Fahad Mohammed Al Mheiri
Deputy Managing Director
Fahad Mohammed Al Mheiri is the Deputy Managing Director for Raytheon Emirates, a landed company of Raytheon Technologies based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Raytheon Emirates defense industry strategy, driving business growth and fostering the relationship between Raytheon Emirates and the UAE’s defense ecosystem.
He has 20 years of experience spread across International, Private, Government and Federal Government sectors. Prior to joining Raytheon Emirates, Al Mheiri was the Acting Executive Director of the UAE Space Sector at the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA), overseeing the Space Policy, Education Directorate, and the Space Mission Management Directorate.
Prior to that he was the Executive Director of Business Development at the Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC), during his role there he was the UAE shareholder representative to international joint ventures and internationally owned companies and held several Chairman, and Board Member positions. During his tenure at EDIC, he served as the acting CEO of Bayanat LLC, acting CEO of EDIC Technical Services, and Director of NIMR’s Projects, Sales and Marketing division. Before moving to the aerospace and defense industry, Al Mheiri launched the UAE’s first Air Quality remote sensing project together with Masdar Institute to develop Air quality related algorithms.
Al Mheiri holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University.