saqr has dedicated all of his time to his professional endeavors, working to provide thoughtful leadership as the Ministry planned to open and implement a new training and development center in Sharjah. In addition to designing a new approach and strategy for the healthcare innovation agenda.

From his early days, Saqr learned bits and pieces throughout all of his professional endeavors related to understanding just how to cultivate and grow the strategic relationships that foster success for business and organizations of all sizes. Saqr also recognized just how valuable human capital could be and set forth on a mission to learn, teach, and train professionals across a wide range of industries. Across commercial operations, private sector firms, and public organizations, Saqr has demonstrated just how successful his innovative, customized programs have been.

Throughout his time with Emirates Airline, he travelled across countries to Emirates Airline hubs and participated in hands-on learning in nearly every function related to the airlines’ operations. With Majid Al Futtaim Retail Carrefour, Saqr worked to create and execute a comprehensive learning and development strategy that was implemented throughout the entire company. At Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Saqr designed the strategies, communications, and improvements needed to allow the company to achieve their short-term and long-term goals, ultimately driving strategy development throughout the entire company.

In nearly every single example seen throughout Saqr’s professional history, he has shown that leadership lives in his very core. As a cooperative, engaging, and supportive leader, Saqr works every day to ensure that his employees and those of his clients have all of the necessary tools, strategies, and training to ensure that they are best positioned for success.

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