Saeed has over 15 years in retail sector development, events, information technology, and project management. As an Executive Director of Retail and Strategic Alliances at Dubai Festival and Retail establishment; Saeed was overseeing the implementation of Dubai’s Retail Strategy.
Saeed was also responsible for enhancing the financial revenues of the organization by signing up multi-million dirham partnerships and leading the sponsorship development. He is also well-versed in information technology, having started his career as a Data Network Engineer at Dubai Internet City.
He has held senior management positions in the private sector; including Vice President (Business Development) at BinHendi Enterprises. He was tasked with expanding the BinHendi Enterprises brand portfolio consisting of top international brands such as Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Brioni, Zilli and Porsche Design to name few across the UAE, GCC, and India.
Saeed is also a mentor at Dubai Fashion Counsel assisting young entrepreneurs in business startups, strategy, finance, and marketing.
He holds a Master of Science, Information Technology from Bond University Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, and graduated from the University of Colorado, United States with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science.