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Fady Jameel

Deputy President and Vice Chairman

Abdul Latif Jameel

Dubai, AE

Fady Jameel

Biography

Fady M. Jameel is Deputy President and Vice Chairman, International of Abdul Latif Jameel, a family-owned diversified business, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel. Mr. Jameel heads the international operations of Abdul Latif Jameel in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, Europe, Asia and the Americas. Fady Jameel is a board member of Abdul Latif Jameel.

As President, International of Community Jameel, he has led an expansion of the organization’s global programs. Community Jameel’s flagship job creation program, Bab Rizq Jameel, has helped hundreds of thousands of men and women in work in the Middle East and North Africa, and Community Jameel’s deep and longstanding relationship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has in recent years seen the establishment of the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS); the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL); and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic). Most recently it saw the launch of the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA), cofounded by Community Jameel and Imperial College London, and the award of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics to two of the cofounders of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which Community Jameel has supported and partnered with since 2005.

Fady is Chairman and Founder of Art Jameel. His passion and appreciation for art led him to create a number of successful initiatives and partnerships, including with the V&A Museum, London and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Art Jameel recently announced the development of two major art centers including the Hayy: Creative Hub to open in Saudi Arabia winter 2019/20 2020 and the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai.

Fady Jameel’s Newsfeed

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to supply clean energy in Australia

Fady Jameel, deputy president and vice chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel, said this announcement marks a new milestone for FRV in Australia. “The devastating Australian bushfires have started 2020 off with a stark reminder of the reality of global warming, and the urgent need to address climate change. Together with our partners, FRV and Snowy Hydro, Abdul Latif Jameel is committed to playing an active role in developing clean energy solutions and ultimately contributing to create a more sustainable future for the world,” he added.

A powerful new drug is identified by deep-learning model

“The world is in desperate need of new antibiotics to combat dangerous diseases, so it is hugely encouraging that the team at J-Clinic at MIT, have helped make a breakthrough in finding a genuinely new one using machine learning,” said Fady Jameel, president, International of Community Jameel.

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Fady Jameel’s Background

Deputy President and Vice Chairman
Jan 2011 - Present
Dubai, AE
Abdul Latif Jameel is a diversified business comprised of independent entities that include automotive distribution, autoparts manufacturing, financial services, renewable energy, environmental services, land and real estate development, logistics, electronics retailing and media services. Abdul Latif Jameel has an active investments arm positioning itself as a preferred global business partner.
President, International
Jan 2003 - Present
Dubai, AE
Committed to creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and youth, Community Jameel works across 6 fields of development: livelihoods, arts, education, health, climate, and evidence and is active worldwide, with direct programs and collaboration with international institutions and grassroots organizations. Formed in 2003 it continues the Jameel family's tradition of helping improve people's lives.
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Fady Jameel’s Education

BA, Political Science