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Dr Amina Al Rustamani

Group Chief Executive & Chairperson, TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council

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Dr Amina Al Rustamani is the force behind Dubai's efforts to become an innovative global fashion, design and business centre. Al Rustamani is the chief executive of Tecom Investments, a business park operator owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and is responsible for developing the Dubai Design District (D3), 2 million square metres of purpose-built epicentre for the region's design industry.

Al Rustamani also founded and chairs the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, a state-funded body that aims to provide a unified platform for fashion in Dubai by organising events and offering industry insight. Her launch of Dubai Wholesale City and supporting role in the UAE government's Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 further seeks to nurture the city's future innovators and industry leaders.


TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council

TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council

Group Chief Executive & Chairperson

2001 - Present

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


George Washington University

George Washington University

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