Interviews

Last Updated: Sat, Jun 25 2016 | 7:05 AM |
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Education»

University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul

If the UAE is to develop its knowledge economy and diversify away from oil, then it needs to ensure that its citizens are ready and willing to work in the private sector. Dr Ahmad Belhoul, the UAE’s new Minister of State for Higher Education, reveals how he is hoping to solve one of the country’s toughest problems

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Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
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Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds

How the founder of De Grisogono jewellery empire, Fawaz Gruosi, went from high school dropout...

The business of pleasure: CEO of Global Village Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa
Business»

The business of pleasure: CEO of Global Village Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa

A staple on the Dubai tourism scene, Global Village provides cultural entertainment to millions...

CEO Anan Fakhreddin on Damas' extraordinary growth
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CEO Anan Fakhreddin on Damas' extraordinary growth

Anan Fakhreddin reveals the secrets behind Damas' extraordinary growth over the past half-decade...

Mind coach: The importance of mental toughness in business
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Mind coach: The importance of mental toughness in business

From professional basketball player to motivational speaker, John Dabrowski has made a career...

Checking in: Managing Marriott's growing business in the Middle East
Travel & Hospitality»

Checking in: Managing Marriott's growing business in the Middle East

Marriott’s man in the Middle East and Africa, Alex Kyriakidis, discusses taxes, trends and...

Why Ferrari is still the world's most wanted sports car
Cars & Boats»

Why Ferrari is still the world's most wanted sports car

Italian sports car maker Ferrari reveals why the Middle East is such an important market and...

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Arabtec: Cementing a new future
Construction»

Arabtec: Cementing a new future

Dubai’s largest listed contractor has recorded losses for six consecutive quarters. But Raja...

How two royal sisters help Dubai's emerging designers
Style»

How two royal sisters help Dubai's emerging designers

Sheikha Maytha and Sheikha Hafa Al Maktoum have created a platform for up-and-coming regional...

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Destined for greatness: The Entertainer creator Donna Benton
StartUp»

Destined for greatness: The Entertainer creator Donna Benton

The developer of the popular two-for-one coupon culture takes a retrospective look at her well...

BookATailor: The Uber of tailoring
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BookATailor: The Uber of tailoring

A new breed of bespoke tailor is taking New York by storm. Ahead of a potential global expansion...

Powerful partnerships: Deepak Babani, CEO of Eros group
Business»

Powerful partnerships: Deepak Babani, CEO of Eros group

Mr. Deepak Babani, CEO of Eros Group, believes creating lasting partnerships – with both suppliers...

The dream maker: Soneva's Sonu Shivdasani
Travel & Hospitality»

The dream maker: Soneva's Sonu Shivdasani

Thirty years ago, after visiting the Maldives for a holiday, Sonu Shivdasani decided to build...

Tour of Duty: George Horan
Retail»

Tour of Duty: George Horan

One of the three Irishmen instrumental in creating Dubai Duty Free and building it into an...

Robert Ettinger on leather, skiing, and building a family business
Leisure»

Robert Ettinger on leather, skiing, and building a family business

Robert Ettinger is the third generation to take over the business that bears his family name...

At your service: Imad Elias, CEO of Roda Hotel Group
Business»

At your service: Imad Elias, CEO of Roda Hotel Group

We sit down with Imad Elias, CEO of Roda Hotel Group, to discuss his love of Ferraris, Patek...


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