Abdullah Salem al-Turafi

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Abdullah Salem al-Turafi
Occupation CEO
Employer Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority
Location Dubai
Website http://www.sca.ae/english/index.asp

Abdullah Salem al-Turafi is chief executive officer of the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority, the market regulator for the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange and the Dubai Financial Market. He is also first secretary-general for the Union of Arab Securities Authorities.


Al-Turafi has held various government executive positions, including assistant under-secretary for economic affairs at the Ministry of Economy and Trade. In 1999, he was appointed as director of the Hamriyah free zone and was a board member of Emirates Industrial Bank. He has also worked forCitibank Dubai and National Bank of Abu Dhabi[1].


Al-Turafi studied business at UAE University and completed a diploma in finance in the US.


  1. Six most influential financial regulators. MEED.